82 HOW TO RIDE THE MOTORCYCLE
HOW TO RIDE THE MOTORCYCLE
This vehicle is designed only
for on-road riding including un-
paved public roads. It is not
designed for use off-road.
The first 1 600 km (1 000 mile) that
the motorcycle is ridden is d esignated
as the break-in period. If the motorcy-
cle is not used carefully during this pe-
riod, you may very well end up with a
“broken down” instead of a “broken in”
motorcycle after a few thousand kilo-
The following rules should be ob-
served during the break-in period.
The table shows maximum recom-
mended engine speed during the
0 800 km (0
4 000 r/min (rpm)
When operating on public roadways,
keep maximum speed under traffic
Do not start m ov ing or race the en-
gine immediately after starting it,
even if the engine is already warm.