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View Poll Results: Break in periods, do it right or no?
Break it in right, it's the life of your bike! 67 59.29%
Screw that Ride it like you stole it, burn the tires off the showroom! 34 30.09%
Whats a break in? 12 10.62%
Voters: 113. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-23-2008, 02:18 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by 1badSRAD View Post

that is the correct way to break in a motor.
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Old 11-24-2008, 11:35 PM   #42
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I have heard good arguments for both sides. Personally the only bike I bought brand new I followed manufacturer spec but I voted for the other option cause that one sounded better.
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Old 11-26-2008, 09:32 AM   #43
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"Ride it now how your going to ride it forever, or untill you crash" Is what I have always been told, not by salesman of course.

I didn't break mine in and shes still fine
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Old 11-26-2008, 09:51 AM   #44
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I broke mine in at the track. No problems at all.
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Old 11-29-2008, 04:53 PM   #45
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my opinion: no modern engine should require break-in period - if a manufacturer tells me my motor has never been run before - I'll have a problem with it - they just better not be that likely to fail any more...

I'd also love to understand how a constant speed could cause any problem at all on a new motor... modern manufacturing methods leave a lot less 'wiggle room' in any of the connections, and metallurgy has improved way beyond needing break-in....

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