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  1. Bike RPM drops when shifting into first + bogging

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hello there, I recently picked up a 1971 Honda cb500 four. It was sitting for approx. a year and I'm finding a couple issues with it. It might be tuning or it might be that I'm not used to the larger bike. The problems I'm experiencing are: When I'm starting off from a stop in 1st gear my bike...
  2. 81 Twinstar bogging out

    Motorcycle Repair
    I recently bought an 81 Twinstar to go to and from work. I am currently have the issue where if I hit the throttle somewhat hard, it will immediately bog out. If I just accelerate gradually it is fine. After I cleaned out the carb I noticed the pilot screw was tightened all the way, I backed it...
  3. Twinstar bogging at open throttle

    First Bike / New Rider
    This may be the wrong forum for it, but I dont have enough posts to go elsewhere. I recently bought an 81 Twinstar to go to and from work. I am currently have the issue where if I hit the throttle somewhat hard, it will immediately bog out. If I just accelerate gradually it is fine. After I...
  4. '82 GS650 bogs down

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi everyone, thanks in advance for reading this and offering advice if you can. I bought an '82 GS650 about a month ago. Unless it's been sitting in the sun for a few hours (or has been running), it needs a dose of starting fluid before starting. Other than that, the bike was running fine. Two...
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