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  1. Left the key in the ignition, now dead. What to do? push start/jump it..???

    Motorcycle Repair
    Do I got to Auto Zone and get a portable battery charger? WIll that work? Push start it? Never done it, the light is completely off/dead. Does it matter? Auto Zone charges them for free. That sounds easy but might be easier to just buy a portable charger? I have AAA but not a separate...
  2. Batteries are boiling when charging...what gives?

    Motorcycle Repair
    I have two old Japanese motorcycles and recently I have been struck with bad battery luck. I have had them hooked up to battery tenders (trickle chargers) for days on end to keep the battery fresh. Well I just started noticing that the batteries are boiling...or at least thats how they sound...
  3. How long a ride should charge my battery?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I just brought my bike out for the first time in 2009, and the battery was flat so I got a boost from my car. When I arrived at work, 41km (25.5mi) later, I found the battery still quite flat. I had the impression that 41km on the highway should have given the battery plenty of charge. Is that...