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  1. 72 CB 500F idling issues

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hey guys, I’m new here but wanted some advice. I just got my first bike a couple days ago and don’t know much about them but I wanted to learn. When I test drove it it idled perfectly and rode perfectly and has for a couple days. Now I’m experiencing a problem where when I start it from cold it...
  2. TVS Apache RTR engine overheating along with increased idling RPM

    First Bike / New Rider
    Recently my TVS Apache RTR (2008 version) engine started overheating. While driving within 2-3 km the engine starts heating very badly and the idling RPM goes above 3. While once the engine is cooled then the idling RPM comes back to normal slowly. Is it some problem with carburetor? Being a...
  3. 35 years old and doesnt want to idle

    Motorcycle Repair
    Before i explain the problem im going to explain the bike so more people might be able to help me. I have a 1975 Suzuki TS185 Enduro bike. Its a 185cc (technically 183cc) 2-stroke dual sport. Mikuni VM26 carb, no air filter and has a separate Oil tank on the left side of the seat for 2stroke...