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  1. Carb RMP issue

    Motorcycle Repair
    My motorcycle is 1998 Honda Hornet 250 After carburetor rebuild very lagging response on throttle. Bike's max RPM is 18,000 but when riding its limied to 6,000. Then i disassembled carb again cleaned every jets & circuits, inspectted diaphragm & slides. No issues i can find. When i give full...
  2. Tec question from a new rider

    First Bike / New Rider
    I've had my GS500E for about 6 weeks now. When I drive along at 140 KM/H / 7000 RPM it sets out after about 3 kilometres (1,5 mile) and goes down to about 4000 RPM or 80 KM/H. I can changes gears down and force it up again, or wait a minute to come back in 6th gear, but it'll keep doing it...
  3. New Member - Idle Speed?

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hey, everyone. I am fairly new to biking and unfortunately do not know a lot about motorcycles. I own a 1981 GS1000GL. My uncle took it for a spin and said, "it idles high." It idles around 2000 rpm's. I have never noticed or thought this was normal for a bike. Does anyone know if that is too...
  4. Is something wrong with my throttle? I need your experienced help.

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm a brand new rider. I got a used 2007 Kawasaki Ninja 250r the a couple of weeks ago and literally went on my first ride yesterday. I have another thread on how I fell and dropped the bike on a turn in another forum so I'll save that for there but this is related... My issue is I'm...
  5. After reving high and turning off my motorcycle makes a really loud pop

    This probably isn't Suzuki specific, but I have a 1981 Suzuki GS550T and when it has been revving really high (it's been going for a long time and warmed up or I pumped up the rpms), then I turn it off, it pops with easily as much noise as firing a 22. It sounds like it's coming from the...
  6. No motorcycle knowledge, please help!!!- High RPM's

    I bought a 1978 Honda Hawk T2 about two years ago. It was in perfect condition. It's 400cc, great starter bike for me considering I've never ridden a motorcycle before. Unfortunately it went downhill because I have no mechanical skills whatsoever and didn't have the money to just keep taking it...
  7. New Rider -- 2005 / GS500F questions

    A'ighty -- bought this bike (2005 Suzy GS500F) maybe 3 weeks ago, and definitely think it's a good bike to start learning on... but some basic questions: 1) What RPM should I aim at shifting with? I know it *CAN* go up to 1000 RPMs, but it seems more natural to shift at ~3.5 or so, but it...
  8. High Idle

    I have 1991 750 NightHawk, I'm having problems with the idle running high. Here's how it works: The bike starts and runs very well, the idle is a little high at first but usually goes back to about 1000 rpm after a min. or two. I have not used the choke to start at all. As the bike starts to...