of Unexpected Problems
Keeping your motorcycle
is the best way to
reduce the possibility of having a problem on the road.
However, since problems can arise even
machines, you may consider subscribing to an emergency
roadside service plan. (USA only: for information about the
Honda Rider's Qub of America, see page 197.)
Remember to take along your owner's manual, the 1001 kit that
your motorcycle, and any other items (such as tire
repair supplies and additional tools) that might help you solve
a problem on your own.
have a problem while
• Always put peTSODal safety firs!.
• Take time to assess the situation and your options before
deciding what to do.
• If the problem is relatively minor and you have the tools,
supplies, and skills to make a temporary repair,
have pennanenl repairs made as soon as JX)SSible.
• Do not continue riding if you are hurt or your motorcycle is
nol in safe riding condition.
Additional recommendations for specific problems follow.