Look for a level parking area. If you can't park on a paved surface, make sure
the ground surface is firm.
If you must park on a hill, leave the transmission in gear.
Make sure flammable materials such as dry grass or leaves do not come in
contact with the exhaust system when parking your motorcycle. Refer to
Use the side or center stand to support the motorcycle while parked.
To lower the side stand, use your foot to guide it down. Remember that
lowering the side stand with the transmission in gear will stop the engine,
even if the clutch lever is pulled in. That is a function of the side stand
ignition cut-off system.
Check that the side stand is down all the way so that the side stand ignition
cut-off system (page
If you have to park on a soft surface, insert something solid under the
center stand for support.
To lower the center stand, stand on the left side of the motorcycle. Hold the
center stand grip attached to the left side below the seat. Press down on the
tip of the stand with your right foot and, simultaneously, pull up and back
on the center stand grip.
Use the steering lock, which locks the handlebar in place. Turn the handlebar
all the way to the left or right. Push in on the ignition key and turn it to LOCK.
Remove the key.
(To unlock the steering lock, insert and push down on the key and turn it to
the right to the OFF position.)
TURN TO LOCK
TURN TO OFF
) is activated.
Basic Operation & Riding