Operating or parking the vehicle
near flammable materials can
cause a fire, and can result in
property damage or severe per-
Do not idle or park your vehicle in
an area where tall or dry vegeta-
tion, or other flammable materials
could come into contact with the
muffler or exhaust pipe.
The engine and exhaust system
get extremely hot during normal
operation and can cause serious
Never touch a hot engine, ex-
haust pipe, or muffler during op-
eration or after stopping the
HOW TO RIDE THE MOTORCYCLE
Use only unleaded gasoline. Never
use leaded gasoline. Leaded gaso-
line significantly reduces the capabil-
ity of the catalytic converter.
Do not operate the vehicle with the
engine of any one cylinder misfiring.
Under these conditions unburned
air/fuel mixture flowing out of engine
excessively accelerates reaction in
the converter allowing the converter
to overheat and become damaged
when the engine is hot, or reduces
converter performance when the en-
gine is cold.