Additional Considerations for High Speed Operation
Handling characteristics of a motorcycle at high speeds may vary from
those you are familiar with at legal highway speeds. Do not attempt high
speed operation unless you have received sufficient training and have the
Brakes:The importance of the brakes, especially during high speed operation,
cannot be overemphasized. Check to see that they are correctly adjusted and
Steering:Looseness in the steering can cause loss of control. Check to see that
the handlebar turns freely but has no play.
Tires: High speed operation is hard on tires, and good tires are crucial for riding
safety. Examine their overall condition, inflate them to the proper pressure, and
check the wheel balance.
Fuel: Have sufficient fuel for the high fuel consumption during high speed opera-
Engine Oil: To avoid engine seizure and resulting loss of control, make sure that
the oil level is at the upper level line.
Coolant:To avoid overheating, check that the coolant level is at the upper level