MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
New tires are slippery and may
cause loss of control and injury.
A break-in period of 160 km (100
miles) is necessary to estab-
lish normal tire traction. During
break-in, avoid sudden and max-
imum braking and acceleration,
and hard cornering.
The battery installed in this motorcy-
cle is a sealed type, so it is not nec-
essary to check the battery electrolyte
level or add distilled water.
The sealing strip should not be pulled
off once the specified electrolyte has
been installed in the battery for initial
However, in order to maximize bat-
tery life and ensure that it will provide
the power needed to start the motor-
cycle you must properly maintain the
battery's charge. When used regularly,
the charging system in the motorcycle
helps keep the battery fully charged. If
your motorcycle is only used occasion-
ally or for short periods of time, the bat-
tery is more likely to discharge.