How to Ride the Motorcycle
The ABS warning light will illuminate when
the rear wheel is driven at high speed for
motorcycle is on a stand. This reaction is
When the ignition is switched off and the
motorcycle is re-started, the warning light
will illuminate until the motorcycle reaches
a speed exceeding 19 mph (30 km/h).
The ABS computer operates by comparing
the relative speed of the front and rear
wheels. Use of non-recommended tires
can affect wheel speed and cause the ABS
function not to operate, potentially leading
to loss of control and an accident in
conditions where the ABS would normally
Select neutral and turn the ignition switch to
the OFF position.
Lock the steering to help prevent theft.
Always park on a firm, level surface to
prevent the motorcycle from falling.
When parking on a hill, always park facing
uphill to prevent the motorcycle from rolling
off the stand. Engage first gear to prevent the
motorcycle from moving.
On a lateral (sideways) incline, always park
such that the incline naturally pushes the
motorcycle towards the sidestand.
Do not park on a lateral (sideways) incline of
greater than 6° and never park facing
When parking near traffic at night,
or when parking in a location
where parking lights are required
by law, leave the tail, license plate
and position lights on by turning
the ignition switch to P (PARK).