Starting the engine
Follow the "High ambient temperature" procedure
to start the engine when it is warm.
Before starting the engine, become familiar with
the controls you will need to use when riding.
Regular ambient temperature
(10 °C/50 °F to 35 °C/95 °F):
1) Move the ignition key to ON (fig. 30). Make sure both
the green light N and the red light
instrument panel come on.
The oil pressure light should go out a few seconds
after the engine has started (page 11).
The side stand must be fully up (in a horizontal
position) as its safety sensor prevents engine start when
It is possible to start the engine with side stand
down and the gearbox in neutral. When starting the bike
with a gear engaged, pull the clutch lever (in this case the
side stand must be up).
2) Move the cold start lever to the B position (fig. 32).
3) Check that the stop switch (1, fig. 31) is positioned to
(RUN), then press the starter button (2).
Let the engine start without using the throttle control.
seconds at a time. If needed, allow 10 seconds before
attempting to restart the engine.
Never operate the electric start button more than 5