The importance of the brakes, es-
pecially during high speed operation,
cannot be overemphasized. Check to
see that they are correctly adjusted and
Looseness in the steering can cause
loss of control. Check to see that the
handlebar turns freely but has no play.
High speed operation is hard on tires,
and good tires are crucial for safe rid-
ing. Examine their overall condition, in-
flate them to the proper pressure, and
check the wheel balance.
Have sufficient fuel for the high fuel
consumption during high speed opera-
To avoid engine seizure and resulting
loss of control, make sure that the oil
level is at the upper level line.
To avoid overheating, check that the
coolant level is at the upper level line.
tail/brake light, turn signals, horn, etc.,
all work properly.
Make sure that all nuts and bolts are
tight and that all safety related parts are
in good condition.