ALWAYS remove the key when you leave your motorcycle
The engine, exhaust pipes and silencers remain hot for a long
The exhaust system might be hot, even after engine is
switched off; take special care not to touch exhaust system
with any part of your body and do not park the motorcycle
next to inflammable material (wood, leaves etc.).
Park your motorcycle where no one is likely to knock against
it, and use the sidestand.
Never park on uneven or soft ground, or your motorcycle
may fall over.
Riding with a full load
Your motorcycle is designed for travelling over long
distances with a full load in complete safety.
Even weight distribution is critical for maintaining safety
standards, and to avoid getting into difficulties when making
sudden manoeuvres or riding on bumpy roads.
Information on load capacity
The total weight of the motorcycle in running order including
rider, pillion passenger, luggage and additional accessories
should not exceed
Arrange your luggage or heavy accessories in the lowest
possible position and close to motorcycle centre.
Secure the luggage firmly to the motorcycle structure.
Luggage incorrectly secured may cause the motorcycle to
Never attach bulky or heavy objects to the steering head or
front mudguard, as this would cause dangerous instability.
Do not insert objects into gaps in the frame, where they
could interfere with moving parts.
Make sure the tyres are inflated to the proper pressure
indicated at page 102 and that they are in good condition.