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Old 08-11-2011, 04:03 PM   #7910
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Originally Posted by Adv Grifter View Post

I helped break in 30 brand new SV650 Suzuki press fleet bikes. Zero miles. This is the technique Suzuki techs insisted upon. We put only 25 miles on each bike. DONE.
The next nut behind the wheel were the magazine guys .... who hit redline before getting out of the parking lot ... and stayed there the entire day. ALL bikes ran perfectly. Not one glitch.
That's exactly why I broke my bike in the way I did. I ride HARD all the time. So that's how I broke it in. No stalling so far at almost 3000 miles. The real test starts a week from today. I leave on about a 3500-4000 mile trip with dad and brother. Can't wait!!!!!
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