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02GF74

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Out and about today to get MOT (annual test to allow you on the road).
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And next door to the dealer is the future (electric motorcycles)
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Once the test was done, i couldn't get it to start. Pressing starter nothing. Switch reserve on, off, nothing. Headlamp on but no oil or neutral lights. Hmm battery's died or a blown fuse. Got the fake tank off, checked fuses, all good. Just about to go into the shop when it occurred that it's in gear, hence no neutral light DOH!!! and no starty. Put it in neutral and bingo.

Never occurred to me that bike would have been left in gear, I've never done that but I suppose that is an aid to stop it rolling away, so maybe not that bad an idea.
 
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... bike would have been left in gear, I've never done that but I suppose that is an aid to stop it rolling away, so maybe not that bad an idea.
Plenty of damaged bikes where it rolled-away not being left in-gear, especially facing downhill. Get in the habit: left in gear for parking, and switch your reserve switch to 'main tank' before you open your fuel filler at the petrol station.
 
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