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When it comes to running procedures the guidance in the owners manual overrides generalized advice on the internet. If the manufacturer intended for there to be speed restriction (or more likely an engine RPM one since engine speed is what matters not road speed) during running in they'd specify it there. From how you describe your friend's riding it seems ...


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In the modern manufacturing context, the "run-in" procedure is intended more to prevent damage to the rider and not to the bike. Like 30 years already, the surfaces in the engine are precise enough not to need any run-in. You are not doing any significant good to your engine by running it at low throttle and limited rpm. The bike riders, on the ...


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Experienced motorcycle rider and mechanic here. Take a sigh of relief, you are over thinking it. The answer you read from Quora sounds very much like it was advice simply suggesting for a new rider learning to ride stay at lower speeds till you get comfortable. You are not going to hurt a bike driving at it's max speed, it is designed to do that. Instead the ...


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After you change the oil and filter and refill the oil pan, you have a few seconds before the oil fills the filter and oil passages and begins lubricating the engine again. During that brief period you're relying on the residual oil film that clings to the various surfaces in the engine to provide protection. How long does that protection last? Generally ...


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The knocking sound (if that is the sound you are talking about) is likely coming from the inside of the engine. To properly diagnose the exact wear that is causing the noise will require some dismantling of the engine. It will be impossible to say that it is crank wear or piston rod wear without some dismantling. You may be able to locate more precisely ...


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