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Old 01-09-2005, 07:55 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by dagwood
Same exact method I use. works like a charm even on the chilly 20* mornings.
Just don't try that method on an old XT/TT 500 . it will put your knee into the bars and it will hurt for at least 3 days+
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Originally Posted by gaspipe
I do that stuff, except number 6. I can feel the sweet spot just kicking through easily. The kicking it through a few times with the decomp lever pulled in is the key, at least for me.

Both my BST equipped 640 and my FCR equipped 620 usually start on the first kick, and I do that sitting on the bike.

My old Yamaha SR500 needs a different ritual.

If you have the time please add your kicking methods for those bikes. How do they differ from the method you use for the LC4?
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