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Old 06-03-2010, 03:58 PM   #11
Solo Lobo
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Originally Posted by puncar thogoole

After cranking the bike to start it, it'll probably take somewhere around 10-20 minutes at medium to high revs to put the charge back in, so if you are doing a lot of short runs, re-starting often or riding at low revs the battery will not have a chance to charge & eventually won't start the bike.
I would disagree.... he says that while reving the engine the charging voltage is <12v... that means there is a charging issue (most likely along with a battery issue)

If the charging was fine and the battery poor, the charging voltage would be closer to 14v than 12v
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Originally Posted by Stagehand
your bike is suitably dirty. Well done.
So I sold my GS and went shopping for a G/S!
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