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Old 06-28-2011, 06:44 AM   #75
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Originally Posted by -N8- View Post

Placed an order for my Dakar. With the BMW electrics how long could the battery remain hoked up before the voltage gets too low, (obviously I would disconnect for extended periods, eg; winter) but could you leave it for say a week or two? Longer? Is it alright to top off with a trickle charge every few days if its not getting ridden?
If its just the digital clock and no alarm, etc. you can leave it without a charger for weeks. If you are going to have a charger connector that sticks out of the bike, check the voltage after a few days and if it/s around 13.3 it should hold that for some time.
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