Originally Posted by reenmachine
It was spinning as fast as normal at first, but I eventually ran out of battery. It's a little hard to say, as the bike always used to start very quickly so I never got to hear a lot of cranking to get a feel for the speed.
In general for the G650 It seems like owners are either having the battery issue items or the valve issue items, or both related to each other? Who knows?
More commonly it seems like these G650's weren't shipped with stellar batteries. I couldn't start my bike on a cold start last week and after charging the battery it cranked just fine. Weird... but "seems" like after the battery is less that 90% for some reason it's falling short of crank amps. Maybe the reason why some owners are seeing improved results after a new battery.