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Old 02-05-2013, 10:53 AM   #4445
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Originally Posted by Gorilla King View Post
Tired of waiting for the Reno dealer to come through so I'm buying a 2013 1200S from the Dealer in Roseville Ca. Pick it up tomorrow. Ride it home over the Sierras.

Anyone have any break in tips?
Ride it like you stole it, just keep it off the rev limiter. On/off throttle to push the rings against the cylinder walls, especially for the first 50-100 miles. Try not to drone on the interstate at a constant speed.

And congrats!

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