Keep reading, soon the lingo will make sense. Read all the posts from people with a similar bike, you never know when that info will come in handy.
Seems just about anything you want to do can be learned on youtube anymore.
On a bike that's been around for 33 years, plenty can and will go wrong but its a simple machine for the most part and lots of people are here ready to help you out.
2007 BMW GS Adventure
2000 Ducati 900ss
2010 Harley Ultra Limited
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