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Old 03-31-2013, 02:50 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by marchyman View Post
BMW does not recommend 3500. They recommend 1400-1800 RPM, i.e. just as the butterfly begins to move, for adjusting the throttle cables. Adjusting at 3500 can hide big differences since a minor throttle offset there is a very small percentage of the total opening.

I balance mine at 3500rpm because that is the RPM of hiway cruising. The tiring handlebar buzz on long trips disappears if you balance at this speed.
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