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Old 06-13-2007, 10:06 AM   #14
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Sure, why not?
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Originally Posted by tmex
Measure the current draw with the ignition off. I would be curious to see what you get. Why speculate? It is an easy measurement to make. Maybe I have two bikes with CPU problems - seems unlikely, but it is possible.

I would speculate that the "typical" later model GS's or HP2's would have about three weeks to a drained battery incapable of starting the motorcycle. To avoid this situation you MUST use a tender.

Please make the measurement, I am very very curious why your bike seems to be so special.
I'm curious too. Actual measurements are good.

FWIW, two weeks drained a brand new Oddyssey battery that was definitely fully charged.
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