Originally Posted by hahnda
Bike on centerstand and put it in 5th gear. Remove the spark plugs. Turn engine over with rear wheel. Put finger over spark plug hole. Feel for air trying to push on your finger, not trying to suck it in. Take a straw and put in plug hole. Continue to turn rear wheel just a bit more until you feel with the straw it is at TDC. Don't use a screwdriver or anything solid in the plug hole. When you do find TDC on compression stroke double check that both valves have that tiny amount of play in them before you try to adjust. If either one doesn't have play you might be on the wrong stroke.
Just what I was looking for, thought it might be something like that, but wasn't sure.
Ride safe, Scott.