Hello from Melbourne. I'm joining this site to get more out of my favourite pastime and also hopefully to get some clues as to how I fix the one big glaring problem on my otherwise brilliant bike. I ride a 2005 Cagiva Navigator which, for the many people who've never heard of it, is an Italian adventure bike with the legendary Japanese TL1000 engine, donated by Suzuki. It's a fabulous machine which handles well and fits me perfectly, as a tall bloke, but it has one big thing wrong. From time to time, pretty much every time I ride, I'll go to take off from a standstill and the engine will just die. It starts again quickly but I never know when it's going to happen and no mechanic has been able to figure out what's causing it. Obviously this is not an ideal trait for a bike to have! Usually I have to sit revving loudly as the lights are about to change, just to make sure I can take off as intended. The best advice I've had so far is that it's a symptom of Italian electrics matched poorly to Jap mechanicals, but no-one can put their finger on it. Cagiva changed distributors in Oz about a million times so no-one really takes responsibility or has much knowledge of these bikes. Can anyone help to point me in the right direction? Thanks in advance for any help.