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Not riding for 4 weeks

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' at netrider.net.au started by PEEair, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Hi, I'm going to be going oversea for 4 weeks and just wondering what do I need to do to my Ninja 250r? So far I'm planning on putting some Sta-bil in the tank and then fill it up all the way, clean the bike and relube the chain. I only have a rear stand so I can't put the bike up, do I need to worry about flat spot since it's only 4 weeks?


     
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  2. you got anyone you can leave it with to start every couple of days? otherwise trickle charge the battery
     
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  3. It's only 4 weeks. Just disconnect the battery and leave the bike somewhere safe. It'll be fine.
     
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  4. Four weeks is nothing to worry about.
    Check your battery, make sure the cells are full, disconnect it if you like. If you have a trickle charger you could attach it although it is not mandatory. Fill the tank and slightly over-inflated the tyres (+2-3 lbs). Make sure the fuel tap is OFF!
    I left mine for seven weeks and had no issues. Full choke and it started almost straight away.
     
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  5. 4 weeks?
    Come on.
    Park it somewhere and then just, you know, ride it in 4 weeks.
     
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  6. It's my first bike so I just want to sure. Thanks guys, and Poppy, I don't think you can turn off the fuel tap on the new Ninja 250, I think it only has ON and PRIME.
     
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  7. I over inflate the tyres if I leave it for a while. Also don't like to leave them in direct contact with concrete. I put a bit of matting or something under them. I've left mine on a trickle charger for 6 months with no dramas.
    a month isn't a problem.
     
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  8. 4 weeks is nothing bro, just park it somewhere and come back in 4weeks, it will be fine.
     
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  9. Are you putting matting in between to prevent flat spotting?
     
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