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Short Commutes and warming up bike

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' started by q1w2e3r4, Oct 16, 2012.

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  1. I did a search and couldnt find anything.

    My main question is a how long until a bike is warmed up enough to thrash it (without undue wear I mean).

    I have a 6 km commute and the mechanics are telling me lots of short rides are bad for the bike and gums it up. They say thrash on weekends which I do but after about 5kms on my commute I have the opportunity to thrash it a little. Should I do that daily?

    Im probably more worried about the bike becoming slower than I am about wear.

    I know its a fine point but I want to understand more about how the bike works.
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