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May 10, 2019, 05:08 AM

Definitely get rid of the gas that's in there. I bought a Ninja1000 that had been sitting for well over a year and while the bike would run, it pinged like crazy with any kind of load on it. Drained and put in some 93 and it ran great. I would not waste money on replacing the oil since you changed it before storage.

Check tire pressure. Tires may be a bit flat spotted from sitting even though they're new. Maybe that will work itself out when you go for a ride. They're not likely to be in bad shape since they've been in your garage, but they're also worth checking for cracks. If they're supersport tires they probably don't have the grip they did when you spooned them on, so it's a bad time to rail.

The T-CLOCS checklist would be a good place to start for the rest:


Also, definitely get a new bike.

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