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Freakinout or anyone who has 500R please read!

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Ok a few questions.

When reading the manual for the bike it says for break-in to keep it under 5k rpms for first 800km then under 6k rpms till 1000km.

Did you guys follow this on your bikes? If not how did you break in yours?

When letting your bikes warm up do you do as the manual says and let it warm for 2-3 min?

thx in advanced!
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I would highly recommend sticking to the break-in period. I know it's tough not to rev that baby up to 11k, but it will be well worth it in the long run, like extending the life of your motor. The only problem I had is not being able to ride on the highway because going 70 mph is past 5k.
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