How to Break In Your New Motorcycle

1 Grd 2017
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Contentious topic, eh? Some say it's best to run an engine hard for the first 1000km; others take it easy during the break-in period. Here's how we do it.
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  • Roughening up new tires is no joke. Just got a new tire on my bike and the rear end slid out on the first corner

    William SpencerWilliam SpencerPrieš 5 dienų
  • I missed the "In" in the title. They didn't break the new motorcycle if you made the same mistake.

    Grey FoxGrey FoxPrieš 8 dienų
  • I have never owned a motorbike in my life but I watch these anyways

    MidgetMidgetPrieš 14 dienų
  • Thanks. This helps me so much as I have a new bike as my 1st bike

    huds0nhuds0nPrieš 14 dienų
  • No religion is best. Do yourself a favour, become an atheist. You'll 100% become more intelligent instead of being brainwashed from all of these year's because you'll finally understand science and will learn lots of new things, which is REAL magic. You'll stop hating people like Charles Darwin and realise that the world isn't a few thoughts of years old. It'll also help everyone else out because the world's IQ will go up and there will be many more intelligent people to fix the world's duck ups.

    TheManLab7TheManLab7Prieš 20 dienų
  • Oddly applies to a new woman in your life...... " not too much friction at first.... get oil to the oily parts. "

    blackfootblackfootPrieš 22 dienas
  • Brilliant as usual, get my new Duke next week so will apply your method to running her in.

    Roger KayRoger KayPrieš 23 dienas
  • Love the names on the folders. Elle, Erin and Atticus

    ZayneZaynePrieš 23 dienas
  • Motorcycle Jesus

    your daddyyour daddyPrieš 25 dienų
  • Running a new engine at idle is wrong not a good idea, its not good for the catalytic converter. Just ride the motorcycle normally just don't idle about. Here is the myth busted.

    Black SheepBlack SheepPrieš 25 dienų
  • this whole video is based on myths, no science, in other words waste of time doing those steps. the overall problem with the videos on this channel is that they are wonderfully edited and the host is a charismatic presenter. this combination makes you trust the information' but mostly it is not based on facts at all. but on self believes and myths.

    daniel fallondaniel fallonPrieš 26 dienų
  • When an engine is new you warm it up and break it in because the engine will polish its internal parts to with running tolerances you don't just take it out and run it wrong you vary your speed and your gears never take a new engine out and beat on it. I had a ZRX 1200 with a hundred fourteen Thousand Miles my engine was Tighter and quieter than a friend of mine's with 30 something thousand. Yes the piston rings need to break in and it is always good to warm an engine up to operating temperature before you take off pull the clutch in a few times while the engine warming up and get oil in between the clutch plates and when you put it into gear it will be easier than the bike jumping

    Scott MorganScott MorganPrieš 27 dienų
  • I have a question regarding breaking in a motorcycle I'd like to hear your input on. I'm looking at buying a used motorcycle (2019 Honda CFR250L) that has 300 miles on it. Does letting a motorcycle sit for an extended period of time before completing the break-in have any negative consequence for properly seating the piston rings to the cylinder wall? To me, it seems like it would make sense that if you start the break-in process then stop and let the bike sit for a year that rings could set a groove in the cylinder wall that could lead to hot spots in the future. But maybe I'm just overthinking the whole thing. Anyway, thanks for the videos - you really do put out some of the best, most thoughtful, and informative stuff on LTworlds, Cheers.

    Stephen LarrickStephen LarrickPrieš 27 dienų
  • 😎🏍💨💨💨💨👍🏻🇨🇦

    John Valerie WelbersJohn Valerie WelbersPrieš 28 dienų
  • The BMW manual says not to exceed 6000 RPM during the break-in period. I run short errands around town for the break-in and avoid high RPM and low RPM engine lugging. I also avoid high torque or power. I lean toward easy break-in with a variety of RPMs.

    Liberty4EverLiberty4EverPrieš mėn
  • Mygod... my friend... it's always raining in your country...

    Bruno Bio-marinoBruno Bio-marinoPrieš mėn
  • How to 'Break In' your new motorcycle... Dump it during a failed wheelie or low side in a corner just to name a few.

    ô¿ôô¿ôPrieš mėn
  • The definitive break-in video.

    19901990Prieš mėn
  • Ride it like you stole it with a few breaks in between got ya

    ian taftian taftPrieš mėn
  • Learning over the years i have decided during Run in - avoid highest gear, avoid staying for long in lowest gear, avoid cruising for more than 1 min in same rpm on highway...just vary the rpms in the mid range!

    BecozBecozPrieš mėn
  • I am getting a new 2021 Ural cT in a month or so and will follow FortNine's break in procedure and if I have problems later on will sue FortNine.

    Vincent SantamariaVincent SantamariaPrieš mėn
  • 'Every experienced rider is inexperienced on a new bike' 5:28. Despite exceptions, a lot of truth there....

    Thierry AdamThierry AdamPrieš mėn
  • Awesome guy

    prajwal chengappaprajwal chengappaPrieš mėn
  • Per the manual that came with my new Suzuki DR-Z400, they agree completely with you.

    Woodrow CallWoodrow CallPrieš mėn
  • cant break in an engine when the bike you bought has already gotten 50k miles on it lol

    steelavocadosteelavocadoPrieš mėn
  • Warm up before pushing is necessary even after break in. Keep the rpm below mid. Say 3 to 5 minutes. Some Mr. Knows everything tell you it is not. It is. Just observe how smooth the bike moves after the warm up.

    Aydin GultekinAydin GultekinPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Is it OKAY to have BACKRIDE even if my motorcycle is just 1week old?

    Jaypeeto TVJaypeeto TVPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Wait so dont do burnouts and see how far the speedo goes past top speed... shiiiiiiit guess i owe my bike an apology 😬😬😬😬

    RedMo46RedMo46Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • Instructions unclear, broke my motorcycle instead.

    Sumeet AgrawalSumeet AgrawalPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • great video. great described topic

    5stw55stw5Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • Hmm, where the Cinderella at? It's November and I am coincidentally looking for a new bike :)

    Anton GAnton GPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Can I drive a new bike for 1400 miles road trip?

    Victor CaballeroVictor CaballeroPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • And if you buy a dealer demo with 300kms on the odo, you can bet that it was broken in like a rented MotoGP bike.

    A Fool And His MoneyA Fool And His MoneyPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Great informative video👍 Never knew running at low to mid rpm on new bike can put stress as well..

    One living SoulOne living SoulPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I’ve part watched a few of your videos, but damn this is one great video, you got a well warmed subbed 👍

    Deano482Deano482Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • Does anyone knows the song name starting at 00:55 ??

    UsernameUsernamePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Dude! Have you grown gills yet. Not sure I've seen one video where you are not standing in the rain?

    Cool BeansCool BeansPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • No 1: Change motoroil before starting it up first time, or start it for a few minutes and then change to good quality MINERAL oil, that will help the rings seat better, run rhe engine like in this video, and remember to gradually increase RPM and then also do a lot of motorbraking, full throttle, no throtthle, on and of 35-50 miles, then it should be good to go :) Then change to good fullsynt oil and use that oil in the future and filter too, yes only break-in on the mineral oil.

    Allan RasmussenAllan RasmussenPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Great video as always. Also, no synthetic oil during break-in. The oil needs to reduce friction but not too much. Synthetic oil can be so slick that it prevents a proper engine break-in.

    Liberty4EverLiberty4EverPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • This was all debunked by Motorcyclist Magazine's video.

    ryanhaynryanhaynPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • That works for car as well right?

    Aoshi.S2Aoshi.S2Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • how long is the break in period?

    Alex ZamAlex ZamPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • I've completed 500km on my new motorcycle

    Youtuber8Youtuber8Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • factory break in follow the government law, because they don't want you to get accident with a new bike you not famililar with, if you ride too fast

    vincent yapvincent yapPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Alright I love this man how he delivers his humors in motorcycle 💓

    Shchan SŏngShchan SŏngPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • "So Cinderella will drop her pants to make a deal" -ForNine

    Limitless 1Limitless 1Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • The break in for my scooter was 40kph. Not to fast, not too slow.

    AshAshPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • 'Half of all crashes are made by riders on new bikes' - on the other hand, other half of all crashes are made by riders who already got used to their bikes. So it's not all about experience and newness of your bike

    Игорь РудницкийИгорь РудницкийPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • I have just bought a Duke 250....will keep your advice while breaking-In...have only done about 94KMS so far....

    Aniket SenAniket SenPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Here in india.. November is d time when riding season starts 😉😎😎

    Amar JyotiAmar JyotiPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Hold up, you rode offroad oriented tyres while trying to vary speeds on a wet slippery day?!? You've got cojones

    srinivas kumarsrinivas kumarPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • The lawyer names on those folders was nice touch. Especially got a kick out of "Atticus Finch".

    Morris HowellMorris HowellPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • EVERYTHING IS WRONG REEEEEEEE (lol) on a serious note, would it be hella bad for a bike for its first 2 days of existence to be rolling around back roads to get used to it day one then day 2 is 80 miles of highway to get it home?

    Schnee CoraxxSchnee CoraxxPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Excellent advice!

    # Hoggdoc# HoggdocPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • so basically just normal driving lol.

    DD JohnsonDD JohnsonPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Hey Ryan Can you teach us how to ride a bike?

    Chaitanya KapoorChaitanya KapoorPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • My dad's Yamaha XJ650 From 1981 should be broken in enough right?

    GabboGabboPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Not trying to blow smoke up your "a__" mainly because I don't roll that way, but you are one of the most knowledgeable people posting videos on youtube when it comes to motorcycles. Moreover, because I am a nut behind the handle bars real rider with thousands of hours of riding experience (from 14 years old to a now 60 years old) you are an outstanding good and talented rider. I look forward to your new vids, keep um coming.

    Shag NastyShag NastyPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • ayfs I'm never going to get it right

    Oek FohOek FohPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • How would you define lugging? Is it just the low rpms that cause jerkiness? Or if I open the throttle 1/3 of the way in 6th gear at 2.5k to 4.5k, to vary the RPMs would that be considered lugging? I’m trying to keep it under 4K for the first 75 miles before going up to 8k on a 636

    ZAlkhatibZAlkhatibPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • That’s pretty much my method- don’t lug, don’t bounce redline, vary rpm, and throttle. I also prefer to do the first oil change quite early. If re torque of head bolts is recommended, do it.

    Jeff in TDJeff in TDPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • in short: don't ride slow don't ride fast don't ride in mid rev range don't ride at all don't buy a bike

    Big BenBig BenPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Religion is simple, There is only one true faith started by God himself Catholic ,like it or not .

    Lord BluntwellLord BluntwellPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Broke my bike instead of breaking it in...

    Byte Sized KidGamerByte Sized KidGamerPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Bla bla bla lots 9f talks for nothing, Man ...go stright ahead to the point.

    Hicham IIIAHicham IIIAPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I've sold thousands of bikes of the last couple of decades. Most of the new riders awash with expert opinions on how to run a new bike in from Google end up with issues.

    fastjaydubfastjaydubPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Does it ever stop raining in Canada? Wetter than a wet week in Manchester. Canucks must have webbed feet...

    Adrian SparrowAdrian SparrowPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • perfect!

    David FalgoutDavid FalgoutPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • The problem is here in the UK too many motorcycles are purchased with PCP and longevity of ownership isn't something of consideration. So breaking in doesn't get a look in as the bike will get traded in one /three years max

    PG GPPG GPPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • So wait, I should buy a bike in November or January im confused.

    FerozFerozPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • yo whats the epic song in the beginning

    K-VK-VPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • But my bike won't start with the kickstand down

    Yah-Will-Do-ItYah-Will-Do-ItPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Atticus Finch would never sue a motorcycle manufacturer.

    PC800FixesPC800FixesPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Personally I don't agree with taking any engine up to the red line under 500 miles, don't labour it, don't take over 70% of full power, don't ride at one set rpm for too long and as your mileage increases so can the maximum power and rpm, that's how we did it in the day! 🎉

    Kevin AppletonKevin AppletonPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • The LTworlds algorithm is spot-on ... this video was suggested to me and my first bike gets delivered tomorrow afternoon

    ScubaSchaefScubaSchaefPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Ride 🇩🇪 Kiss 🇫🇷 Drink 🇷🇺 & Watch 🇨🇦

    Yongam MYongam MPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Then there's me that takes a 1400km weekend trip 2 days after i picked her up from Calgary through the Kootenays and back. South to Creston with a Kootenay bottom rocker leading the pack was the most exhilarating experience I've had on a bike yet. The rest of the Ferry showed up about 15 minutes later

    SweetShawn999SweetShawn999Prieš 5 mėnesių
    • Riding season is short, gotta make the most of it

      BrendanBrendanPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • I'm sorry if you had negative pressure in your engine or between piston and piston ring the whole system would crash on you like the Notredame

    Juppie902Juppie902Prieš 5 mėnesių
  • Just discovered this channel last week and is easily already one of my favorite channels.

    0law0lawPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • you make informative and entertaining videos.. Cool

    Bill BakerBill BakerPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Ha; a video I probably don’t have to watch. Changes are smal I ever buy a new bike

    Brum BramBrum BramPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • nicely put together!

    Bill NelsonBill NelsonPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Takeaway. "Break under warranty"

    Alen BinuAlen BinuPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • I never had to worry about breaking in my first bike, I had a ninja 500 older than me, but I'm currently in the middle of breaking in my second bike, a 2020 SV650. 7 years of time between selling the one and buying the other, and I've done just shy of 200 miles in my first week of riding, mostly just wandering from one suburb to the next, going up and down the twisty hills of the greater seattle tacoma area, finding places I've never seen in all the time I've lived up here. A good mix of low speed, low RPMs in residential areas, stop and go up the main drags through towns, and both uphill acceleration and downhill engine breaking to put the engine through its full range of experience. Trying to be gentle on the RPMs, but when I find myself two cities away from home after an hour and a half of wandering, well, people on the i5 don't appreciate someone trying to put home at 60 MPH, and it feels absolutely terrible getting stuck behind a semi with no fairing or windscreen, so the bike gets to exercise a bit varying between 4 and 7 thousand RPM in 6th gear. Higher than the 5k the owner's manual recommends, but nowhere near the 10k red line.

    JeranhoundJeranhoundPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • this channel is my favorite for this type of information.

    TheFace LessPotatoTheFace LessPotatoPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • Ok and how should a beginner break in the new bike? :D All these variations + no lugging the engine + no strong braking (e.g. that means no emergency braking practice?) in the first 500ish km/miles. So many questions... I guess the answer is - someone else should break it in? :)

    DaxXx988DaxXx988Prieš 6 mėnesių
  • Mannnn this dude has a Punchable ass face

    D Moo-lahD Moo-lahPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • This is probably the most well-produced motorcycle channel on LTworlds.

    GunsNGunplaGunsNGunplaPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • I definitely just rode my bike without thinking much about it.

    Terry MonksTerry MonksPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • What is the Orange Device attached to his riding jacket? Thanks

    KaviyarKaviyarPrieš 6 mėnesių
    • @MotorCityOctane Got it! I use something similar for solo backpacking trips. Thank you

      KaviyarKaviyarPrieš 6 mėnesių
    • It's a satellite tracker designed for wilderness where your phone won't work. If you ride alone for long distances in the woods & something happens you can send emergency messages to family or if it's bad send SOS for medical emergency like a crash.

      MotorCityOctaneMotorCityOctanePrieš 6 mėnesių
  • 1:38 that dismount was so and graceful, that bike could’ve spoken!

    Vermillion ToasterVermillion ToasterPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • this seems so complicated, i am now 100% i iwont break in my bike right. I just got an MT09 new, 550km already out of which 300 were done outside city mid range RPMs give or take. Once i hit 1000km i'm selling my MT09 as i prolly f.. it up.

    S DS DPrieš 6 mėnesių
    • funny.

      govinda102000govinda102000Prieš mėn
  • Your videos are amazing ! Great work. Wow.

    Tom SarracinoTom SarracinoPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • Love the Lawsuit x 3 at 5:25 titled Atticus Finch / Ms. Brokovich / Woods.... Clever writing. Thanks so much for all that education!!

    Barney GoBarney GoPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • I love the little background jokes you guys throw in your videos. I caught the "to kill a mockingbird" reference when at 5:24. Im sure everyone wants to know when your next vlog is coming out?

    MattMattPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • When buying used bikes how can bad break ins be detected?

    GurvasGurvasPrieš 7 mėnesių
  • hi, may i know what helmet your wearing, ty

    garry villarealgarry villarealPrieš 7 mėnesių
  • "It moves oil to the oily partsof the engine." That's the kind of sage advice I subscribe for.

    James WillmusJames WillmusPrieš 7 mėnesių
    • Was that advice, or an observation?

      Sam ShamblesSam ShamblesPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • That was so beautifully made. Thank you so much for making it so easy to understand. 🙂

    xJammersxxJammersxPrieš 7 mėnesių
  • Brilliant, makes perfect sense!

    Peter LovePeter LovePrieš 7 mėnesių