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  1. Technical Discussion
    Hey I’m hoping someone will be able to help me here. I’ve got a new battery reading 12.6 volts if I’m not mistaken that should be enough to start. However when I try to start it will crank once or twice then act like the battery is dead. Connections to the battery look good no corrosion and...
  2. Technical Discussion
    Hey, New rider and Shadow (2000 ACE) owner here :) The bike starts with choke on, but shuts off as soon as I touch the throttle (with choke on) - There is no issue when I touch the throttling with the choke is off. Is this normal? Any help is greatly appreciated.
  3. Technical Discussion
    A buddy of mine has an '87 vt700 with about 12k miles on it that I'm considering purchasing; he says it's been in storage for 3-4 years and was working when put in storage (he has two Urals that are his daily rides). We drove about 45 minutes out to where it's being stored. We hooked up a...
  4. Technical Discussion
    Hi everyone, I have a 2001 Honda shadow 600 VLX. I recently did a battery replacement and oil change on the bike. After the the work, everything was running fine. I let it sit for about a day on the charger and the next time I tried to start it, I wasn’t getting power. I moved the wires around...
  5. Technical Discussion
    Just had it serviced after putting many miles on it and letting it sit for 6 months. Started up fine right after I got it out of the shop. Took it to two separate mechanics who couldn't diagnose the issue. I have to use the clutch and let the starter turn and use the throttle, sometimes up to...
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