Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Fort Sask , Alberta, Canada
I do basically the same except for a couple of things.
I fill the tank with a non-ethanol fuel adding Sea Foam or Stabil. Take it for a quick ride to get the carb filled with the new fuel. I have never drained carbs. My thought is that the seals should be wet rather than allowed to dry. I have never had a problem with this method and that includes when I owned 2 Honda CBX's with 6 carbs each. Bikes are stored in an unheated shed.
Also wash and wax the bike and lube the chain are a couple of things I can add to the list.
My Kaw Barn - 2004 KLR, 2006 Concours (sold), 1997 Bayou 400.
"It's a friggen motorcycle, it's not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you shit your pants every now and then. "
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