Not Ridden for 18 Months

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I’ve been a member here for about a month and I just watched Bob talk about storage from a live event. I have been in Australia for a couple of years and my bike has been sitting under cover for about 18 months. I used Stabil and gave it a good clean and wax before storage. It has also been on a battery tender the entire time. What should my first steps be once i get back to the bike in a couple of months?

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Welcome to Fix My Hog! It would be a good idea to change engine, transmission, and primary oils in order to remove any possible condensation that may have established itself within the three compartments. Other than that, a good visual safety inspection. Verify that all lights & indicators are functioning properly.

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