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Re: Running in period
Reply #10 on: April 14, 2021, 09.51 PM
I'm glad others are being more flexible with this, as it's starting to drive me a little crazy too haha :087:
Probably take it easy for the first 100 or so miles and then turn off the flashing tach setting (or set it to 5k rpm at least)

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Re: Running in period
Reply #11 on: April 19, 2021, 04.55 AM
Just over three weeks, and just over 1,800 km now, here in New Zealand.  For the first 150km or so - lots of short runs around town. A few short runs on back country roads where doing 70km/h wasn't going to upset anyone. (A sign saying "Running In" on my backpack helped)  The main aim was to temperature cycle the engine - heat it up - cool it down. Yes the warning at 4,000 rpm was distracting. And difficult to do nice gear changes at those revs. 

After the first week - gently increased speed. A daily commute to the next town over at 80km/h for a few minutes, with a 1km stretch at 100km/h.  (Ignoring that distracting REV warning)  Stop for a cuppa - let it cool down. Return home.   Yes at 500km the rev warning moved up.  I think it might have done it again at 750, but not 100% certain.  At 1,000 it jumped again - and the fuel economy improved. I think it leaned the mixture out at that point.  I clicked over to normal rev limits in the menus - then it's first service.

In terms of dealer advice.  They just said ride it gently for the first few 100 km, lots of thermal cycles. Then ride gently - but normally - until the first service. Lots of rev variations / gear changes.

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Re: Running in period
Reply #12 on: April 22, 2021, 09.09 PM
This bike doesn't have enough low-end grunt to keep it at 4k RPM. It's tough at 5k too. I'm a little over 100 miles now and I'm going to go to 6k max. It would be helpful if Triumph spelled it out in their manual.

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Re: Running in period
Reply #13 on: April 23, 2021, 09.15 AM
*Originally Posted by NYCUpstate [+]
This bike doesn't have enough low-end grunt to keep it at 4k RPM. It's tough at 5k too. I'm a little over 100 miles now and I'm going to go to 6k max. It would be helpful if Triumph spelled it out in their manual.

In the Owners Handbook page 64..........do not ride at speeds greater than 3/4 of maximum speed........just ride as normal for the first 500 miles and enjoy  :152: :821:
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Re: Running in period
Reply #14 on: April 30, 2021, 08.46 PM
*Originally Posted by Backtobasics [+]
At 480 kilometers my maximum rev went from 4000RPM to 5000RPM.

Mine too. Just shy of 300 miles. The extra grand made the next 300 quicker work.

Just hit the service interval today, pulled over and shut off the TC andů wheeeeeee. 😄

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Re: Running in period
Reply #15 on: May 08, 2021, 10.22 AM
110KM/H / Freeway Riding puts you just above 5k rpm... Which means I'm going over the RPM recommendation if I sit on the speed limit.
Can't say I'm super worried though. So many different thoughts regarding breaking in..

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Re: Running in period
Reply #16 on: May 08, 2021, 10.25 AM
*Originally Posted by Quilb [+]
110KM/H / Freeway Riding puts you just above 5k rpm... Which means I'm going over the RPM recommendation if I sit on the speed limit.
Can't say I'm super worried though. So many different thoughts regarding breaking in..

Just ride it  :027: :028:
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Re: Running in period
Reply #17 on: May 08, 2021, 11.48 AM
*Originally Posted by tridentmania [+]
Just ride it  :027: :028:

Yes. From looking at the manual I feel like the flashing tach is more of a reminder than anything else.

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Re: Running in period
Reply #18 on: May 10, 2021, 09.30 AM
Just had the first service done but now notice the rev limit has gone to 6,000rpm which is fine but 'Running mode' is still enabled. Bike has over 600miles on it, so waiting for the dealer to advise. I'm guessing we need to hit the 1,000miles mark before it can be properly opened up.

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Re: Running in period
Reply #19 on: May 10, 2021, 09.50 AM
*Originally Posted by Dimster [+]
Just had the first service done but now notice the rev limit has gone to 6,000rpm which is fine but 'Running mode' is still enabled. Bike has over 600miles on it, so waiting for the dealer to advise. I'm guessing we need to hit the 1,000miles mark before it can be properly opened up.

Set it to default in the menu.  :028:
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