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Re: [ST] Brake Cleaning

A new bike "should" not require the brakes to be bled, especially a showroom
bike.  On the threads I have read those guys bled them to death with only
temporary success.  That's similar to pre-05 Sprints except there is way too
much evidence to support the pre-05 problem was not air in the lines but
sticky pistons. I for one have bled my 02 a zillion different ways only to
have the problem go away for extended periods (that's about one year now)
when I started working on pistons.

One never knows what lurks in the minds of motorcycle designers and what
their ulterior motives might be.  Speedo's are 10% optimistic to make you
ride slower and reduce litigation, maybe.  You have to work at locking the
rear brake, probably the same reason.  Then again it took NHTSA to force
them recall the fuel connector leaks that could have made you Kentucky Fried
Sprint Driver.  I don't think it's up there with Kennedy assassination plots
or the Trilateral Commission but Triumph and others do have agendas.

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