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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 09-16-2019, 03:56 AM Thread Starter
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Hi, new member from SE QLD Australia here. Picked up my new black beastie today. First new bike in 10 years and loving it. Light, agile and everything l wanted. Question, it might be because it’s new but idle even when warm sits at 1500ish rpm. Is that normal ? Gonna leave it mostly stock but will add flyscreen, lift bobbins, rim stickers and probably Mustard bike rear guard eliminator. Cheers all 😁
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G’day magoo
Congrats on the new bike!
According to the owners manual the normal idle speed is 1750RPM +/-50
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Welcome Magoo..! I'm glad to see you got your new 790D.

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post #6 of 14 (permalink) Old 09-18-2019, 07:44 PM
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Hi magoo and welcome. I live in Brisbane, southside. There is another SEQ bloke too who lives northside somewhere -"Roadsider". We did correspond about having a ride together over Mt. Glorious but I am so slack I have not been in touch with him. I have a couple of Royal Enfields as well as the 790 so most organised rides are with the RE folks - that's my excuse I guess. Cheers,

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Welcome and congrats on the new ride!!

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