Main Motorcycle: 09 Bonneville SE
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Austin, Texas
Other Motorcycle: I wish
|Air Cooled Twins Talk Discussion of Hinckley Triumph Twin related matters and topics.
Sponsored by: National Powersports Distributors
||LinkBack||Thread Tools||Display Modes|
So when I dropped my Bonnie in the parking lot the other day, I didn't have the presence of mind to hit the kill switch as I was trying to lay it down, instead I must of wound open the throttle and the motor screamed until it lost consiousness after a few seconds. After picking it up and riding home the motor seems ok but is it detrimental to scream the engine like that? And does it have an automatic cut-off in the event of a spill?
Your '09 SE has a tip-over safety switch that detects when the bike falls down and turns injection and ignition off. It resets when the bike is picked up again.
It's described here:
It also has a rev limiter so no mechanical damage from over-revving either.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Damage?||PJP||Speed Triple Forum||7||08-30-2012 07:01 PM|
|Will I damage anything?||Tneagle||Air Cooled Twins Technical Talk||1||03-17-2012 02:34 PM|
|First Damage||dla||Street Triple Forum||13||03-24-2011 09:37 PM|
|3 in 1 damage from a get off||ioneater||Street Triple Forum||11||12-11-2010 08:41 PM|
|Rim damage||S4L||Club Cafe'||5||10-25-2007 06:26 PM|