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  1. New CX500, rode fine, now dead!

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello, I purchased my 1982 CX500 yesterday. It was a bit slow to turn over on the starter but as soon as she started she was fine. I purchased the bike, in the first 5 miles I stopped twice to ask for directions and fuel the bike. I then rode 85 miles home on dipped beam and heated grips on...
  2. Bike will not start and I'm not sure what's going on.

    Technical Help Forum
    So I am working on repairing a bike and I can't get it to start. I feel like it's a really obvious solution. The electronics are fine. It's a new CDI and I get spark on both spark plugs. Fully charged battery. Full tank of gas. To the best of my oil checking abilities there appears to be plenty...