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Putting her away for the winter

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When I took my safety course and the instructor was putting the bikes away for nearly a week, he had us shut down like normal (which means shutting off the fuel too) and then he ran them until they quit. We are getting to put Chaos away for the winter, add sta-bil etc. So according to the significant other, we're topping off the gas, adding the sta-bil, running it for a few minutes and shutting her down for the season. After shutting off the fuel, should I run it again til it stops, or will it not matter?
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I think it would not be a bad idea to disconnect or even remove the battery, check the cells, add water if needed and put it on one of those float chargers. although not going into hibernation, I'm way overdue on battery maint, at least I did buy a gallon of distilled water this week..
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