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i ride my bike most days lately when its been above 40 F. it will operate at about 150 to 160 degrees F at cruising speed(70 mph) is this TOO cold? im not losing any oil, but i dont know if im damaging the rings or walls like this. i know on most engines if they are run too cold the pistons or rings expand faster, possibly under load) and could cause damage.
 

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Josh,

I don't think the 150 to 160 degrees is too cold. Many times when I ride, mine is at 156 or 157 degrees.

I won't ride when the bikes temp says "Lo", I wait uptil the temp is over 120 and the bike will not stall without no choke. Usually that is around 130 degrees or so, right?

The hottest mine has ever got is like 210 degrees, and that was at a long stop light on a hot hot day.

For some reason, I don't like my bike to get over 200 degrees.

-Flash


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