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So just curious as to how long people leave the choke on during warming up their bike
 

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My bike does not have a choke, but any engine i ever used with a choke i only engage it long enough to start the engine, give it a few seconds, then turn it off. Some engines need to warm up longer than others before you can disengage the choke without it dying.
 

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So just curious as to how long people leave the choke on during warming up their bike
The little lever you push is actually an idle increaser, no more, no less. It opens the throttle plates slightly in the same manor you would by twisting the throttle.

The moment you start riding it, the system will disengage automatically.
 

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The little lever you push is actually an idle increaser, no more, no less. It opens the throttle plates slightly in the same manor you would by twisting the throttle.

The moment you start riding it, the system will disengage automatically.
My brother has a "hot start" switch on his dirtbike that sounds exactly like this, is it the same thing?
 

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And so what would you say an optimum temp to start riding would be
 

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My brother has a "hot start" switch on his dirtbike that sounds exactly like this, is it the same thing?
Well, there are two starting devices on dirt bikes.

One of them opens up a little port in the throttle body which increases the amount of air in the mixture.

The other one richens up the fuel AND air mixture, thats a "choke".

EFI bikes don't need a choke.
 
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