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After some checking, seems at least part of the problem is electrical. Pulled the plug wires, got a touch of spark on the front cylinder and none on the rear. Double-checked, no spark on either. Coils don't appear any different than when the bike was taken apart (they worked fine then).

Oddly, while I was reading the manual, I left the ignition switch on and heard a series of clicks from the general relay (underseat) at which time all the lights dimmed. I switched it off then back on, lights came back, but nothing from the starter now. No blown fuses.

Thoughts? Problems connected?
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Start checking connections...start with the battery((make sure its charged and no bad cells (if you can use a hygrometer on your battery)) Weak or bad batteries and connections can defy logic.
Got gas and spark?? If you do it should at least hit a lick or two. Look at your plugs after turning over a few times. Are they wet with gas? How are you checking for spark? An inexpensive tester works best. A weak spark is the same as no spark sometimes. You need a strong spark...this could go back to your electrical problems.
Be patient take a step at a time. (you sound frustrated)
 
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