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i was cheaking the vavles on my bike and i wanted to rotate the pistons so i put the bike into 1st and pushed and nothing happend, the rear tyer locked. is this normal? the motor is not siezed it turns over fine with the starter
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thanks for your help. I pulled the plugs and she turns fine. just thought she would turn with them in.
 

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I always put mine up to at least 4th or 5th when I'm checking valves. (Plugs out of course) Makes it much easier to turn the motor by one-handing the rear wheel while I'm sitting on the floor watching the timing marks in the left-side sight glass
 
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