Pre & Post Ride Maintenance & Inspection

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  • 05-WR450F

Posted July 09, 2008 - 02:52 AM


I have an 05 WR450. What are the common things that should be done pre-ride and post-ride?

  • matt4x4

Posted July 09, 2008 - 03:41 AM


Tire pressure
Wheel bearings (side to side play)
Brake pressure
Air filter unless you have a specified cleaning interval
Chain slack/condition (sprockets too)
Oil level/condition
Look for leaks on forks, engine, shock
Check all visible bolts
Gas level
Clear/open carb/engine vent lines
Make sure suspension works properly - can also be tested on first jump - more fun that way.

Post ride - Besides checking for leaks - I don't do anything until it's clean, then the same as above - therefore it's ready to just ride the next time.


Posted July 09, 2008 - 09:01 AM


what he said ^^^

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  • face_plant

Posted July 09, 2008 - 10:20 AM


lube chain/check coolant

  • GCannon

Posted July 09, 2008 - 10:56 AM


Spokes? I don't tighten them every ride but I do check them

  • INJURY_69

Posted July 09, 2008 - 05:34 PM



T=tires And Wheels
C=controls And Cables
L=lights And Electronics
O=oil And Fluids
C=chassis And Chain


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