Thank you all for giving me the advice on starting my 650R. With all your help I have been able to get her going in a kick or two, hot or cold. But, I have always been starting it with the kickstand down. Is this normal, or do you all start it with the kickstand up? My kickstand just broke, and I believe it was because I have been starting it on the kickstand. Please let me how you all start it, with or without the kickstand down. I would appreciate it very much.