Pre-Trip Inspection

Mount with a Centre Stand

  1. Stand on the left side of the motorcycle and unlock the steering, if applicable.
  2. Grasp the left handgrip with your left hand, and the handle, frame or seat mounting with your right hand.
  3. Pull the motorcycle forward off the centre stand and balance it.
  4. Grasp both handgrips and apply the front brake.
  5. Swing your right leg over the motorcycle and sit on the seat.
  6. Keep the motorcycle upright with the front wheel straight.
  7. Apply the front brake to prevent the motorcycle from rolling.

Dismount with a Centre Stand

Motorcycle centre stand2

  1. Observe 360 degrees to see if it is safe to dismount.
  2. Apply the front brake, keeping the front wheel straight.
  3. Swing your right leg over and balance the motorcycle.
  4. Grasp the left handgrip with your left hand, and the handle, frame or seat mounting with your right hand.
  5. Lower the centre stand with your right foot and press down on it firmly while holding the motorcycle upright.
  6. Pull upwards and backwards on the motorcycle until it rests on the stand
  7. Lock the steering, if applicable.

 

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