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    Default Ryker Heat Issues?

    Probably a bit early to ask this question but being a 2013 RTL owner, I gotta ask. Any excessive heat issues with the Ryker?

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    Default Your right....

    Is a bit soon but so far have not heard mention of any heat problem. Don't expect to either as it is set up pretty well.
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    There been reports of the rear tire heating up and then smoking

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    I was concerned about the same thing with the exhaust being under the seat. The warmest day I have ridden yet was 75 F and I did not feel any heat. Time will tell; it gets hot here in Texas.

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    I have experienced the opposite problem. LOL It was about high 30s-low 40s and it seemed like it took an extended time to reach proper operating temp. cueman

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    The other day when I was 2-up riding my Rally in a pasture, the cooling fan turned on twice for approximately 15-20 seconds each time.

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    I am thinking we have about 5 months or so...and then will have more answers.

    Darn rear tires...

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    Well when mine lands here in South Australia - it's gonna have to deal with 42 Celsius - so I'll let everyone know how she goes

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    Quote Originally Posted by beaker View Post
    Well when mine lands here in South Australia - it's gonna have to deal with 42 Celsius - so I'll let everyone know how she goes
    Oh. 42 Celsius, that is real heat

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    Just purchased the 900 cc Ryker ! Have ridden it about 130 miles thus far. So far no heat issues but then again- it is no summer yet in Arizona.

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    Default Ryker Heat Issues?

    With all those "air vents" built in, there should be zero heat issues.

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    Zero heat issues with the Ryker. You're going to have to depend on Al Gore and Global Warming, I'm afraid.
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    I am feeling some heat on my ankles and lower legs now that riding temperatures are in the 90's. Mine is a Rally model with the skid pad under the engine

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    I have yet to hear my radiator fan come on here in S FL.

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    You will feel the heat. When you do just go faster! cueman

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    I've been wondering about the heat issues. There were a number of posts about overheating issues on one of the forums back in the spring. I can't find the thread right now but I think they were having issues in 50F conditions?!

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