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Bike not starting

Hello, The other day my bike was skipping between the 70-80mph range but nothing too bad, then it stopped the next day or two...then went to go home from work and the thing would just not crank at all. It kept trying to turn over but was acting as if it had a bad battery. Took the battery out the next day after recharging it and took it to two different places that both said the battery test came out and that it was good. We put it back in the bike and started it up just last night, it hesitated but cranked up, I took it for a stroll around the neighborhood. I turned it off then cranked it up repeatedly and everything seemed fine...in fact even better than before. I get on it this morning and try to crank it up and it crank a few times but hesitated like last night. The third time I try to crank it, it just does the same thing and will not start because it's as if the battery is dying and doesn't have the energy to crank. What could it be? Spark plugs? Ignition coil? Stator coil? Battery? Anything that requires me NOT having to tear it all down?! Please help, she 's all I got and I really hate to have to break it all down to just get one small repair done. Thanks

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Do a plug elimination test, take the lead off one plug at a time and turn over the engine. If one particular plug being disconnected makes no difference then that plug is probably not firing. In this case try replacing the plugs.

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