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My bike has never done this in the past, but the past couple days has been hell. When I'm pulling up to or stopped at a light or sign my bike has been dying. Normally it's right when I pull the clutch in or while it's sitting in neutral. This last time my oil light came on when it died. Anyone else have this problem? Should I be paranoid? Should I stop riding it and take it to the shop? I have cored pipes disabled flapper and map 2. could any of these be the problem?

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Some times the is a lack of power for u bike you need a good amount of fuel and air to keep it runnnig at a set of light i had the same problmes on my nsr 125cc all u need to do is change the amount of fuel and air going in the engine

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Unfortunatly the 04 and up use electronic idle controll. Does your bike have the latest map? Mine is an earlyer modle of 04 which was bad for stalling at a light untill the right map for the ecu came out to cure that problem/.

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