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Speed problem I have been riding my bike on the freeway throughout the summer and it has been fine. Yesterday, I got on the freeway and my bike wouldn't go over 60 MPH at 5000 RPM's. I was on the freeway for 15-20 minutes. I took it off the freeway and drove around on surface streets. Then, I got back on the freeway and I could get it over 60. I took it to my mechanic and he cleaned the spark plugs and made the fuel mixture a little leaner- it was running a tad rich. When I took it home, I rode it on the freeway and it ran fine: 70 MPH at ~5500 RPM. This morning, I took it on the freeway again and I couldn't get it over 60 again. I took it off the freeway and rode on surface streets and took it back on the freeway and it ran fine again. What the hell is wrong with this bike? I already cleaned the fuel filter and checked the fuel line and it all seems fine. Any suggestions?

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You have a carb problem. Check your piston vacume in your carbs.I had the same problem,and it was the piston vacume that had a hole in both piston.Good luck tom :D

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