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Won't start and when it does it dies out

Just bought a 97 triumph adventurer. it had been sitting for 4 years. changed the plugs,the battery,and checked the carbs for gumming ( there was none ). battery won't hold a charge. when it starts, bike will run, but chokes out when taken off the stand and put in upright position.

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Try, Check float needle valve, replace with rubber tipped.

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