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Bike died during poker run

After riding for a couple hours I stopped to fill up with gas. After leaving the station my bike started to putter and then died and would not start again. After towing it home I can now start it with the choke pulled out but as soon as I push it in it stalls. And it will not start without the choke pulled out. And ideas?

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I would eliminate the possibility of bad gas first, considering you had just filled up. Move on to the other possibilities after eliminating the simple ones first. Battery, spark plugs, plug wires, other ignition problem, fuel delivery problem.

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