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Bike stalls in first with the clutch in

I just purchased a used bike from the dealership and it keeps stalling in first even though I have the clutch in...what should I look for?

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Check your clutch adjustment. where is it engaging and disengaging? try adjusting it out at the lever first. if it's already adjusted out there, trace the cable down to the other end and adjust it at that bracket.

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