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TS125r power I've just bought a TS125R (94 model) which seems to run ok, however I don't think I'm getting full efficiency from the engine.The bike does 60-65mph, but when in top gear, I keep needing to drop down a gear. The power valve kicks in later on in the rev range which seems a bit late. Is this normal, can it be adjusted?I am aware the majority of these bikes are restricted. How do I de-restrict this bike?

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    I was out offroading on my bike the other week when suddenly the bike started loosing power. The bike starts however you really need to give it some throttle to keep it running. It only revs to about 6000 rpm and splutters and backfires the odd time. I did go through a few puddles that day but still I would expect it to be running ok now if it was damp.
    I initially thought it was the petrol mixture as I have a mixer on the bike and I added some to the tank. However, after draining the tank and refilling it with just petrol, it still runs the same. I've also disconnected the exhaust (as someone told me it could be clogged up with oil) but it still runs the same. There is some blue smoke from the exhaust, but nothing different from before.
    Can anyone advise me on what the problem could be?

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According to my experience if you bike has a power valve and slows down as soon as you pass 60 then you will need to disconnect it from the speedo..What I mean is inside the speedo if you remove it you will see something like a fuse which needs to be carefully disconnected.I am telling this based on my experience with a dt125r

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