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Bike will start on charger with new batt but as soon as I take off cables engine dies need help last step to being on rode

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Make sure your battery cables are secure.
Also make sure your battery has electrolyte (Acid) in it.

Some new motorcycle batteries require you to add the acid when you get it home. You should open up the cells to see that they are full to the "full" line.

Without acid, the battery will not charge / hold a charge.

Tough to give more adive without more information. Let me know if this helps or if you have more information to add.

Good luck

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