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Driving problem So I was driving today in 5th gear running around 10k rpms...don't ask me why I was going so fast but I was. Either way, when I was in 5th right around 10k rpms my bike seemed like it stalled, or skipped...almost like my rev limiter kicked in and slowed me down, but I wasn't near red line, and it did it a couple times, then I shifted into 6th. I didn't think about it again till I downshifted to 5th and punched it again, same result, it scared the crap out of me because it felt like my bike was about to lock up and stop but it just jolted and skipped...Idk if this was a misfire or what but the bike stalled for less than a sec at speed, a couple times then when I shifted I had no problems. Anybody got any ideas

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Hummmm...Gixer sixer at 5k in the 5 hole...about $1.35 on the meter? I'd be suspicious that the rev limiter did kick on - sure sounds like it. What's your red line, anyway? Usually you can go a tad past red line before it'll kick on. Check any fuel filter that you have and look for a bent or kinked fuel line. You might have been sucking more gas than it could feed. Look for a vent in you gas cap - make sure that it's open, too. I've heard of guys gas tanks actually sucking down.

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