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Yamaha XSR700 - Owner's Manual > Operation and important riding points

Operation and important riding points

Read the Owner's Manual carefully to become familiar with all controls. If there is a control or function you do not understand, ask your Yamaha dealer.


Failure to familiarize yourself with the controls can lead to loss of control, which could cause an accident or injury.


This model is equipped with:

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 Yamaha XSR700 - Owner's Manual > Sidestand

The sidestand is located on the left side of the frame. Raise the sidestand or lower it with your foot while holding the vehicle upright. TIP The built-in sidestand switch is part of the ignition circuit cut-off system, which cuts the ignition in certain situations.

 Yamaha XSR700 - Owner's Manual > Starting the engine

Under normal conditions, shift the transmission into neutral before starting the engine. To start the engine with the transmission in gear, the sidestand must be up and the clutch lever pulled.

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