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I've had to replace 2 batteries in the last 2 years and need to try something else. It's as if the battery isn't getting charged while riding. any suggestion is greatly appreciated:)
 

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Welcome to the forum CylDucati696!

First thing you should do is actually determine what voltage your system is putting into your battery. Hook up a volt meter to the battery terminals, start the engine and see what you get. Should get low 13's when idling and around 14V when the revs are brought up to around 3,000.

Also, how often are you riding? If it's infrequent you may want to consider keeping the bike on a trickle charger.
 

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Welcome to the forum CylDucati696!

First thing you should do is actually determine what voltage your system is putting into your battery. Hook up a volt meter to the battery terminals, start the engine and see what you get. Should get low 13's when idling and around 14V when the revs are brought up to around 3,000.

Also, how often are you riding? If it's infrequent you may want to consider keeping the bike on a trickle charger.
Thanks. The trickle charger idea sounds like what I’m going to do. When the battery is connected and the bike is running. What keeps it charging so voltage doesn’t drain?
Thanks in advance:)
 
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