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I bought my bike and from the day I bought it, it has been very easy to push the kick start down, like i mean i can push it down with my hand.

Is this normal for a 125 i have heard this but people say i don't have a lot of compression?

But the bike feels like it has a lot of power and the powerband hits very hard.

I am confused?

Thanks a lot.

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125s are extremely easy to start. But you should still do a compression test and rebuild it since it is maintenance.

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If you can push it down with your pinky, than the compression is low. 125s are almost too easy to start, I actually blew out the right boot on two pairs of riding boots from kicking my 125 so much. I actually used to start my bike by hand in technical sections when i stalled it, it was easier than trying to get back on and kick it

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Mine's really easy to kick but sometime whens its cold it doesnt want to start right away

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well i cant start my brothers 80 with my hand, but the internal kickstarter gearing is probably different

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yeah i was thinking the same exact thing as you haha. my 125 starts too easily. i probably could start it with my hand but it would be a little hard

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