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I have found that it's probably not a good idea to leave them plugged in! :nono:



My bike has been sitting for about a week and a half and she was a no go last evening :?


I had no device attached but I guess the L E D plus what ever is going on inside the charger, still has enough draw to cause trouble.



 

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The USB charger will pull a constant 5v dc at whatever current it is rated for. That can kill your battery in a matter of days. I put mine on a switched circuit to protect the battery.
 

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What were you riding when David flung that rock at you?

There you go hi-jackin" my threads again!!:wink2:


The USB charger will pull a constant 5v dc at whatever current it is rated for. That can kill your battery in a matter of days. I put mine on a switched circuit to protect the battery.

It's nice to be able to charge something like your scala while stopped for lunch. Either way you hook it up, I guess some new habits would have to be formed.
 

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I'm trying to get the timing right here. You usually don't start 2 threads at 1 time. How many bikes do you ride currently?
 

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I'm trying to get the timing right here. You usually don't start 2 threads at 1 time. How many bikes do you ride currently?

Only the Valkyrie :scoot: ...... I guess that's one .... 1.


How's married life?

Absolutely wonderful!!! Yeah me! :applause:
Thanks for asking.


In regards to the USB, survey says: if you don't feel like using it don't stick it in :p

Agreed....go figure! :biglaugh:
 

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What is just as likely is that your battery is weak and may need to be replaced. You should check the battery voltage next time before you start it up. I won’t go into the voltage details here. You can find that info online.
 

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I leave mine plugged in, however bike is on a trickle charger that's on a timer each day for 4 hours. You shouldn't have to worry about it i.e. when you stop for a few hours, if your battery is that weak it's gonna leave you stranded soon regardless.
 

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What is just as likely is that your battery is weak and may need to be replaced. You should check the battery voltage next time before you start it up. I won’t go into the voltage details here. You can find that info online.
I believe my battery recovered.


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