Make sure that the brake does not drag after adjusting it.
A soft or spongy feeling in the brake lever can indicate the presence of air in the brake system. This air must be removed by bleeding the brake system before the motorcycle is operated. Air in the system will cause greatly diminished braking capability and can result in loss of control and an accident. Inspect and bleed the system if necessary.
REAR BRAKE ADJUSTMENT
• Brake pedal height (a) Out of specification-Mdjust.
Brake pedal height: 10 mm (0.4 in) below top of footrest
• Brake pedal height
• Turn the adjuster (D in or out until the specified pedal height is obtained.
Turning in-»Pedal height is increased. Turning out-»Pedal height is decreased.
After adjusting the brake pedal height, visually check the adjuster end. The adjuster end must appear within 6.25 mm (0.25 in).
• Tighten the locknut.
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