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Hey everyone!

I'm getting into motorcycling and looking to start with a 1972 CB450 that we've had sitting around for over ten years now.

My plan right now is to put some gas and a new battery in it, and change the oil, and then see if it runs. Anybody have any tips or advice?

I also can't get it into neutral, although it seems that there's already a thread for that.

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For neutral ... you want to rock it forward on and it will usually slip right in. Or roll the back wheel of it's on a sturdy stand while you try
Welcome prospective rider. Just an note for the neutral problem. I had a chain bind up and put tension on the transmission and caused it to not want to shift correctly. Might be a good idea to check the chain and shifter cable adjustment.
Awesome, thank you both for the tips!
 
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