Ignition timing refers to when the spark occurs in relation to the rotation of the crankshaft and movement of the piston. Adjusting when this happens is very important and can significantly affect how the bike runs. For a thorough technical rundown of ignition timing concepts, read this blog post on timing.
- If you have a points ignition system, please see Ignition timing for points.
- If you have a CDI ignition system, please see Ignition timing for CDI.
See also: installing a flywheel.