Stumble after riding in traffic for three miles
I was riding my 06 DL 1000 in stop and go traffic for about three miles - ride 15 feet, stop, etc. I was 2-up with my 12 year old son on the back.
Eventually traffic started to clear and as I was shifting into 3rd, the bike stumbled really hard. My son's feet flew off the pegs - if he had not been holding on tight he would have fallen off backwards.
I have never experienced anything like that and was really surprised. Any thoughts?
Thinking back on it, I wonder if extra fuel was collecting in the stop and go traffic and as I finally started to accelerate away it created a hydraulic lock in one or both cylinders. It seemed like the bike was trying to stall but then cleared its throat and off we went.
No other problems and nothing since, but its disconcerting and makes me worry about riding the bike hard.
DL 1000 2006