Protect your vehicle against theft. Failure to lock the motorcycle after parking could result in theft and/or equipment damage. (00151b)
The steering head lock is located on the ignition/headlamp key switch and is operated by the ignition key.
  1. Verify sidestand is down. Turn handlebars full left.
  2. See Controls and Indicators → Ignition. Verify that key is in the OFF position.
  3. Push in on the ignition key and turn it counterclockwise to the steering head LOCK position. Move handlebars slightly until locked.
  4. Attempt to turn the handlebars to the right to verify that the steering head is locked. Handlebars should not turn.
  5. Remove key from the ignition/headlamp key switch.
Do not operate vehicle with forks locked. Locking the forks restricts the vehicle's turning ability, which could result in death or serious injury. (00035a)