The snows have melted and your motorcycle sits in your garage like an old relic from seasons passed. Or maybe you are one of those people who rides through the winter and powers through the snows, which at this point you're probably saying, "What kind of pussy article is this? Who stores their bike away for the winter?!" No matter whether the former or latter, this article is intended to explain a simple way to check for spark on your motorcycle if it doesn't seem to want to start.
Now, to begin the process, you will need to know whether your bike's ignition and battery are in working order (turn the key and the headlight goes on, or the starter engages.) If that is the case, than the following steps should help you come to a conclusion:
1. Put your bike in neutral and pop off one spark plug-wire, then grab a socket and driver and remove that spark plug from the motor.