1987 rm80 bogs in first and second but rips from 3rd up

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i got this bike running but it doesnt kick in until the thrid gear then she rips like crazy but bogs and slowly gets through forst and second i have no idea whats wrong with it. Any ideas?
 
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i got this bike running but it doesnt kick in until the thrid gear then she rips like crazy but bogs and slowly gets through forst and second i have no idea whats wrong with it. Any ideas?
Old post, im learning jetting 101, the pilot jet is the off idle culprit, go 1 step leaner, check those reed valves, hard starting is an indication. I bet by now you have a 250 or a 450, good luck if you dont...