I hate to do this, but since this blog does talk about doing things to your bike with your body.... such as touching it - today's suit happy world forces me to put the stopper on any potential idiots out there that might know a lawyer hungry enough to represent them and still risk standing before God someday... Here goes.
Standard Disclaimer: Enter at own risk. Author is not a professional and his advise is suspect. It may have worked for him, but that may just as well have been luck on his part. If you're feeling lucky, continue but understand that you waive all rights for any recourse (civil, criminal or theocratic) if you don't have the same experience he did. Individual results may vary. This troubleshooting may cause severe headache, vomiting, bloating, gas, death and increase your urge to gamble, beat your gerbil, buy a gerbil, do unnatural acts with someone else's gerbil or turn your BMW into a charred smoldering mass of metal and rubber. Always use adult supervision even if you are an adult. Always wear eye and hearing protection as well as a safety hat, gloves, safety shoes and a condom. Consult your doctor immediately if you should spontaneously burst into flames. Never operate machinery after doing any of these techniques. They are designed to be done on non-functional static display motorcycles only. Any attempt to operate a bike that has been modified in any way from OEM specifications voids all warranties expressed and implied.