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changing idle, changes throttle response??

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If you are adjusting the idle on your bike lower would that change the throttle response?

Because after bringing my bike in for its first tune up it doesn't feel as fast as before, if that makes any sence.

He didn't do much to the bike so maybe its just my imagination.
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I would say if you set the idle low enough it might affect response because you have that much more "distance" on the tach to travel. Plus, I believe the idle screw moves something in the carbs so it physically has longer to travel from rest to the same place (i.e. from 1000 RPM to 4500 RPM changed to 500 RPM to 4500 RPM)
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