haha, if that trick worked nobody would have any mileage on their bikes! that, and we'd all be riding around with our trip button taped down to keep 'em off.
the engineers designed things so that you can't reset your actual mileage. if you're really slick though, you could get a used odometer from someone parting a bike, and decrease your mileage by just about any amount.
Unless you've owned the bike the whole time that kind of blatant odo tampering will show up on a title search. If the milage when you sell it is less than what you bought it at that tends to raise some red flags.
however if you owned the bike since it was new then it would be hard to prove that the mileage had been rolled back.
Totally not worth it for these bikes anyway. the rewards are not that much and if you do it caught it could be jail time.
if you8 need to change a rolling odometer like when you buy a used odometer to replace your broken one (lets keep it somewhat legal folks), just remove the glass or plastic cover and use a pencil eraser on the number, and just roll it ***FORWARD*** until you get to the correct number. if you roll it backwards you can damage some of the internal parts and it might not roll forward like it should. Not that i've ever done this or anything
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