How do I use the choke lever?

From what I've read and been told I still am confused as to how I'm suppose to use my choke and in what position. Am I right to understand when you start(especially cold) you want to have the choke or butterfly 'closed' and then open it all the way once it gets warm? On my carb there is a lever which the carb... show more From what I've read and been told I still am confused as to how I'm suppose to use my choke and in what position. Am I right to understand when you start(especially cold) you want to have the choke or butterfly 'closed' and then open it all the way once it gets warm? On my carb there is a lever which the carb indicates that up and towards the bike is 'closed' and down and away from the bike is open. So when I ride after its warmed up, around I want this lever to be down, away from bike and in 'open' position, right?

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