Took delivery today,30th. July 2009 ,at about noon,in Coulsdon,South London.In the course of riding the 60 miles home,the number plate almost fell off,losing a screw and locknut.That was replaced as soon as I got home.NB: Screen is too narrow,and mostly unsupported.Running above 70mph is a chore.
"FLOATS LIKE A BATTLESHIP,STING LIKE A BUS".(A headline to a road test of a Harley Davidson,in 1978,by Chris Myers.Motorcycle News,I think)I had met Chris Myers in a house in Ham,in 1975.
Fuel consumption:Purchased-12946 miles on clock.
New Rear Tyre ,Avon 150/70 13 64S fitted by Riverbank Motorcycles at 14,565 miles.Bent sidestand repaired;straightened.Oil change 14,565 miles.Written off,14/7/2010;squashed by a bus.