When I purchased my DL650, I followed Calsci's breakin rules.....
First 50 miles, slowly get it hot and then run it hard. Change the oil and filter.
500 miles - Change the oil and filter again (switched to Rotella T Synthetic, 5W40).
1,000 miles - Change the oil and filter again.
2,000 miles - Change the oil and filter again.
3,000 miles - Changed the oil and filter again.
I just hit 5,000 miles and I just changed the oil and filter again.
Now, I won't change the oil or fllter again until 10,000 miles (With Rotella T Synthetic, I will be running 5k between changes....Calsci recommends 6k).
I know my regime of changes is probably crazy to everyone, but I think the first 5k in the life of an engine is the most critical. Under no circumstances did I want any 'wear metal' floating around in the oil any longer than it had to. Also, I honestly plan to run this bike 100k miles.
For the record, mostly I have used Mobile 4T Synthetic in previous bikes and I use Mobine 1 Synthetic in all my vehicles. I moved to Rotella with the Strom and couldn't be happier. The bike shifts very smoothly and runs very smoothly.
I know 5k mile changes are beyond the 3.5k mile recommendation in the manual, but I have no worries. Even my buddy who owns and runs a BMW LT has his service done by the dealership and they put in synthetic and have 8k mile intervals. Synthetic simply lasts longer.
Anyway....that is my two cents....