Did I get a freak 650?
I just finished my first, well actually 2nd service. The 600 mile break in service I did at 800, I also changed the oil at 200 to get any crap out of the engine early. The dealer was booked so I did it myself, the most difficult part was finding an oil wrench.
I serviced the whole bike end to end and used Rotella T Triple 15w-40, great stuff, I ran it in my Harley. The reason I think I got a freak is it runs to good. Yes you heard that correctly. Right now I am averaging 61 MPG and I am not easy on it. I am always hammering this thing. It will tag 100 mph effortlessly, I ran it about 50 miles today on the interstate on the way into the lab and my average speed was 90 MPH, yes average. Additionally I can lift the front tire in first and second just by whacking the throttle, the first time caught me off guard and I about dumped in my pants. The roll on at highway speeds is great, I have no problem ripping through traffic to get clean air.
I think either I got a freak of an engine or this is not a 650 in my bike. I have ridden 650s before, I have ridden 800s before. I would put this Glee up against a F800 or Tiger 800 any day, I have ridden both and my Glee runs better.
This kind of scares me, I hope the engine donít grenade.
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