Main Motorcycle: 2005 Bonneville Blue 790
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Central Maryland, USA
Other Motorcycle: 1973 CB450, long gone
You'd think that if they're really slippery when newly mounted, more manufacturers would have been sued by now, this being the US. I suppose that it would be wise to not do twisties at maximum speed straight out of the shop, but other than that, I've never noticed any slipperiness.
2005 Bonneville Blue 790cc, AI removed, Staintunes RC, no snorkel, inlet enlarged, 118/40/NBZT "Thruxton" needles/1 shim/3 turns, Ikon 7610s, Ricor Intiminators, Michelin Pilot Activs, D9 gauge panel, tachometer.