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Hi everyone, here is the initial story of my new bike.

One of my reasons for buying the street tracker version, was the black frame (the standard UK bikes don't have this option). The whole effect is very subtle with deep bronze wheels and cam cover.

Riding around slowly has given me no problems and I don't find it snatchy at all. In A mode the bike pulls like a train, with std used for around town and general shopping. B mode for trundling around behind SWMBO on her Thruxton or XJ6, while I attemp to get the ECO light to come on

I have had to remove the handlebar cross brace (the dealer left it loose on the PDI) when I fitted and wired in my GPS. I will put it on my Super Tenere, so it won't go to waste.

The top right radiator mount was not fitted properly. The large washer was missing which allowed the Allen bolt to pull through the rubber mount. The radiator had a lot of unwanted movement and rattling as a consequence. So a new washer and re-tightening has solved that one.

The headlight adjustment was way off and was dazzling the birds, so I have corrected that.

I have removed the horrible big white safety sticker from the fuel tank and fitted a Yamaha MT-09 tank pad which goes very well with the overall scheme.

I have carried out a quick run in procedure and changed the oil and filter right away after 50 miles.

Initail impressions are very positive. It's a great fun ride.













 

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Nice. The seat is far better than the standard model. And the ST looks fantastic although I'm not 100% on the front mudguard. Good choice. Enjoy.
 

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congrats on the new wheels...her styling is awesome..hope she comes our way...I never thought of dazzling birds...hmmmm:eagerness:
 

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Welcome. Great looking Bike!
 
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Man those dark bronze wheels look awesome! Congrats.
 
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Awesome bike!
Just curious, does that shield do any wind control??
I haven't tried a standard bike. I feel that there is a minor effect, but at high speeds you have to hang on. It's certainly not as good as my super tenere
 

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Welcome! :) Is the ABS on all the time or can you switch it off?
 
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