Been thinking of trading my baby Suzuki (250cc single cyl) rain/errand bike for some time but never really got to it.
An impromptue ride last week at night, in 45 deg f, for 180 miles saw me rethink trading it. It wasn't the cold or the miles it was more the highway speed or more correctly the...
I try to avoid rain on my/my wife's hard to clean/detail bikes and have a rain bike I use when its peeing down.
I dont mind getting caught out in it but dont usually like heading out on Diavel or Jackpot if raining already.
I have ridden the Diavel a few times now in the rain with the rear...
Okay, went on some backroads today after a dry spell and got rained on. It's "Summer" here in the UK.
When I got back I noticed how muddy the rear cowl and my back were.
I'm an all weather biker but that is ridiculous. What mod or adjustment can I make?
Have got so used to sport mode that now when it rains I just keep riding on it. Certainly taking the necessary precautions when riding in these conditions.
Has any of you had a scare while riding on rain and in sport?
Or have you dropped ?
That you can say with other mode it...
When was the last time you rode in the rain and get the Diavel really dirty ?
I rode mine yesterday, after a night full of rain. The road were still wet and some parts were muddy..
Here she is after the trip :