Whenever we acquire a new motorcycle, the first choice should not be to take that ride to see what it will do. The first choice should be setting the bike up correctly for YOU by going through the protocol contained in this article.
That includes reviewing the bike statically for ergonomics and suspension set up. Then, ride the bike at 75% to see how it works for you and make changes during the ride for suspension, geometry and tire pressures. Getting the bike 80% dialed in will make for a far more comfortable fun and inspiring ride![ members section has full article ]