I find my dream motorbike but I have couple of questions / braking points to consider before I make final decision. I did ride test 2018 Scout and I love it, how it handles, how is balanced, and 75% of other things. Couple of things which are mentioned everywhere, suspension and seats I didn’t like but I believe , with bit of love and $$$ should not be problem to rectify. Now, to do some calcs , how much is going to cost me and how much for “ must be done immediately “ I will need you help.
1. How good are original Pirelli tyres and for how many kms ?
2. Crusher pipes installed and original pillion pegs are not possible to install?
What about aftermarket mini Footboards? Anyone had same issue?
3. I owned Kawasaki Vulcan and I didn’t feel good on slow maneuvers, handlebar will kick to full lock with slightest touch on brake and some more issues, but it was very stabile on 110kmh. Tested 2018 Indian Scout was not that good on freeway. I had feeling of “ floating” and “surfing” . Didn’t need correction to keep the line but...that feeling! So, do you reckon suspension upgrade will solve this issue or it was just me riding on lighter motorbike?
4. Any big services required before 40.000km or just regular 8000km services?
How about that for start 😜
Thank you , cheers.
Hey mate, 1. The tyres are good no issues, i upgraded my rear to a 180 and its great. 2. Rear foot pegs fit with Crushers, if your going to run crushers buy some good ear plugs. 3. I ride my 2018 from Canberra to Sydney with no issues and have been down to Victoria on it. 4. 15000km services i get the belt adjusted every 7000km. Ive had 2 HD and would never look back. cheers
2018 Scout, Thunder black, Beach bars, DART screen Bobber Rims, Stage 1.
IMRG AU 101571 Ulysses 67236 Canberra, ACT