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imho, that is not an RT contender.
nobody mentioned graphite & alcohol. for threads in aluminum alloys, it's my favorite.
6000 mile = set valves and re-torque the heads. fluids and filters.
this is going to hurt.
even with saddlebags and a fat chick on back, you should top out faster than that.
unless maybe a huge windshield. naked, these bikes are fast. fast to me. YMMV
no torque till 6000
major engine enhancements. quick. not for the timid, but easy to ride fast.
i hated the "feet forward."
i pretty much...