Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: New Orleans, LA, USA
Mine was $224 USD at 18,000 (30Kkm), but they didn't do the valves. In the next couple of months, when I bring it back for the 24,000, they'll do it.
There was only clean gear oil, no metal, in the rear drive this time. It looked good at the 12,000 mile check up in May. The first one at 600 miles was scary though. But someone (maybe 2T?) said that it may have been assembly lube. It was a silty titanium colored flour in the drain pan. I haven't had any problems with it and now I feel confident that it is wearing normally.
Did get a new clutch pack though, it was working fine, just making a funny noise when I started off from a stop. Kind of a "skrunk ?" sound but just from a dead stop. Hey a free clutch after 18,000 miles, yes.
I have been extremely pleased with this bike and I would buy another when this one is done.