The experience of existing ST1300 owners is that the dealers frequently
If you want to try to change your own fluids but are inexperienced, here's an excellent step by step instruction set with pictures.
Some ST1300s are developing
Some riders have complained of excessive
A couple of riders have found bolts on their
Most riders have found that their
The temperature gauge tops out at 50c, 122f. If you exceed 122f, the display flashes. This would be a good time to seek an air conditioned restaurant, if you ask me.
The following people sell parts and accessories mail order at discount:
ST1300 Wall clock, about $19 from CopyShopExpress at Ebay
These give you a way to slide your foot forward a few inches, which gives you a little extra room to move around on long rides. They are also good in cold weather, as they let you tuck your feet into the fairing as much as possible. In spite of how the picture looks, when I'm using these there's no contact with either my rear brake pedal or my shift lever. The gap is only about 1 mm, but a gap is a gap.
Increased comfort for SWAMBO ("She Who Always Must Be Obeyed"). Get a piece of sheet aluminum at your local scrap yard, and cut a rubber mat to fit from an automobile car bet protector. Bolt the works to your existing passenger pegs. Scott used aluminum plate 1/8" thick, found some rubber pad and glued it to the plate. He then used stainless screws and fender washers, locknuts underneath.Idea and pictures by Scott Cloniniger.