As the MT10 has been up on stands since March due to the plague, I was initially worried about the battery as I rarely leave the bike unridden for long and if I do, the battery is disconnected.
The MT10 has a great little gadget I installed when picking up the bike from Apexmoto. It has made checking the battery crazy easy. A bluetooth battery monitor.

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March 2020 @320km

I’ve only done a few hundred kms in my Travel Stars so far.

The toe box is vast. I’m usually a 42/43 and as many said they ran large, I went 42. Should’ve gone 41 or even 40.However, the ankle is tight. And extremely inflexible. Had to adjust the shifter a lot to accommodate the change. I’m expecting that to free up as boots do.

Quality is superb.

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Been hunting a good summer base layer shirt for years. Prefering one of the long sleeve variety, to limit sticky arms and random arm hair pulling šŸ˜¦ , it really narrowed down the choices. Had to breathe exceptionally well, wick away sweat, dry quickly, resist stinking and look n fit half decent even after several washes. Oh yeah, and not require special treatment at cleaning time which should be rarely šŸ˜‰

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Been through a LOT of socks and found plenty that fit well, were comfy and didn’t cost an arm and a leg. Some did cost a bunch and some just didn’t fit right. One thing they all had in common was that they didn’t accomplish the task of wicking away sweat when things got active. Why’s that so important? Well, no one likes soggy socks and prune toes, right?

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Last minute, got fired up after an odd day at work and decided on a night run. Ended up hitting the road alone at 9:30pm.

Being chilly out with winter creeping in and sub 10Ā°C showing for the hills, decided to don some heat. Yep, time to drag the Powerlet heated liner and gloves out of summer hibernation. Dig how easy this gear is. No maintenance and always ready.

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