Originally Posted by Laconic
Get a pinlock faceshield. Being able to see makes riding in the rain fun.
I only got one 6 months ago; some of the best money I've ever spent.
I like to "soften" up my suspension. I'll take sum pre-load, compression, 'n rebound out to lower the bike, and make it more forgiving.
Make sure you have sum tread on yer Tyres.
Also RELAX! It can be hard when you're wet & cold, 'n yer tires are slip'in, but
you gotta relax and let the bike do it's thang.