Originally Posted by Mambo Dave
I'm pretty willing to bet that if I had a W800 shipped over and just threw the plates of a similar sized / color Kawasaki on one, I'd never be questioned for riding it here in Florida. Really, how often do police check the VIN of a bike and compare it to the plates at a traffic stop, anyway? Police, at least in this state, have far more crime to worry about than a bike that was never reported stolen in the first place.
This is known as "Attaching Tag Not Assigned" and is an arrestable offense in Florida.
I wish we got this bike in the US. I'd strongly consider one. If I find a clean W650 I'll probably buy it.