So you got an average 86kph using 3/4 to 7/8 throttle into a 15kph headwind, with the engine settled nicely into optimum operating temp while riding in an ambient 100* F. Niiiice....
Love the esprit of adventuresome yet objective & scientific inquiry, too: "Right, then...we're riding in this broiling effin' desert, keeping a smart rate for a goodly stretch where some
o' yer brand-name air-cooled mills would carmelize in the heat n' well, if she blows, we''ll see the smoke 'n trow 'er cross the shoulders fer home & bang out some nice parts orders on the interWebs. Aye."
Aussies; fair dinkum right down the line.
DR-Z400SM, '68 Honda 305, '64 Honda C110, '06 Honda VT750, GTS 250ie, Genuine 150, Vino 125, Zuma 125, Yam C3, Honda Met, Tomos ST, PCX 150, Honda PS250 Big Ruck, Vino Classic 49, Honda Rebel, et al...