Originally Posted by Scott_PDX
I do that also. Pluse since it's direct, I can also use that plug for a battery tender if the bike ever sits, or to run a small compressor to air up tires, heck I even use it to charge my cellphone/ipod etc. for a couple of hours when I touring on the little bike. It's nice to have an unfused connection to battery.
I assume you mean "unswitched", not "unfused"?
You should always fuse those connections, especially
the ones that are right to battery.