Originally Posted by Reaver
The Motorrad Dealership I worked at insisted all bikes be ridden after being worked on no matter how small the repair. 3.6 mile circuit. It wasn't billed extra. I found a multitude of defects the owners weren't aware of. Also, after major repairs it was our ass testing the bike, not the customers. Keeps you focused on quality.
My independent guy even made it clear who will be test riding my bike... He has shop policy that does not allow mechanics with tickets to test ride. He test ride after single tire change. I like it...
I trust him to work on my bike, I trust him to ride it... 10 miles if he deemed necessary.