Switching from a GL1800, which makes NO noise when idling, to a Nomad has taken some getting used to!! I though my Nomad was ready to seize up or fly apart, but I guess that's the way they sound, case closed.
Just don't run that sucker at low rpm's , if you catch my drift...... :wink:
It's amazing how many of the things I have noticed about my "new" 02 mean streak that I read about here on this forum. I too was concerned about the amount of engine noise thinking maybe something was wrong or that the previous owner had abused it. When I took the bike in for state safety inspection, I asked the shop owner about it, and after listening to it, he said it sounded completely normal. Your observations further confirm this. So I'm going to ignore it and just enjoy the ride.
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