Now have Professor Fate's 12g spoke steel wheel on the front to match the one on the back. The caliper brake works much better on the steel wheel as compared to that plastic coated stock rim.
My custom exhaust silencer is doing a fine job reducing the noise and improving the smoothness of the motor.
Haven't had any mechanical problems since I fixed that broken bolt in the motor mount and adjusted the fit so there was no stress.
Yeah, good bike -