Originally Posted by crofrog
If you want a really small light motor with great ground clearance where is the sump going to be? And how much oil is it going to hold? I'd rather not have a 1qt motor like an RFS for a adv bike... Nor would I want to worry about if the motor is running low on oil loosing oil pressure.
I think or would hope a design team looking to create this Adventure bike configuration know that this will be a long-range bike and will design-in enough oil capacity -- 2 to 3 liters at least.
Oil cooler would add price, complexity and weight, but always a great option to add longevity to an engine.