Originally Posted by folknride
I use Motul 5100 10W50. About $50 CDN for 4l, so a few more bucks per change, but I figure it's worth it to be on spec. - haven't found anything else available locally that meets spec. I use Motorex in my 690 - it's only a couple of litres so what the heck - neither the first or last 20 bucks I've wasted - and I like the container! (
5w40 synthetic is in-spec per the owners manual for winter temps.
In summer I splurge for the 10w50 stuff.