Originally Posted by limeymike
I too have found it almost amusing that airhead riders don't think they can idle these engines for more than a few minutes without assistance from fans.
These things are not fragile, they can handle idling just fine.
Try idling up a mountain waiting in line to enter Yosemite during construction of the main road, on a beautiful weekend.
I'd say that was excessive idling, and definitely the hottest my bike has ever run.