Originally Posted by wadventure
That's what I did to my wife's ignition wires (2008 690 E). We bought it used with RR tanks and got stranded in Taylor Park, CO with a broken ignition wire. I soldered on new spade connectors and about 2 inches of heat shrink. No problems since then (with those wires anyway). I do plan to lengthen them, maybe this winter, as they are tight and the RR bracket does put the wires at their limit.
Thanks again for the ride Noah! Awesome vicarious Nirvana!
Just think about how boring it would be if every bike performed flawlessly for a 100k miles in grueling conditions. Sounds like no fun...