Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Prairieville, Louisiana
Wow. The way I read the original post was that a duffle bag had rubbed on the paint as you made a long trip. Is that not what you meant?
FWIW, my Honda ST1300 and my FJR both showed dull areas where the straps for my duffle bag rubbed on them. There were some complaints with "soft paint" on the '13 FJRs but for my experience with Pop's '07, his '14 and my '15 the paint has been just as good as any other bike, perhaps better. I used to ride with a cousin who had a 2008 GoldWing and his paint did not seem better than our bikes in any way.
I use several different polishes as the mood strikes me. None of them are able to completely remove "dullness" from a rubbed area.
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