Time sure flies if you are having fun.
My Malaguti Spidermax has now 65000 km on the meter, I am running on 4 21 gram Dr. Pulley sliders what have been reduced to 19 gram and the 2 mm distance washer has been replaced with a 2.5 mm key ring. This is the near optimal setting for my very hilly environment and the 2 persons the Spidermax has to carry.
With this high RPM setting I switched back to full synthetic oil.
The leaking water pump seal has more or less fixed itself and my consumption is between 5 and 5.5 liter per 100 km but mostly in the 5.5 area since I just love to be in the 6-7000 RPM band.
The bike needs to be resprayed since the permanent sun takes its toll on my couple layer spray can paint job.
After discovering and replacing the worn out exhaust seal what was responsible for a loud engine, the Piaggio 500cc MASTER engine runs nearly as quite as new. The seal gets damaged every time the rear tire is changed since it is a very delicate and easy to damage material.
So far the Spidermax is in good shape and with a rear spare tire in the garage (the last took 2 months to get to me) I´m on the safe side.
Thanks to my 4 roller conversion what got rid of the Belt Flapping, Paint Shaker and screaming Sea Lion my second belt still looks like nearly new and shows little sign of aging.
After my short experience with a Burgman K8 I am looking toward many more kilometers I will have fun with the so much better handling Malaguti Spidermax.