I'm waiting for the summer, then I will try
All in all I'm not really bothered about it, have a lightweight raincoat and bag with some tools in it, which I suppose insulate it.
I imagine my dealer saying that this was a workhorse and not a thing to keep your drinks cool
The air intake is just in front of the handle bars and goes beneath the compartment to the air filter, so I guess the better air flow when riding it at a more constant speed cools it quite well. People who work with the machine (short distances, frequent stops, slow speed) will rather have a hot one. Yamaha only forgot to integrate this as a feature in its 'workhorse' - marketing campaign: heating up your lunch with the kodiak - perfect for working people!
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