Whenever I get on a new motorcycle, or get back to one I haven’t ridden for a while, I make a point of practicing a few things.
Ever bike is different, and has different characteristics. So it’s important to get reacquaint yourself with a motorcycle after even a short break.
I like to focus on things like clutch and throttle control, balance, and most importantly; braking.
So here’s a video of my first ride on my Victory after a half year hiatus: