I am fairly new to motorcycling and have been enjoying my 2009 GSA for just over a year. Unfortunately, I’ve had some mechanical issues with my bike but that’s another story. My question is about the ideal cruising RPM’s for the GSA. I have been told that the battery does not charge very well under 4000 RPM’s and the revs should be kept at this level or higher. I tend to ride in higher gears for improved gas economy, usually between 3000-4000 RPM’s. After a long trip I notice that starting can sometimes be sluggish. Any advice is appreciated.