Guys I wanted to share this with you. Saw it on another forum, this happend just 2 days ago, but I've seen at least 6 different reports of it over the past 2 yrs. Belt pulley bolts shearing. (on bikes without the rubber damper drive) [---begin insert from another forum. I just had that happen today at about 65 mph. Cruising down the 4-lane and I heard something. Thought I might have hit something then a little further down the road I heard and felt something let go and bike started to slow down. Pulled over and friend pulled up behind me and said a bolt hit his leg. Sure enough all the bolts were gone and sprocket free wheeling on axle bolt. We just changed the rear tire last fall and used blue loctite and torqued to specs. ---] end insert Pulley bolts are part of my pre-ride inspection ever since I first starting hearing of this long ago. I would suspect these bolts don't just unscrew real rapidly but are loose for sometime before they get out far enough to shear on the swing arm. Also if my pulley comes off during maintainance, "new" bolts go back on not the old. (Grade 8 of course). And yes Red loctite. A torch to get them off is a small inconvienence. I know guys that put chrome pulley bolts on. Not me, the grade specs on chrome bolts are to ambiguous. Hopefully when this happens the bolts will continue to shear and not lockup the wheel and kill somebody. Ride safe my friends.