first, went dead then restarted in traffic twice second, radio started loosing power intermittently third, going on ride with wife, bout 3mi from house 10 volts, going back home. fourth, had stater and reg. replacet at bike shop. 2 mi from home, reg fried, much smoke, no fire!!!!! fifth, shop came and got me, replaced reg, 14 volts max. sixth, replaced battery, old one had dead cell. Old battery purchased in May, 09. seventh, going home with new battery, new reg, oops no sound on radio, looks like its playing, controls all work except no sound. Yes speaker switch in on. sorry I don't have an eighth yet, but I see it over the hill. Its still not charging enough volts, just under 14 at 2500. Could I have a short in the sound system,ie speakers to cause all this? Son-in-law is comming soon, but any help will be greatly appreciated. trickydoc.