Yes I change batt. before trip for sure, a Yuasa YTZ14S is 160.95 at Pete Superbike.
And reinstall my Rick's R/R with a big maxi fuse holder, and keep my OEM in back up on bike, just connect if the R/R Rick's fail in case... I'm parano électrical... Lolll
My Stator have good performance...
PS: When start my bike, test is above 10V. (load test).