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It's been a few years since anybody talked about Shorai or any other lithium batteries. Any good things to say yet? I'm a little disappointed in my new gel MotoBatt after a great experience with the last one, so thinking about lithium either as a replacement or as a jumpstarter.
'83 CB650sc Nighthawk
I have yet to see a compelling case for the extra expense of the
Shorai or other Lithium-Iron-Phosphate batteries, except in cases
where the weight saving outweighs all other considerations.
Normal VRLA / AGM sealed batteries have a demonstrated track record
of good service life and reasonable cost with essentially zero
maintenance, while needing little to no attention when stored fully
charged in a cold garage.
I will say I have been disappointed by a bargain AGM battery for my
FJR1300 that was significantly cheaper than the equivalent Yuasa
brand battery, so I am going to stick with Yuasa (or another well
known premium brand) AGMs from now on.