I thank all of you for your helpful comments.
After not riding for 9 years I feel a bit intimidated but hopefully with all of the low speed riding I'll have to do to break the new bike in I'll be back in form.
At the moment, I also have that sort of hollow feeling that one gets after putting a large chunk of non-refundable cash down. By next Tuesday I'm hoping that feeling will have gone away.
Before the factory adopted the concept some one did a mod to make the cap a one piece affair. You might search the threads.
We very seldom see used UCE machines for sale,,,,,I think the owners tend to keep them for good reason.