Thanks everyone! As always you have come through with some great advice and ideas!
The problem has been solved! I am using the Mossburg cable lock. I found I can hang it from the front fork when I lock the helmet up. It's far away from any hot areas of the engine and shouldn't blow around too much in the wind.
'07' VLX Deluxe 600
Now that I'm older, I thought it was great that I seemed to have more patience.... But it turns out that I just don't give a $hit!