Nope thats far from normal if u havent got a major (and obvious) leak that bike should look like a mosquito coil on wheels going down the road. Significant smoke. I am betting that u made a boo boo somewhere. Make sure you are on level ground. Not sure about yours but a vt1100 is checked with bike upright not on sidestand.
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88 VT1100, 08 HARLEY FAT BOB (traitor) 87 700 intruder, 85 700 MAXIM, I ride the Harley mostly but "still" prefer to hang with metric riders because they're not stuck up. OOps, keep forgetting, AINT stuck up