Couldn't be the kickstand safety switch, or ya wouldn't be able to keep it running when you put it in gear... Hrrrm... I know my '08 Custom will start with the bike in gear, so long as the stand is up and the clutch is in, so that sounds odd.
BACA Pretzel - Flyin' the highways in OK!
'08 Vulcan 1600 Nomad - "Grace"
Metallic Diablo Black/Candy Fire Red
Vance and Hines Duals
Kuryakyn Flame grips with Throttle Boss and Stiletto endcaps
Kuryakyn Longhorn offset highway pegs
Vista throttle lock
OEM light bar and luggage rack
B.A.C.A. Member, Oklahoma Chapter
Out to pasture - 2008 Vulcan 900 Custom: Redemption