I have found the same thing. It's tougher still with a custom. You have to stumble onto a fellow (or gal) who likes the direction you've taken. Best thing is, I guess, to be willing and able to tough out a waiting period of unknown duration.
...or dump it cheap and move on.
'97 Valkyrie, '79 CBX-Z, '78 GL1000
"Motorcycling is not, of itself, inherently dangerous. It is, however, extremely unforgiving of inattention, ignorance, incompetence or stupidity." - Anonymous