Maybe just needed some miles???
Last week after putting about 80 miles on the bike (it had ONE when I took delivery) and lots of WFO in 6th gear from about 3,500 to 6,000 RPM "pulls" to seat the rings, I decided to take another look at the chain situation before boogering up sprockets and/or chain. I don't know if operating the bike has anything to do w/ it since my original adjustment attempts were prior to being ridden, but I was able to achieve alignment. In addition, after getting things square, the discrepancy between the marking is now somewhere between 1/2 and 3/4 mark. So all is good now even though I don't know what changed other than use.
...I am a Cafe Racer myself, on some days...and nights for that matter...and it is one of my finest addictions...
--- Hunter S. Thompson 1995 ---
2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS, 2012 Triumph Thruxton, 2003 Ducati M800Sie, 2001 BMW R1100R-L, 1999 Kawasaki KLR650, 1996 Harley XLH Sportster S