I picked up a cheap repair kit just for peace of mind 'cause you guys are scaring the $h&T out of me! Especially that guy that posted the pic of the spike through his sidewall. I'm sure it will happen to me eventually...
Probably best to just get the rear tire off than to try and ride it like that. Without a centre stand and with the undermounted exhaust that will be difficult. But, if you can take the exhaust off and grab some burly neighbors and rest the bike on a sturdy wooden or metal box then you should be able to remove the rear tire and take it to the dealer.
I don't know what the tire construction is like on your tires. We had problems with plugs shearing off as the steel belts sawed at the plugs on our Z rated radials on our Honda ST1100.
We found the "gummy worm" style tire repair kits worked very well. Follow directions. Let the worm cure for 15 or 20 minutes. Then take a razor blade and trim flush with the tread. It should be good to go.
If the sidewall has been punctured, then I wouldn't trust any patch or plug. Too much flexing there. If you want to be real secure then have the tire patched by a pro on the inside of the tire.
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