Check the 30 amp fuse under the cap of the starter relay. The starter relay is tucked in to the right of the battery (opposite side of the fuse block). And there's a spare fuse on the bottom of the relay unit.
Don't ask me how I know !
Beemerphile has excellent pics and knowledge of this...
Welcome from Texas !
Revzilla and Twisted Throttle are two of the sites that let you search by bike for aftermarket parts. You can also go to SW Motech, Altrider and Hepco Becker to drool over farkles.
You could also fly to Houston, buy mine and ride it home...already farkled ! ;)
I use option #1 and DO worry about what gets wet. I wrap the handlebar controls on both sides with plastic grocery bags and cover other items like the dash, ignition and exhaust pipe with small plastic elastasized bags (they came on smoke detectors for dust shields). After towel drying I take...