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      09-30-2020, 09:29 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by ScottSinger View Post
I'm a little guy didn't really want a 800 pound Harley.
You may not want a GS Adventure, either. Have you even sat on one yet? That's a very tall bike. How tall are you, or what's your inseam? Perhaps a "normal" GS would work better? A GS is a great bike but unless you're going off-road or on really back roads, more fairing coverage on a sport-touring bike might be a better choice.

I've ridden BMWs since 1971 and have gone cross-country several times on bikes as small as a naked R50/5. My favorite is an R100CS and the bikini fairing seems to be enough for me, other than in dead of winter. Currently my newest BMW is an R1150RS though I've also owned a K1100RS. My '78 R100RS purchased new in November of 1977 had a wonderful fairing once my back got used to the short bars, but it got to where I just couldn't find gas it could run on. The best memories of it have me missing it often.
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