I bought it new in North Carolina, all black. I rode it back home to Canada via The Tail. I did rent an '08 in Colorado and loved that but the '12 is better.
Stock seat is comfortable for 600 miles. I'm going to add a 1/2" handle bar risers. I also need lowering links for my height just for flat footing at stops.
It handles like a 600cc bike even though it weighs 2X. I'd recommend it highly to anyone looking for a sport tourer.
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