When I saw the title of this thread in my e-mail notifications, I KNEW it's
gonna get flooded with posts!
So, let's see.
Today, when I was out on my ER6F (650R) and hating the goddamn
plastic rattling two bikes poped into my mind. One sensible and
probably a great idea as a replacement, the other a lot less reliable
A Bandit 1250 naked (would prefer the 2009 model):
..and this lovely guy, the Shiver..