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Old 01-21-2011, 07:55 AM   #2113
NMEXPAT
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Joined: Mar 2007
Location: Houston
Oddometer: 340
My wife says the stock seat is the best she's ever sat on. We've done multiple 350 mile days without a problem. We still have stock seat. I've done 800 mile days on worse seats. The multi seat is very good for me, I know I could do a 1k easy on it.

My 600 mile service was much less than $300. Currently have 5k miles on the bike. Only real problem has been the fuel gauge, replaced under warranty.

A helmet will fit in the side bags with the large covers. The top box is awesome.

If electronic suspension is not your cup of tea, price out a base or ABS model with the additions you want (side bags/ top case, center stand). The multi then becomes even more $ competative to other models. The base model forks are very good.
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