Interesting thread...I have a K1300GT that sees most of my touring duty in the good weather and this bike has/does everything you could ask for in a modern bike.
The throttle/injection flat spot is enough to piss me off. It usually occurs in first second first up and down shifts. It requires more concentration and clutch feathering than necessary and is distracting.
It's tough to soar like an eagle when you're surrounded by turkeys.