I personally liked being able to kick it down 2 gear real quick and pull off like a rocket.
It will tour. 3400 miles in 10 days and the cheapest luggage one can find/make. I'm 6'2" 220ish, bike always felt good size for me. I have since gone bigger.
And a year later with more advanced and ridiculously oversized top box paired with undersized side cases.
2011 Sprint GT, 2000 Moto Guzzi Jackal, 1981 Honda CB750F, 1957 BSA Bantam D3 restoration project, Past bikes -2008 Kawasaki KLR650, 1986 Honda Shadow VT1100C, 1998 Honda Shadow Aero VT1100C3, 2006 Yamaha FZ6, 2006 Kawasaki ZX-14,1980 Yamaha XT500