Originally Posted by beemerphile
As far as "higher speeds" , I don't see steady cruising on this bike over about 75mph. It would probably do it, but that isn't what I intend to do with it, and I don't think it would be good at it. If you are going to cruise all day packed down at 85 mph, I think this is the wrong bike. I plan to put it on some long (over 5,000 mile) trips, but the mission profile will be unhurried back roads and a moderate pack load.
1982 CX500 Turbo ,2006 ST1300, 2012 NC700X
1971 CT90,1981 C70, 1986 TRX 250,
1993 TRX300 4X4, 2001 TRX500 4x4, 1987 XR250L