Originally Posted by RetrogradE
When I wanted to add some electronics (such as hard-wiring a GPS), I could just tap into the fuse box on the 1150.
My 800GS and 1200GSA had to have relays, etc.
I'm not saying the CANBUS is a deal-breaker, just that it's more complicated.
That's a non-issue. Sure there is no fuse box on Can Bus bikes, but plenty easy to wire accessories. BMW even provides an accessory plug for GPS wiring.