Originally Posted by slide
Good you could get it out at all. I never had an adventure nearly as bad as the OP with the GS, but I was acutely aware that it'd be darned easy to get into a situation where I'd have to walk out.
After that, I started carrying a comealong when I head to places I *think* may hold more adventure than the pigbeast is capable of. I've also come across ATVers who stare goggle-eyed at me when I roll up to them. I've been several places that everyone knows a bike as big as the GS can't go. I've got the dents in my fuel tank, scars on the crashbars and puncture holes in the skidplate to prove it.