I handed over the money for my used '09 without even sitting on it. (I found it on CL and after talking with the owner I told him to consider it sold while I drove 350 miles to get it.) Took a ride down the guy's road and knew I was going to have a lot of fun with this beast. I've owned and ridden a good amount of bikes over 40 years. I compare this closest to a Hypermotard. I think the Ducati is a piece of artwork, but I like the Ulysses (slightly) better.
As for worrying about parts, not at all. There is nothing that you won't ever find online. Heck, I have a 1968 Army truck and have a slew of online places to get parts if needed. You are worrying about nothing.