Originally Posted by RichBMW
Another good point. I've never noticed any handling issues on my current GS, and that has spokes, so am sure I'll never ride to the bikes limits. As long as they are priced similar to the current spoked wheels, and the bike is priced sensibly, I'll go cross spoke, otherwise my decision will be made for me.
I don't think the spokes create an issue, its just a question of whether the cast wheels handle slightly better on pavement.