Originally Posted by DavidD
It is a bike that is there to be used and abused; if you are ruled by your head then get the standard bike - you won't be disappointed and your wife, partner or special friend will say that looks like a nice sensible bike.
But if you are ruled by your heart then the 'R' version is for you and a whole new world of adventure awaits.....................
Thanks for your report. I went with my heart; I am supposed to take delivery in February (and the GS goes).