Originally Posted by Pecha72
It's mostly the tyres. Wee still comes with crappy old B-stones, why is totally beyond me. They're not dangerous as some say, but they're not good either. But I got rid of them right away on my 2012, put Michelin pilot road 3's on (full street tyre), and couldn't be happier. I say it now gets very close to a Versys in handling.
The tires shorten the wheelbase 6 inches, raises the CG, and sharpens the steering geometry? That is amazing.