There is a very active thread here on Old's Cool called XS650 APPRESH
that has been "inspiring" to say the least....
one of our inmates in Australia does onehellluvalotta adventure riding on his XS650:
Hunter Greyghost aka BAZA on his very-trusty-indeed XS650:
You gotta love a bike than can run hundres of thousands of km in OZ with that kind of load... a monumental tribute to the essential ruggedness of the bike....!!
...yeah...he rides the thing LOADED!!!!