Great RR! That's the beauty of this "thing" we do....you don't have to have all the farkles and horsepower to still have a great time and a fine adventure. Underboning was kidding you because he and his wife rode around the world on a pair of Symbas!! There's a young american riding in Spain right now on a pretty small displacement machine....he has a rr going under the nom de moto of "PorLaTierra"....and he seems to get around okay, though I think most of his trips do not involve carrying much gear. A couple of Americans rode two-up with camping gear on a Ninja 250 and made it all the way down into Argentina IIRC. Their report might be here, or else at the other place, but it just goes to show how capable small bikes can be! Looking forward to this next journey!