#1). I added some photo-reflective decals to the topcase and sidecases of my FJR.
Hit by headlights, those decals really do light up remarkably well, and it makes me feel somewhat safer riding at night. I'll take any little advantage I can find.
#2.) taller windshield. On longer trips, the near-silence is priceless.
I will be the last person to die in my lifetime.