Well, BMW has an opportunity to step up and do the right thing. My wife's new Beemer needs a new frame and it's never been off road, crashed, modified or abused. It's just been ridden by a girl that enjoys dipping in to the corners. We have discovered that the low version of the F700gs is so low that when it's ridden by a confident rider that's willing to lean through the corners that it drags the frame before the foot peg touches down. The lobes of the frame where a center stand would attach are the frame's lowest point. Also attached to that lobe, on the right side, is the rear brake pedal assembly. We noticed last week that the brake light was on constantly so we took the bike in to the dealer for a warranty repair thinking that it had a faulty brake switch... nope, the brake switch is fine as frog hair but the lobe of the frame is bent inward from dragging on the ground through a corner just one time. It's bent itward far enough that the brake pedal no longer comes in contact with the upward stopper or the brake switch. I find it baffling that BMW would put out a product that drags a frame before any other points, and that the frame dragging for a second through a corner would render a frame a total loss. What the hell! This is a major safety issue. BMW's first response from an area rep states that this is a rider issue, not a design or safety issue. They have no intention of stepping up and taking care of this issue. They're just going to go about their business and keep selling a bike that could easily cause a terrible accident under normal riding conditions. This minor little touch down while cornering is enough to cause an f-series parallel Twin BMW TO NEED A NEW FRAME!