I am in one of the largest dilemmas I have ever faced when it comes to bikes.... Some back ground of bikes I have owned over the last 10 years (roughly 50k miles), from a Qlink 200, to yzf600r thundercat, to my absolute dream bike an RC-51 (stolen & recovered after being wrecked ). To now a buell blast, more fun in twisties than you shake a stick at , a ktm 250 sx smoker . And my commuter/2up steed a bandit 1250s. I love the motor but the ergonomics are just not appealing to the wife, she is 5'9" with long legs I am 6'1" no issues reaching the ground. So I have looked/sat on a few V-Stroms (all 650) and she likes the rear seat room and pegs. I want to ride one to try out how it feels while 2up. My riding style is 90/10 on road, yes the bandit has enough clearance for fire roads...:eek1 but with a limited budget and already 3 in the stable I can't justify brand new without trading in or selling one or two. My question to the inmates consists in 3 parts: 1. Do I keep the bandit and buy new seat (~$500) and modify rear pegs with extensions (~$200)? 2. Trade into a V-strom 650 (maybe 1000) with little cash (mileage not a huge concern as long as regular maintenance completed) 3. Look at a completely different bike altogether? I want to travel longer distances without being 1.5hrs in and she needs to stop for the day. I have an airhawk R, it helps but still the rear pegs are too high for a 5'9" frame women . Let me know your thoughts!!