Couple of months ago or so I was asking about commuting on Sportster 883 but decided to put the idea on hold and consider other bikes. Recently I tested GSXF650 and FZ6 and im on the verge of taking the plunge with the FZ6. But suddenly I chance upon a 2009 HD XR1200 with less than 10k on the clock at a good price. Based from what Ive read in the internet - the stock performance of XR1200 seems lack luster - 70mph in 5th @ 4000RPM seems not up for the task I wanted (something that can do 100mph easily and but no more than that - Im an expat in the middle east where freeway has higher speed limits). So why do I still consider HD if Im looking for a "performance" bike? I really like the simplicity of the HD evo engine, the belt drive, the character of HD vtwin, not so bad resale value and for the XR - the oil cooler, modern USD fork and swing-arm. So hows the XR1200? the 70mph 5th @ 4000RPM - how true is this?