Originally Posted by chris1044
Link to another forum:
You can criticize the guy all day for choosing his ride, but you cannot criticize him for doing something most only dream of. If you've got time, that thread is a good time killer and full of pics....
Cliff notes: Guy drops his life, buys a 1199, rides from LA to the Atlantic and back over the course of a few months.
I saw that too when it was posted. It's not the bike I would have picked, but hey if you can handle the ergos, go for it.
I sat on a few ducs at the show, mostly the hyper motards. They seem really small. Granted, I'm not the smallest guy in the world, but I'm not that tall, about 5'9".
For that trip I would pick this one: