Wasp, as a former Perth boy living in the US I can only say I'm extremely jealous. I'd have one now if I could get my grimy mitts on one. I had a test ride in Paris a few weeks ago and while not able to test a lot of things in Paris traffic, one thing that impressed was how light and easy to handle it felt. My V-Strom is way lighter, but feels heavier.
Looking forward to your reports. And looking at your website, I'm anticipating some dazzling S10 farkles in the works soon.