September issue of British magazine "Bike" does a comparison after a three day ride off and on-road. You might expect the Brits to be biased towards the Triumph but they went for the F800GS. The 800XC is, according to them, a better road bike than the F800GS but all of the test riders preferred the 800GS off-road and as an all rounder.
"Every county of England, every country of Europe and every (part of every other inhabited) continent of the Earth" ... 83% complete!
What's left? Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Siberia, Eurasia, Central America, Mongolia, China, Central Asia, India, West, East, Central & Southern Africa, Australia & New Zealand.