mb4807 , FWIW, I use the Gaerne Balance for road and light DS riding on my 800GS. I really like them, and Brian helped me out a lot with the decision. Now I'm looking for a bit more robust boot for Moab and other bit tougher DS on my WR250. This new G-Midland may be the ticket, but I'm also looking at the GX-1. I'm liking what I'm reading on the Midland...
2001 F650GS (Sold)
2008 WR250R (Sold)