Originally Posted by qman8
Since the GS is "ugly" and sounds like a sewing machine, Go for a great looking machine that sounds awesome...Ducati's, or Aprilia Tuono V4..or my favorite, the Honda VFRs. Not much sounds better than a V4 VFR...the pre 2002 VFR with the gear driven cams are the ultimate. Probably larger than you would like, but a 11 year old used VFR should be relatively inexpensive.
Of course, if money is no object, get the ultimate V4..the Desmosedici!
even my postman has one of those desmosedici
he rides a postie bike for work