Originally Posted by Dracula
I wonder if you had no choice would you have used your old GS after doing some thorough maintenance. My GS1200 has 83k miles but am not in position to buy another bike and I like this one too much to want something else.
If I was only traveling to South America, I could have easily ridden my R1150GSA. I have 160KM on it and was worried that if I did have mechanical issues getting parts would be a problem......
I choose the F800 because it was a twin, but 250 Lbs lighter and I thought that would be better in some situations after south America.
I would ride your 12GS no Problem.