Originally Posted by Airhead Wrangler
Your necessities may vary, but a few cheapish items that I see as necessary for my riding are the following:
1) Real handguards that stand a chance of saving your controls in the event of a dump.
2) Risers... tall ones. The stock bar height is just not doable for standing up
3) Lower/grippier footpegs.
4) Ditch all the emissions BS if it's still there
Those fastway pegs for the 1200GS work good on the old GS. I had a set of those pivot pegs on a GS they suck to me i dont like standing up and my peg moving.