Originally Posted by balancepoint
for what it's worth...
I can see the issue with someone looking at buying a new sport-touring/just-touring-but-not-a-luxo-barge ride. The st1300 is starting to trail the field in technical features, especially cruise control. But if you own one now, i can't see anything compelling enough to trade it or sell it unless you're just wanting out of the niche. Engine heat aside, it's still a fantastic ride.
1982 CX500 Turbo ,2006 ST1300, 2012 NC700X
1971 CT90,1981 C70, 1986 TRX 250,
1993 TRX300 4X4, 1987 XR250L