I think the F700 is a great bike. If I were you I wouldn't be concerned about the Mag wheels. I had a 2012 G650GS with mags and you wouldn't believe the places I took it. No cracks!
2013 BMW F800GS, Cordoba Blue, ASC, ESA, ABS
2012 BMW G650GS - 13,000 miles ***SOLD***
"If you're not mixing gas, you're not hauling ass!"
"A clean GS is a dirty shame."