Look on the bright side, SOG. At this rate you should be really good at riding deep loose sand in, say, 2-3 years.
You're right about the low seat, BTW. It's hard. Bought a gel cushion before I left but still proudly refusing to use it. (Ow!)
'14 R1200GSA "Der WasserNoggin", '14 KTM 350 XCF-W (plated), '14 S1000RR-HP4
"As long as there's a horizon and I can see it, then I want to know what's there, mentally, physically and visually" - rtwpaul