My 2014 R1200GSW came from the factory with these tires. I only have about 700 miles on them so far, but so far I'm impressed. I did about 300 miles in the rain on various types of paved roads(twisties, highway), and they worked perfectly.
I haven't tested them off road yet but I don't think they will do very well in New Jersey sand.
I also noticed they are a little noisy, but not distractingly loud.