Looks like a lot of you are heading to the dealer to put a deposit down. I might be next in line. The R1200GS is the best Adventure Bike for touring and the Multistrada is the best Adventure Bike for the back roads, but the KTM is almost as good and can go off-road the best. So if you have an interest in logging a lot of dirt miles, it's the obvious choice.
Cycle World just completed a full test on the 2014 KTM 1190 Adventure and claims it may be the best all-around motorcycle ever. That's a bold statement and I'd have to agree. Here's a post we did on the best all-around motorcycle