Originally Posted by CrackerJim
I sold my 1200gs after about a year. It was good on the road but just too heavy in the dirt. Also, didn't like those shin bangers hanging out there.
I remember when I got my first BMW R11GSA in '95. I had scabs on both shins till I learned not to try to get my foot by the front wheel when rounding corners in the dirt ah la motorcross style.
Gonna hang about and watch that 800GS. Could be a great bike. To bad Yamaha didn't carry on with their TDM 850 over here in the states.