Originally Posted by Solace
As the owner of an F800S for a year and almost 23k miles, the fuel tank and cap placement is one of the great features. I don't have to unstrap and restrap my tankbag every time I stop for gas. Awesome.
+1 on the filler location. No need to move tank bag (if you can fit one on the GS8), no gas in your lap or dripping on the hot engine in an overfill, and it's easy to park on the sidestand for fueling. Just gotta remember which side of the pump to sidle up to!