My Versys is my touring bike. Then again, I go by myself. It works very well one up as a touring bike. Mine has taken me about 12,000 miles since March of this year.
"In order for one person to get a thing without paying for it, another person must pay for that thing without getting it"
The other 10% are sociopaths , serial killers and KLR riders. You wont get much sympathy from them.