Originally Posted by stormcloud
Loving your reports - living vicariously through your writings and pics. Seriously interested in 800GS v 1200R. Looking to replace my 1100S soonish with something more versatile.
Can't speak for Joe but I own both motorcycles as well, and was on the Death Valley section of this ride. They are completely different motorcycles. If you like to do this stuff, and don't want to own both, get the GS. But the R is a really sweet ride.