You should be asking what litre bike do i want?
i've sat on both a v-strom and a vfr in the shop, looking for a sportier bike for my dad (he's finally thinking of upgrading from his virago he's had for 10 years YAY!). haven't had the pleasure of test riding either, but just from sitting on them in the shop they are both very comfortable sport touring bikes. the v-stroms are suitable for taller people and the vfr is good if you are shorter. i found that being only 5ft4 i could tippy toe on the vfr but the vstrom there was no chance in hell i'd be able to ride as my toes barely even touch the ground and in riding boots, since there is no flex in the ankle i wouldn't be able to ride it without lowering as the seat height was quite a bit heigher. lots of storage options for either bike.Hey I'm in the same boat you're in except that I'm planning some longer trips. I'm thinking of the V-Strom, have to go and sit on one to see if it fits. Hmm VFR...
The SV650s is a kick ass bike!SV650 is good and coincidentally I'm selling one
I second that. Often overlooked but a very nice machine that is much more comfortable and versitile than the R6.no one has mentioned the yzf600r yet? ..ok i will.