Bittersweet. After 4 yrs, and many many klms, I bid the 109 goodbye yesterday. Did a complete change, now have a ducati monster 1100 evo. To anyone contemplating a 109 - they are the ducks guts in the cruiser world. Plenty of good times on that bike. Daily commuting to epic trips (cairns and back in 5 days), the 109 did em all. Now onward and upward.