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ST1050 vs VFR800

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' started by winaje, Oct 25, 2006.

  1. Good morning all.

    I'll start by saying I have not ridden either bike yet, but plan to do so in the the next couple of months.

    I'm after opinions and advice, as I'm trying to decide between an ST1050 and a VFR800. Purchase to occur next year.

    I'll be riding to and from work, about 40 km each way in Melbourne traffic. I can't go the racer crouch, a broken wrist a few year ago means I need to have a fair bit of my weight on my butt. My wife and I would total about 200kg (dammit) and we want to be able to do some weekend rides, and maybe a bit of touring. I need to carry a fairly large laptop to work each day, and want the option of good luggage capacity.

    Hope that's some useful info.

    Thanks, Will