Nice bike. But how much is the bill if it rolls off the stand and you have to replace a mirror? How much is the left mirror (stand side) compared to the right? (Price gouging?). How much is the ECU if you fry it accidentally changing a battery? How long to get the parts? These bikes are great, but looking at total cost of ownership should include service costs, replacement parts and supply chain efficiency. I for one love the MV-Agusta bikes, but there’s no way I’d own one based on its dealer network. – not because they are bad, but because they are underdeveloped (here in NZ). I like your reviews, but need more real-life scenarios as part of an evaluation – not just the ride.
Thanks for the video Alastair. You appear quite enthralled with the 1250GS, and I honestly don’t recall you posting any downsides or annoyances, if you did, I missed them. I’m not yet at the point in my life where I have to own a GS as you propose, but there’s still time…