I’m new to the group with my new, to me, 2017 F 800 GSA. I am not new to BMW but my bikes have been older, like my 1991 K100 RS. Although the K is a really well engineered and reliable bike, it’s getting a little bit tiresome to ride longer distances with my increasing age (63). However I find the F 800 so much more enjoyable to ride, it’s really been a pleasure. Last fall I took my KLR 650 across Nevada and did some camping and a bit of off-road riding. I also love that bike but when I got on the open highways it was just too slow for the flow of traffic. So, enter the F 800. I can still do the off-road and increased speed on the highway and it’s comfortable to ride. I love it so far. Anyway I look forward to reading the posts on this forum with all of your experiences and expertise regarding the f800’s.