Just returned from a 5000km trip. First time doing so on a GW. My 1990 gl1500 run flawless. From Dryden ON to Kelowna BC. Back thru Slocan Valley, Creston, Crowsnest and home. All in 8 days. With a couple off in Kelowna. Just need a new rear tire now and set for another trip. Startend.