Experienced Riders Course on a Versys
After riding for 17 years, I decided to take the Experienced Riders Course (I already took the BSR 17 years ago). It was well worth it. Learned some new stuff, brushed up on old skills and reaffirmed what I already knew. There were two Harley's, a Kawasaki Vulcan cruiser, a Honda Sport bike, a BMW and my Versys...
The instructor kept saying " you look like you are having fun....I think I got to get one of those"
At the end of the course we went through an evaluation ride. I scored a 99%, one point off for stopping one foot farther than I should have. The next closest score was an 87%. The thing was, at least three of the other riders were quite accomplished in my eyes, but I think I did so well because the Versys is just plain easy to ride.... ( I know the test is somewhat subjective, but I only have ridden my versys for 450 miles)
Anyway, I'll take a versys over a cruiser or sport bike any day for sheer ease of ride.