You might want to look seriously at a KLR650. You can find them used for $2500, there is HUGE after market support, and if you have wrenched on a Harley for years the KLR is a breeze for maintenance. If you think you will be spending most of your time on gravel with this bike, and most of your time at UNDER 60mph ( 100kmph) I would give the nod to the KLR. I am coming from a KLR to the Versys. Getting the V to be fun, not just "doable" on gravel takes a few bucks ( for me -tires, -definitely tires- crash bars, skid plate, hand guards, pegs). The V will KICK ASS on pavement, but the KLR gets the nod on gravel, fire roads, and logging roads.