New GT has arrived at local dealer here in British Columbia!
I have one word to say..."Wow"! What a beautiful bike, angular, slim, and aggressive looking. This one is Graphite in colour and sports the Xenon headlight. Nice gauges and (equal size!) luggage. Nice tail rack, cool looking turn and brake light set up. A real head-turner.
Not only does it look great but it will no doubt have the performance and handling to match. The only thing, besides the price at $26K Cdn, that put me off a bit was the mechanism for adjusting the bars...a bit crude looking IMHO. Wouldn't stop me from buying one though if I was back in the market for a touring type bike. Ideally this bike would make a great garage mate for the KR. KR for the commute and back roads, GT for the longer hauls. Hmmm, one day perhaps.
Glad I traded my '05 GT when I did. This thing makes the current gen look *very* dated.