Just joined today. Completed an ABATE (MSF) course a few weeks ago, to brush up on riding, not having ridden in over 30 years. Old bikes I had, Honda 305 Scrambler, '64 Bonneville, and BMW R69s. LONG ago. Was planning on buying a 2014 Bonneville to get back into leisure riding, then I saw the R Nine T. Our dealer had 2 allocated, and today I put the deposit down on the 2nd one. Pretty expensive, and advanced bike for my first in over 30 years. Just know, over the next year or two, I would still be desiring one, so popped for the deposit. Now, I just have to remind myself to stay off the throttle while getting used to such an awesome bike.