The 650GS Sertao leaves the garage in exchange for the 850GS. It is sad in that there was nothing wrong with the bike, and it is probably the last modern single to inhabit the garage. The big Rotax  single is legendary and will continue to be, but a highway cruiser it is not. I have sung its praises many times and it has done great duty when unpaved was much greater than paved. The challenge is that being further from good dirt riding, the paved will be greater than the unpaved. A machine more capable of doing both, with no buzziness, great mileage, twice the power, and 2 up capability, makes some sense. That said, someone will inherit a great machine.

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