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Looking for a Sports Touring or Off road Touring bike - Europe

I am looking for a Touring bike in Europe. Want to buy it next week.

Would prefer:

Honda VFR 800
or
BMW F800 GS

But also willing to look at:
VStorm 1000
KTM 990S
Triumf Tiger
Yamaha adventure (Super tenere)
BMW f800 ST

I would appreciate any help or advice. If you have a bike, send me some pics and asking price with bike condition details. Thanks
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Hi, i have a vfr 800 year 1998, but not for sale. just to tell you i agree it could be a great choice. Did central europe 3 times since 2007 on it, and really enjoyed every second. its comfy enough to ride hours yet playful, and you wont feel your lugages taking over the balance of the bike if they are properly tied. just make sure the original honda regulator will be changed before the 30000 miles (45000km roughly). They give up around that mileage, i heard of no exception yet and i got 5 vfr-ists around me. I havent tried since a long time the Vtec version, but i suppose they are of the same blood travelwise. good luck and enjoy ! Helene
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