Just an update...I decided to go with the NT700V.
After comparing them side-by-side, and found the NT much more comfortable and cost effective for my needs.
Perhaps if the CrossTourer comes to the USA I might consider a trade-in, but otherwise I'm happy with the NT700V.
How does the seating position compare?
I'm a tall guy so I want as much distance between the seat and pegs as I can get.
Unfortunately I have a feeling the only thing that's going to work is a cruiser.
I saw the lower wind deflectors he made, but missed the lowered pegs...I would almost want a lowered, mini-running board for my big feet, lol.
I going to look at a Pacific Coast this week too, I don't know how it will fit me but I've never actually sat on one so I have to to be sure.
The GoldWing I looked at was nice for an '86 but it seemed really cramped for my legs, (6'3" - 34" inseam) and the flat 4/6 engines make it almost impossible if not impractical to install forward controls.
So far only the NT700V and NC700X have a good riding position for me, though I plan to...
I'm Bill in New Orleans...been looking into the NC700X as one of my options for a commuter bike.
Whatever I end up with will be my first bike since I was a teenager 30+ years ago.
I really like the idea of using the DCT for an intro back to riding, but I'm not sure if the NC...