I think it all boils down to fitting 10 lbs into a 5 lb bag. We got a great big motor, all sorts of gadgets and devices, plus we got to fit it all into a package that is a normal size for a motorcycle....
2011 XR Midnight Cherry, Hard Bags, Vic htd grips & seat, Vic medium Windshield, unlocked speedo, Lloydz Air filter, VFC III, Lloydz ATS +4, Vance & Hines slip ons
1993 Vulcan 1500 (sold)
1981 Yamaha Seca 750 (ridden into oblivion)
1977 Honda 550 (sold)