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I currenlty ride an LT and every now and then think about the GT, since I do a lot of city riding. But the new GT looks like it has no padding when she naps, and that worries me cause I know she'll nap at least once a year or so. The old GT's along with the LT's have the plastic bumpers on the side.

Am I missing something or when she tips over the side will get all scratched up?
 

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Napping with the GT is a no no. Very expensive mistake.
 

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If you are tempted by the GT but worry about dropping the bike, you might look at the Honda ST1300. It's in the same class as the GT, although a bit less sporty and somewhat heavier. They have very effective tipover guards as standard.

I don't like the styling much, but owners generally love the bike.

On the other hand, the GT is 100 pounds lighter than the LT (and 70 pounds lighter than the ST1300) - maybe you won't have any problems keeping it upright.
 

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It's not that I have a problem keeping it up right, in a matter of fact I only dropped the LT once at a full stop because the passenger jerked to the right. But every now and then it tips when parked because it gets hit by a car (That's NYC for ya) That's what I'm worried about.

I do like the ST1300 though. Honda did a good job, but the GT is a much much better bike all around. (also a few thousand more)
 
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