Got back into biking after a 25 yr break, you know, marriage, kids, divorce, all the usual. Started back on a Yammy 600 thundercat, got bored of that in less a month, next was Triumph Daytona 955i, great bike but was starting to cost me being a T reg, p/x'd the Triumph for a new Yammy FZ8,crackin bike for a few months but again, soon bored me, had seen a few gixxers around my area and thought, wow, gotta find one, luckily a local dealer had a K7 for sale, test rode in September 2012, had a massive grin on my chops, p/x'd the FZ8 at a great loss and bought the K7, still got it now ( Apr14) and it still excites me every time I ride it. Power on tap, very comfy for a sports bike, great looks and if you don't ride it like a loon you get 50+mpg, superunleaded gave me 170miles before the fuel light came on recently, usually comes on around the 135 mark and I refuel at around 150-160 mark. My only criticism is no fuel gauge, have to switch between clock and trip meter if out and about and need to watch the time. Overall, fantastic bike, not bored of it after nearly 2 years of ownership plus they hold their price if looked after.