Ironically, even though I jokingly swear my undying devotion to the useless MURICAN planes in WT, I ride a Japanese V-STROM 650. I generally spend about 6 months of the year riding and camping. This past summer, I rode 18,000 miles, including most of the Continental Divide Trail (off-road riding primarily along the Rockies). Before that, I bought a shitty, fake 1978 Chinese copy of a Honda in Vietnam and rode several thousand miles around SE Asia. Here's the V-STROM, with a BR of about 6.3.