I went to a demo day at my local Ducati dealer and rode a new SS but was really disappointed in how it felt compared to what I have now. It didn't seem to have much character and felt like it could have been any generic motorcycle. I was wondering what you might recommend as an upgrade? Mostly I go to the odd track day or on a windy back-road trip. Not a dd or ridden with great regularity. I prefer doing maintenance myself (although I haven't done a 4v adjustment but I have replaced my own pistons, head studs, carbs, etc...) and would like something that can be reasonably comfortable on a road trip (say 300 miles per day or so) but with a little more performance at the track (I'm tired of everyone outrunning me on the straights).