I haven't ridden a monster yet, but am thinking about one. One question I have is about the amount of wind blast, with the 1100 particularly. I did have a sport classic, and the wind blast wasn't bad. I also had a MG Griso, however, and over about 55 mph it was almost unbearable; I've never had similar problems with any other bike, even those with relatively upright seating. I'm not looking to go 100 mph all day, but I'd like something that's not a problem at say 80 mph for a couple of hours.