That short stroke 90 deg. V-twin is addictive. The SV is called the Po man's Ducati! Lol! I don't know if I could go back to the I-4. Maybe a V-4, a crossplane crank or a triple!
The torque is different and throttle in the turns takes finesse because it can change your line quickly...
Poor thing, but I know what you mean about the extra duties...I've never done this much yard work!!! LOL
He went down a hill on the KTM into a nasty rut. Broke the arm just above the wrist. We've been on street bikes for years, buy these little dual sports and with a few months on them both of us are hobbling around! Next year we'll be better