Agreed. I got a set of cheapies from A&S and they are holding up fine. It's weird, the G650gs I had before my 1200 had proper, comfortable grips, and the 1200 has these weenie pencil grips. Wonder why?
2012 CLASSIC: Corbin seat, Clearwater "Darla" LED's, Lunasee Active Side Lights, ZTechnik screen and crashbar, Wonderlich wind deflector, chrome cylinder head covers, USB port, Rowe PDM 60 power distribution module, Stebel 139db Nautilus horn; abdeckring, Top case, Storm Barkbuster chrome handguards
2000 R1200c: Darla LEDS, Hyperpro shocks, PIAA horn, Corbin Seat, backrest and panniers, Rowe PDM 60, Windscreen, crashbars, USB port,