You might want to catch a ride on the R1200R. It is the most underrated bike in the BMW stable, and capable of cruising (think RT-Lite as is carries the same luggage) and is very light and easy to drive in city traffic. It has the capability of embarrassing a lot of sport-bike riders and is very, very easy to work on.
My running evaluation from day one is here:
The RR Forum with most activity is here:
Do a search on "Chitown" and see what he does with his RR. It thinks it is a GS!
Pay particular attention to my signature line. You have been warned !