If I could find a NEW pre 2012 Wee I might trade in my V !!.
A chat with fellow Stromtrooper CanadianFZ6 http://www.stromtrooper.com/24498-canadianfz6.html
and you'll be on a Wee very shortly.
He's a former Vee owner that was very frustrated with his tank so bought a Wee and has been happy ever since.
I can say that, if, after riding the Vee, you have doubts then it's too much of a machine.
If you want refined, go with the Wee.
The Wee is a better all around bike. If you want to tinker and ride something with brutal torque, go with the Vee.
Or do what I did... Get both!
Outstanding! A Trooper that actually owns "both" (at the same time).
And wasn't it the Vee's crappy stall that almost got you squished?
A survival method I learned to use when on the Vee which I do NOT have to do on any other bike I've ever ridden is come to a full STOP in slow rolling traffic.
i.e., If I am slowing down in traffic at an intersection and just as I am about to stop, the light turns green and traffic in front of me starts to pull away...
When on the Vee I will always (uncomfortably) come to a full stop with feet on the ground and then re-take off again to catch up to traffic.
Yeah it's awkward but anything, even my brother-in-law's dressed Road King is more graceful (manageable?) than my Vee.
Can't quite put my finger on it but the accrual of all the Vee's low speed quirks makes it a machine that becomes tiring and stressful in traffic.
My Harley and GS both have their shortcomings but "stressful" is a category that is pretty much unique to the DL1000.
FWIW Roger, I'll betcha' your Wee sees a LOT more daily use than your Vee.
Just a guess.