I looked at a few used tiger 800 and f800gs. They sure look nice and may have more tricked up suspension, but, they all had warranty claims in the first 30000km (oil leak, coolant leak, abs problems) I have owned many Jap bikes and all have been flawless. If you want a bigger more dirt oriented bike from Japan it exists: the new AT. It ain't any cheaper than its European brothers but it's very likely to be more reliable and capable.
Many years ago I toured Canada on a gpz305... It's not all about displacement!
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When the new iteration Tiger 800's first came out, I got pretty worked up. Thought maybe I'd wait a few years and pick up a used adventure ready XRX. Ultimately though, I thought about weight, my short inseam and reliability/dealer network and went the other way. Just bought a new CB500X.
In the couple weeks I've owned it, it is quickly growing on me. I will always be an admirer of the DL650 and will be hard pressed to sell mine. However, I think I made the right decision for me. I like to feel in command of my ride and not worry about parking lot maneuvers. After 42k miles, I've become pretty masterful with my Strom, but a 30 " inseam isn't something I can do anything about. Or the fact that I'm turning 67 in a couple months. If I were a younger, bigger guy, I'd be much better equipped to own a Tiger.
The suspension, brakes and seat on my new bike are better stock than the DL with upgrades. And, the fuel economy is outstanding.
They all have 2 wheels. That's the best part..