Sometimes the stock exhaust is part of the overall look of a motorcycle. The V-Rod exhaust is part of the design and I think the exhaust on the M109 are part of the design- - - even if it looks a little cluttered. I wonder how the M109 will look with a set of aftermarket pipes? How about a 2 into 1 header with a nice chrome muffler? I bet the bike would look a lot lighter.