Stopped at 2 dealerships today and both had '07s in stock. I had been waiting to see a white one in person. I was not impressed with the pearl color. To me it looks like a Dirt Bike plastic fender. So I made it to 3rd dealer and he had a Silver '06 left. After a little back and forth with the sales manager, I became the owner of the Silver '06 M109R. This will be my first bike and I will be 49 next month. I have had a King Quad for over a year and a half and it was part of my decision to go with Suzuki. My friends said If I got a street bike that they would put a thumb throttle on it so I could ride it. I think I will be able to adjust. Hope for a chance to meet up with some M109R owners along the Blue Ridge Parkway and other scenic areas of Western NC.