I finished the break in miles and got to take the M1000 on the track for 4 days. All stock, no mods. Gearbox was nice and smooth, brakes felt good but different. Honestly I rather liked the Hayes brakes but I'd have to say the M brakes give more feedback at the lever. The chassis and handling is very similar to the standard RR but not the same. Still have to play around with the suspension settings but it's nice where I have it at the moment. Easy to hit an apex and never had a problem running wide. It's a great option for someone who loves the RR's traits but wants more (and can afford the premium that comes with the M parts and branding). This bike is on loan for a little while and then back to BMW.