I've been running the same setup (I don't have a southbend though) since 2005... I CANNOT recommend this more highly! Feels great, still gets decent mpgs and it'll rip curvies like gangbusters...GLWS aaaaaand GLWP to the one that snags this setup!!!
Epic Mountain Cruise... Mid July!!! Details here: http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=296590&page=2