DR, I came to a 919 from a 92 VFR that I had for 14 Years. I too could not do the lean anymore. The 919 is awesome. The only thing I miss is the windscreen but I know I can get one if I wanted to bad enough. The riding position is much easier on the wrists and neck than my VFR.
Also, I'm in tampa, are you on Tampasportbikes? I know it may be uncouth to suggest another forum but it is a Tampa Bay local forum that has several meets per week for local sportbike riders. It can be a local supplement to this great forum.
I hope to see you out some day on a 919.