The box section seen in the first photo leaves room for the 796 exhaust servo, but is probably just empty room for the 696/1100.
2nd photo... I have a Duc-ee.
Bad key position. I don't pull my seat very often, so I don't really care, but if you hang your helmet a lot, I could see where it would be a pain.
did you use CW fender eliminator on your Evo?
I meant Evotech.
2013 M796 ABS in Artic White
1993 XR650L (the Torque-a-Saurus)