So I went out today to try and answer my own question. I went to a local high end audio store in town who is both a GoldenEar and Martin Logan dealer. This dealer is supposed to be one of the better high end stores in town. They carry Martin Logan, GoldenEar, Macintosh, Magnepan, Totem, Rega etc...
Unfortunately, when I went in, it looks just like the high end store I worked at in College in the 90s. Stuff everywhere. Disorganized. Little hand written signs on equipment. Listening rooms which are too full and haven't been updated since the 90s. Spot bulbs to highlight speakers were out in several rooms...just not the appearance you expect when you start looking at expensive speakers and electronics.
I asked to listen to the GoldenEar Triton One speakers first. They did have the One, Two and Fives all in the same small, two seat theater room. It was hooked up to a Marantz 8802 preamp and Rotel amps. The center was the XL and the Aon 2s for rears.
We watched a bit of Master and Commander and listened to one Steely Dan song. Over all, while they imaged well and played loud, I was a little underwhelmed. Less bass impact and extension than I expected given all the reviews and the firepower (yes, I know they can be turned up and down). I also didn't get that tingle, special feeling I get occasionally when you listen to a system and know it is special.
I then asked about the Martin Logan Motion series of speakers. I was disappointed because all they had was a pair of the Motion 15 bookshelves. They told me they don't display any of the towers so I was unable to listen to the 60XTs and compare them to the Triton Ones.
Overall, I walked away a bit disappointed in my experience. I think the Triton Ones are off my short list. The Martin Logan Motion 60XTs are still an unknown. My next step is to go listen to the B&W CM10 S2s and the Paradigm Prestige F85s.
If anyone has any other recommendations or thoughts, I would love to hear them,