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Forum: Beasts 09-21-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 481,993
Posted By Twilight
Info from the Suzuki page: Advanced...

Info from the Suzuki page:

Advanced Traction Control System
Suzukiís first motorcycle traction control system enables you to control the throttle with more confidence in diverse riding...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 491,223
Posted By Twilight
http://epio.net/bike/Yamaha_mt-09.jpg ...

http://epio.net/bike/Yamaha_mt-09.jpg

http://epio.net/bike/Yamaha_mt-09b.jpg

http://epio.net/bike/Yamaha_mt-09c.jpg

http://epio.net/bike/Yamaha_mt-09d.jpg

Yamaha MT-09, the basics:
-...
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,983
Posted By Twilight
^^^What he said^^^ And you work with world...

^^^What he said^^^

And you work with world standards. Only US an UK use different.
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 481,993
Posted By Twilight
Here is the improvement Suzuki needs to do to the...

Here is the improvement Suzuki needs to do to the <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 481,993
Posted By Twilight
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> You forget that this bike is mainly made for Europe, and the chance for going...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 481,993
Posted By Twilight
Could you put on a couple of extra headlamps too...

Could you put on a couple of extra headlamps too please? :D
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 481,993
Posted By Twilight
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Exactly! I was really looking forward to the new DL 1000 in updated DL 650 style....
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 481,993
Posted By Twilight
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> I agree. That engine is probably great. The design looks pretty much complete to...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 481,993
Posted By Twilight
Wow! That looks real bad! I was hoping for an...

Wow! That looks real bad! I was hoping for an update like the 650. I'm not gone buy that monstrosity. Copying the GS is not the way to go!

http://epio.net/bike/dl1000/dl1000a_concept_diagonal.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 73,535
Posted By Twilight
It's fun to speculate. ;-)

It's fun to speculate. ;-)
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By Twilight
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> First you should share what year your V-strom is, because Suzuki changed the...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By Twilight
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Itís common knowledge that itís very hard to get more horsepower from the 650....
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
You have to read my post again. It should read as...

You have to read my post again. It should read as "I have not seen similar problems reported with the wee's ability to keep the front tire on the ground". The high speed behaviour I don't worry...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
It's not a high speed weave I'm worried about....

It's not a high speed weave I'm worried about. It's the bikes ability to keep the front tire on the ground on bouncy surfaces. I have not seen similar problems reported on the wee.
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
New review from Ben Cope over at Visordown. ...

New review from Ben Cope over at Visordown.

http://www.visordown.com/road-tests-first-rides/first-ride-kawasaki-versys-1000-review/19607.html

He is reporting the same problems with the front...
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
Not where I live. Any motorized driving off road...

Not where I live. Any motorized driving off road is strictly forbidden and can result in heavy fines and/or seizure of used vehicle. And I guess most of vestern Europe is the same.


But I recon...
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
If you are so interested in off road. Why are you...

If you are so interested in off road. Why are you looking at this bike at all??? :huh
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
Review is up! :clap

Review is up! :clap
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
Kevin Ash is going to have the first review up...

Kevin Ash is going to have the first review up tomorrow. I can't wait to see what he thinks of it.
http://ashonbikes.com/
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,891
Posted By Twilight
There is a couple of other things that can cause...

There is a couple of other things that can cause similar problems. The TPS problem only occurs when the engine is hot, the weather is cold, and the engine is idling. If the problem is more random,...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,891
Posted By Twilight
Great news! With so many TPS-failures on the 07,...

Great news! With so many TPS-failures on the 07, Suzuki should really have helped the owners who had this problem. But Suzuki is silent.
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
It belong in beasts on looks alone if you ask me....

It belong in beasts on looks alone if you ask me. :D
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,891
Posted By Twilight
This problem with the TPS does not generate an...

This problem with the TPS does not generate an error code. It only generates if the sensor goes outside of its range, and this error only happens inside the range.

The new part number for the TPS...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,891
Posted By Twilight
It's definitely a defective TPS. The 07 have a...

It's definitely a defective TPS. The 07 have a particularity high failure rate of TPS sensors. It's only showing when the air is cold and the engine is hot. The only way to confirm, is to connect a...
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
Kawasaki Versys 1000 Official video ...

Kawasaki Versys 1000 Official video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuM2j_azBKQ
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
The engine has 118 HP on the new Versys 1000....

The engine has 118 HP on the new Versys 1000. Tuned for low and midrange.
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
The more I look at it, the more I like it. Seat...

The more I look at it, the more I like it. Seat height at 845 mm. Wet weight at 239 kg. Might be just the ticket for me.

http://epio.net/bike/Versys1000/2012-Versys-1000_9.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
It comes in brown. Any good? :wink: ...

It comes in brown. Any good? :wink:

http://epio.net/bike/Versys1000/2012-Versys-1000_8.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
Well, I kind of like it. Look like a heavy duty...

Well, I kind of like it. Look like a heavy duty bike to me. They say the tank is 21 liters, with a range of 400 km. I hope they are right about that.
...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 254,921
Posted By Twilight
Actually, I don't think it looks that bad. This...

Actually, I don't think it looks that bad. This might be my next bike.

http://epio.net/bike/Versys1000/2012-Versys-1000_5.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 562,685
Posted By Twilight
http://epio.net/bike/Crosstourer/Crosstourer1.jpg...

http://epio.net/bike/Crosstourer/Crosstourer1.jpg

http://epio.net/bike/Crosstourer/Crosstourer2.jpg

http://epio.net/bike/Crosstourer/Crosstourer3.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 151,875
Posted By Twilight
http://epio.net/bike/Versys1000/2012-Versys-1000_1...

http://epio.net/bike/Versys1000/2012-Versys-1000_1.jpg

http://epio.net/bike/Versys1000/2012-Versys-1000_2.jpg

http://epio.net/bike/Versys1000/2012-Versys-1000_3.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,305
Posted By Twilight
I totaly agree. That is really putting me off. At...

I totaly agree. That is really putting me off. At least put an analog in tachometer there. But I think the bikes look great. Wonder about the fuel tank on those 700 bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 54,175
Posted By Twilight
I did testride the bike, and I even like the...

I did testride the bike, and I even like the look. I just could not get past that they switched the placing of the flasher-button and the horn. I kept hitting the horn button when changing lanes....
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,698
Posted By Twilight
I've had that happen to my bike to. I had to...

I've had that happen to my bike to. I had to change the switch. The problem is the switch get so hot, the plastic inside melts and deform. It happened to me on a hot day when I forgot to turn of the...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,168
Posted By Twilight
This is very bad advise! The V-strom does not run...

This is very bad advise! The V-strom does not run power through the frame. Ground is going through separate cables throughout the bike. The frame is a composite steel/aluminium, and running...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 254,921
Posted By Twilight
The review from Kevin Ash is up. ...

The review from Kevin Ash is up.

http://www.ashonbikes.com/content/suzuki-v-strom-650-2011
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 254,921
Posted By Twilight
Up to 2007 models, 375 Watt. 2008 models and...

Up to 2007 models, 375 Watt.
2008 models and later, 400 Watt.

Supposedly Suzuki did not calculate in the power use of the ABS when the 2007 ABS models came with the same wattage as earlier...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 254,921
Posted By Twilight
You must remember that Europe is the bread and...

You must remember that Europe is the bread and butter market for these types of bikes. It does not matter if the bike pass regulations in the US. The big marked is in Europe. If the bike can't be...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 254,921
Posted By Twilight
Count me in as someone who is interested in an...

Count me in as someone who is interested in an update DL1000. Major reason I didn't buy already is because of no ABS.

As I understand it, Suzuki needs to completly redesign the engine, and that...
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