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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-05-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4,672
Views: 1,728,433
Posted By Wulf
Somewhere in Ireland where I was in a car and...

Somewhere in Ireland where I was in a car and wished I was on that motorcyle..

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-X0Be_mIepnA/U5E22wqubkI/AAAAAAAAFIE/nCKIj4mNQM0/w1000-h640-no/IMG_6240.jpg
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,937
Posted By Wulf
One size definitely doesn't fit all. I am 6'2"...

One size definitely doesn't fit all. I am 6'2" and the V-Strom just feels right while the Versys feels one or two sizes too small. I imagine the Versys will be much better for shorter riders.
Forum: Canada 05-20-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 26,308
Posted By Wulf
Looks familiar. We even parked in the same spot....

Looks familiar. We even parked in the same spot. :) This was in 2009. Always a good place to stop for an inexpensive lunch and hot drink. With a donut of course.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By Wulf
Fantastic pictures, thanks for sharing. Makes me...

Fantastic pictures, thanks for sharing. Makes me want to move to Sweden and ride a bike for a few months. :)
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 459,655
Posted By Wulf
I had the Givi E45 and E36 on my DL650 and width...

I had the Givi E45 and E36 on my DL650 and width was 43 inches, completely symmetrical on each side. Together with a E45 top box, there is a lot space. The E36 is fairly small so I can't imagine...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-23-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 11,807
Posted By Wulf
A bike show sounds tempting. 99% of motorcycles...

A bike show sounds tempting. 99% of motorcycles around here are cruisers though so it'll probably be a Biker Show. I think I'll pass..
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 46,018
Posted By Wulf
Visited the Packard Plant last weekend. Still a...

Visited the Packard Plant last weekend. Still a desolate, bleak and scary wasteland as ever. Took many pictures and posted about 50 of them with a write-up here:...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 3,243,194
Posted By Wulf
This was my first motorcycle 30 years ago. OK,...

This was my first motorcycle 30 years ago. OK, many will call it a moped but my Kreidler felt much more than than that when I was 16 years old. Imagine an upgrade from a bicycle to something like...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,804
Posted By Wulf
I tried the stock seat, Sargent and the Suzuki...

I tried the stock seat, Sargent and the Suzuki gel seat. The Sargent was disappointing and the gel seat was my favorite of these 3. The Russell seat looks much better but is also more expensive. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Wulf
I was there on Saturday and watched on Huff Road...

I was there on Saturday and watched on Huff Road in the afternoon and at 6:00pm waaaay out in da woods. Fun to watch.

http://motorlife.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Sno-Drift-2013-10-640x426.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,765
Posted By Wulf
A picture says more than a thousand words. ...

A picture says more than a thousand words. Videos like this say more than many pictures. I watched the first 4 and will return for the remaining 3 tomorrow. Great filming, thanks for sharing. Now...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 21,112
Posted By Wulf
At the same price point, there isn't really...

At the same price point, there isn't really anything better or even the same as a V-Strom. I am sure a Triumph, BMW or others are better in certain areas but they also cost more. It's like...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By Wulf
MSRP is $8,300 and dealers are selling them...

MSRP is $8,300 and dealers are selling them between $7,500 and $8,000 from what I have seen in the last few months. Top box may be worth $100 so a used V-Strom for $8,000 doesn't seem to be a...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 64,152
Posted By Wulf
What the heck is Glee? It's in the same spot...

What the heck is Glee?

It's in the same spot on the previous model.
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 64,152
Posted By Wulf
Too much talking, need more pictures! ;) I am...

Too much talking, need more pictures! ;) I am sure the 2012 Strom has been discussed in length already. Facelift, new or not new, not enough changes, whatever.. As far as I am concerend, they took...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 64,152
Posted By Wulf
2012+ V-Strom 650 picture thread

I used to own an '03 DL1000 and '09 DL650 and am very intrigued by the new 2012. Please share your pictures of the new model to convince me I should buy my 3rd V-Strom. :clap I know there is the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-01-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 11,807
Posted By Wulf
Live in Boyne City and sold my V-Strom last...

Live in Boyne City and sold my V-Strom last spring. Winters are just a bit too depressing around here. You don't see too many adventure bikes around here, it's mostly the cruiser crowds. I need a...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
With this new display, is it easy to switch...

With this new display, is it easy to switch between kilometers and miles? The kilometers numbers were very tiny and nearly impossible to read on the current Strom for the US market.
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
The DL1000 had an MSRP of $9,700 in 2009 which...

The DL1000 had an MSRP of $9,700 in 2009 which made it pretty expensive compared to sport tourers and other bikes. And it was $2,200 more than the DL650. Add some luggage , better windscreen and...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
English brochure for download:...

English brochure for download: http://www.suzuki.nl/nmg/up/ZcrtfimIE_PI_V-Strom_650A.pdf
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
I always thought they used basic but good quality...

I always thought they used basic but good quality materials on the V-Strom. More expensive materials is a more expensive motorbike. There is a difference between an Audi and Honda interior but both...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
I am still not a big fan of the headlight shapes...

I am still not a big fan of the headlight shapes but the rest turned out to be a real good looking bike. I was hoping for a little bit more hp and other changes but the things they did change are...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
Nice find! I captured most of the images just in...

Nice find! I captured most of the images just in case they shut that down as well and made them available here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/fwulfers/sets/72157626894273667/
...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
Seat height increased with 1.5cm or 0.6". I...

Seat height increased with 1.5cm or 0.6". I wonder if the ground clearance increased by that much as well. Not by much but every bit helps.

2011: 820 mm (32.3 in)
2012: 835 mm (32.9 in)
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
Wish I was here a little earlier and saved a few...

Wish I was here a little earlier and saved a few more images.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5185/5858203945_e6f11f50c4_o.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5157/5858755270_27e32bb41b_o.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
I was just saving a few and went into Google...

I was just saving a few and went into Google cache for the specs and features.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5108/5858755496_7b7f575eee_o.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
Is it just me or did Suzuki take it down? All I...

Is it just me or did Suzuki take it down? All I am getting now: http://www.globalsuzuki.com/error/404.html
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
As with cars, aren't new model years usually...

As with cars, aren't new model years usually started after summer break? This is going to be MY 2012 for the V-Strom so the timing of introduction seems right on. It'll take a while before they...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,353
Posted By Wulf
My wishlist for the new V-Strom: a...

My wishlist for the new V-Strom:


a little bit more road oriented (street and dirt/gravel) and forget about off-road/mud/sand etc)
better adjustable windshield
800cc with 85 hp
better...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,523
Posted By Wulf
Different things for different people. But I am...

Different things for different people. But I am not intelligent according to your logic so what do I know.. :wink:

I bought my DL650 new 2 years ago. So right now, it's a 2 year old bike. If I...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,950
Posted By Wulf
There is a new EXO-500 coming this spring. It...

There is a new EXO-500 coming this spring. It also has the internal shade and inflatable cheek pads so I am not sure what the difference is with the EXO-1000. It's about $200.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,327
Posted By Wulf
Too bad about the weather but still sounds like a...

Too bad about the weather but still sounds like a nice trip. The GL1200 does look like a comfortable bike for that kind of weather though. It seems like your wife is almost falling off the bike...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,950
Posted By Wulf
This helmet was on clearance at...

This helmet was on clearance at sportbiketrekgear.com for $99 (http://stores.sportbiketrackgear.com/Detail.bok?no=4891) and I couldn't pass it up for that price.

I received mine last Friday and...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,651,760
Posted By Wulf
Last weekend was perfect. 60s en sunny all...

Last weekend was perfect. 60s en sunny all weekend long. I still have to explore northern MN some day. Perhaps next year.
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,651,760
Posted By Wulf
Weekend ride into the UP of Michigan. Riding in...

Weekend ride into the UP of Michigan. Riding in Fall is great. :)

http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh282/fwulfers/P1100007.jpg

http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh282/fwulfers/P1090992.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6,633
Views: 2,634,427
Posted By Wulf
Hey, that's not fair camping in a motel room! :D...

Hey, that's not fair camping in a motel room! :D Oh wait, I have done that as well.
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,801
Posted By Wulf
http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery%20B/Kawas...

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery%20B/Kawasaki%20Concours%2014%2007%20%202.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,651,760
Posted By Wulf
Powerbronze windshield on eBay: Link...

Powerbronze windshield on eBay: Link...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-11-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3,808
Views: 852,188
Posted By Wulf
East of Joshua Tree NP at the intersection of 177...

East of Joshua Tree NP at the intersection of 177 and 62 towards Twentynine Palms.

http://wulfers.net/motorcycle/pictures/miscpics/files/page57-1002-full.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,342
Posted By Wulf
I rode around the Gaspe coast on my way to Cape...

I rode around the Gaspe coast on my way to Cape Breton 5 years ago and your ride report brings back great memories. Very interesting report and great pictures! Patiently waiting for more...
:lurk
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