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Old 08-28-2012, 10:13 PM   #193
Craneguy
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Originally Posted by LexLeroy View Post
As much as I love my 2008 DL1000 V-Strom it took a ton of garage time, money and custom machine work by yours truly to set straight the factory's "oversights." I'm kinda' married to it now, but would I do it over again? Dunno', but I'd sure do some hard shopping the second time around.
I feel exactly the same way. First bike I've ever owned that was a disappointment. Now that I have it running well, I may already be over it. The handling was crappy at first, and now I don't feel 100% confident in the corners.

Definitely a Ducati Multistrada next or maybe the Triumph Explorer or maybeeeee....
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