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DL650 2,925 63.91%
DL1000 1,589 34.72%
Both DL650 & DL1000 66 1.44%
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:25 PM   #1996
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Howdy,
I used the search function and am in the middle of google hunting, but has anyone found a way to mount the SW Motec center stand past the Leo header? Scratching my head over here.....
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:35 PM   #1997
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Howdy,
I used the search function and am in the middle of google hunting, but has anyone found a way to mount the SW Motec center stand past the Leo header? Scratching my head over here.....
Try www.stromtrooper.com those buggers know everything!
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Old 12-31-2012, 10:52 AM   #1998
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anyone here sell a Triumph Tiger 955i and buy a Wee? I can't afford new, so.....

I'm torn between the 2, but have been a Suzuki guy since 1970.

Would like to hear a comparo, especially the dirt oriented stuff. Thanks
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Old 12-31-2012, 11:09 AM   #1999
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650 for me and i love it everyday even more
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:19 PM   #2000
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Made the switch

Sold the awesome '08 KLR 685....





bought the '12 VStrom 650 Adventure. Good trade!



:-) HAPPY NEW YEAR to y'all!

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Old 12-31-2012, 03:52 PM   #2001
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Love my 09 Wee, still adding goodies and looking for the most economical luggage setup. I have a 110 wire feed, so a little fab adj is no trouble. Your thoughts?????
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Old 12-31-2012, 05:27 PM   #2002
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I'm still kickin' a 2002 DL1000.. Good bike though I must admit. One downfall of the 1000 I see is you have to tinker w/ them a LOT to get em' running right. On the flip side from what I hear the 650 comes running good right outta the box. I can say though, that once you put the effort into getting the Vee tweaked out it runs like a spider monkey jacked up on Mt. Dew.
Honestly speaking, I would be more than happy to add a 650 to the arsenal but cannot see it happening in the near future. I'm still having to much fun toying w/ what I have.
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:11 PM   #2003
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I'm still kickin' a 2002 DL1000.. Good bike though I must admit. One downfall of the 1000 I see is you have to tinker w/ them a LOT to get em' running right. On the flip side from what I hear the 650 comes running good right outta the box. I can say though, that once you put the effort into getting the Vee tweaked out it runs like a spider monkey jacked up on Mt. Dew.
Honestly speaking, I would be more than happy to add a 650 to the arsenal but cannot see it happening in the near future. I'm still having to much fun toying w/ what I have.
IMHO opinion the 650 is one of the sweetest motor known to man - there is nothing like dropping it back a cog or two and doing a high speed close fly by on a riding mate who is falling a sleep on a tar section with the big v twin humming and the staintune crackling out the back. They pretty soon wakeup and start wanting to make sure it doesnt happen again!



I would love to see mr Suzuki put some thought into a Vstrom 650 ADVenturer similar to the LC4 640 adv I would be all over it like a fly on poop!
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Old 12-31-2012, 09:12 PM   #2004
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Sold the awesome '08 KLR 685....





bought the '12 VStrom 650 Adventure. Good trade!



:-) HAPPY NEW YEAR to y'all!

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Nice!! I have a 2011 KLR that may be going up for sale or traded in on the DL650
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Old 01-01-2013, 05:24 AM   #2005
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[QUOTE=lentil;20367690]IMHO opinion the 650 is one of the sweetest motor known to man - there is nothing like dropping it back a cog or two and doing a high speed close fly by on a riding mate who is falling a sleep on a tar section with the big v twin humming and the staintune crackling out the back. They pretty soon wakeup and start wanting to make sure it doesnt happen again!

Yeah I must admit I would truly enjoy having a 650 as a daily rider and then keep the 1000 in the closet for play. I almost traded a fella my 1000 for his 650 a while back. Fell through though as I just oculd't let myself down size at that time. It seems I need two bikes :) Best part of that is you can ride one while the other is in the shop or getting fixed up/ & whatnot...
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Old 01-01-2013, 06:49 AM   #2006
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anyone here sell a Triumph Tiger 955i and buy a Wee? I can't afford new, so.....

I'm torn between the 2, but have been a Suzuki guy since 1970.

Would like to hear a comparo, especially the dirt oriented stuff. Thanks
May or may not be helpful to you, but here is a thread I created when I was looking to replace my KLR. I basically was trying to decide between the two.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=815559
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:42 AM   #2007
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Hello everyone...
First time post.
Been reading several threads and viewing awesome pics...
I have a KLR650 and V-Strom DL. Both are my first bikes ever owned. I am freaky in love with both bikes. I bought KLR new in 06 and I have 39,984 miles. Woohoo! I couldn't sell the KLR for the amount of joy I get in one days ride to work. Hence, will never sell it.

Planning to join the Super-Tenere ride in Ouray, Colorado in June. That will be my first ride with a group. The wifey and I expect it will be a blast.

Bought the V from an awesome person in Baltimore and rode it back to
Houston. On my 2nd day owning the bike my brother from another mother and I rode Tail of the Dragon. Great experience.

Anyway, I am now of the opinion that I could love almost every bike my wife would let me own. LOL...

Not the best poster but look forward to sharing and getting to know you guys.


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Old 01-02-2013, 06:56 AM   #2008
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Hello everyone...
Anyway, I am now of the opinion that I could love almost every bike my wife would let me own. LOL...
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:10 PM   #2009
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May or may not be helpful to you, but here is a thread I created when I was looking to replace my KLR. I basically was trying to decide between the two.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=815559
Thanks for the Good reading material. Makes for a good time while looking at the computer at work :)
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:16 AM   #2010
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anyone here sell a Triumph Tiger 955i and buy a Wee? I can't afford new, so.....

I'm torn between the 2, but have been a Suzuki guy since 1970.

Would like to hear a comparo, especially the dirt oriented stuff. Thanks
I went from a Triumph Tiger 1050 to a 2012 VStrom and am very satisfied. Loved the Tiger....really really love the GleeStrom.
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