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Old 07-24-2014, 02:08 PM   #1
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2014 DL1000 - What is the best looking color?

If you have seen the DL in person (for lack of a better word), which color looked the best?

- Khaki;
- Black;
- White; or
- Red.

I did not really like the khaki (it is actually beige) before seeing it in person, but it is starting to grow on me.

I have not seen it side-by-side with the other colors, though.

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Old 07-24-2014, 02:39 PM   #2
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Old 07-24-2014, 03:42 PM   #3
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I like the desert tan one. Gives it kind of a military sort of look.
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Old 07-24-2014, 06:11 PM   #4
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I think a flat desert tan with some digi-cam worked in might be interesting. The Suzuki beige doesn't seem to photograph well.
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Old 07-24-2014, 07:06 PM   #5
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- White; or
Siimply white, without 'or' -- it's a general rule that white color moves design flaws into the background. And the Vee2 requires it more than any other adv bike.
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Old 07-24-2014, 09:08 PM   #6
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Whatever colour that would be parked in my driveway is the best colour:)
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Old 07-24-2014, 09:18 PM   #7
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Any color, I got the red one , but any is fine, it's a tool. can't see it when you ride it.?
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Old 07-24-2014, 09:38 PM   #8
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Black, silver and grey, plus it makes the beak seem smaller (at least that's what my wife said ).
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:25 AM   #9
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Red is best and also faster. Diaper brown has to come last.
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Old 07-25-2014, 06:09 AM   #10
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I was surprised that I liked the khaki as much in person as I did. I liked the red a little more though. I also was a little concerned about how long it would be before I sat in something that would stain the lighter seat cover on the khaki.
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Old 07-25-2014, 06:38 AM   #11
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I thought the Khaki looked extremely bleh in the pictures. Then I saw one in person and it looks quite good.
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:14 AM   #12
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Means that Khaki's not photogenic, but the color has to be dual purpose -- otherwise you will not be able to share pictures and show it in person.
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:25 PM   #13
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Get any color. Repaint it hot pink. Be different.
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Old 07-25-2014, 08:36 PM   #14
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Desert camo sand color looked very nice. I haven't seen the red in person and the black adv version is ok but the sand color is striking
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Old 07-26-2014, 03:04 AM   #15
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I think the red is the least attractive one (red somehow for me is more ducati, aprilia, ... it goes with a certain design panache)

But the khaki is absolutely great. Test rode that one for a few hours and I like it more than the white (which again, I like more on the crosstourer for example)

Not many bikes are delivered from factory in a khaki colour, so it stands out and gives it some unique quality. I would get khaki (or black, always good in black)
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