Drooling over 07 DL1000

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by Reposado1800, Sep 25, 2007.

  1. Reposado1800

    Reposado1800 Juicy J fan!

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    The dealer just got in a black 07 DL1000. Whats another $9,000? If Suzuki discontinues this bike I am going to be :cry .
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  2. JamesG

    JamesG Rabid Poster

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    why? There will still be lots of them around...
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  3. ShortOnSkill

    ShortOnSkill Long timer

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    100,000 mile engine. If I bought another, it would be a slightly used one with an instant $2k going into suspension upgrades, sprocket changes, and tuning. A fantastic bike for touring, chewing up back roads, crappy pavement, and intermittant dirt roads.

    However, if you are going to buy new, either Strom makes a wonderful value. The suspensions aren't horrible - unless you weigh 200 pounds and are myopic enough to hit every bump in the county (me).
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  4. Kawidad

    Kawidad Long timer

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    :nod :thumb
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  5. Rider

    Rider In Your Heart, You Know I'm Right

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    I asked my dealer if he'd heard any rumors of Suzuki discontinuing the V-Strom and he assured me to his knowledge it's not true.

    I have a blue one. :deal


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  6. jstcrashnthru

    jstcrashnthru Livin' the dream

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    Get the black. It's faster. :evil
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  7. Reposado1800

    Reposado1800 Juicy J fan!

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    I have an 07 DL650 and an 07 XT225 for the wife. If I came home with an 07 DL1000, my wife would have me committed to a psychiatric evaluation. There is no cure for my disease though. I want to wait 2 years before going back in for another one if you know what I mean. Thats why I hope it doesn't get dropped from the product line.
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  8. JamesG

    JamesG Rabid Poster

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    Replace the 650 with the 1K and see if she notices? :D
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  9. usmctpdog

    usmctpdog KingRat

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    After riding all the different bikes I have had since 1973 I could not imagine loving another bike more than my 2003 Yellow DL1000 -

    Until I got my 2007 Black DL1000 !!!!

    10 days later I had almost 3000 miles on the meter!
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  10. Watercat

    Watercat . . . gravity sucks

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    Jump on it!

    or better yet get the blue one . . . . .
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  11. Monterey10

    Monterey10 Adventurer

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    How does the 03 and 07 compare?
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  12. Fidget

    Fidget Informed Guesser

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    My local dealer told me the '08s were due in "a couple of months"
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  13. BBurton

    BBurton Been here awhile

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    I'm sure with no design changes!!!!!:topes
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  14. usmctpdog

    usmctpdog KingRat

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    The only dif from my 03 to my 07 is:

    SEAT is way better on the 07 as is the windshield adjustability and the Gage package is prettier.. I kinda like the hi-blink button also!!!

    Otherwise all is the same.... I got the 07 since I could same a BUNDLE of cash on this last remaining 07 versus getting an 08 that is the same bike
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  15. ag_streak

    ag_streak Tiene Ruta Cuarenta?

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    I sold my black '04 Wee for a new black '07 Vee and the wife SUGGESTED it! :clap

    The '07 in black is different 'cause it has the silver upper fairing, and that's the part that made me think "black is beautiful" too. Way nicer than the all-black '04!

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  16. E-man

    E-man 4-4-09, 12-6-09, 1-13-10

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    I thought RED is faster
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  17. auRoscoe

    auRoscoe Cerebral Failure!

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    No doubt they'll keep making them, at least for Australia -

    http://www.netrider.net.au/?page=news&action=fullnews&id=893
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