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The V-Strom Picture Thread

Discussion in 'Japanese polycylindered adventure bikes' started by Jamie, Jan 2, 2005.

  1. svs

    svs Posts too much... Supporter

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    One of my favorite things is/are (a) sticky new tire(s)!

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    I replaced the front a year ago and held off on the rear - next time around will be replacing them both. I think this will be my last set of BattleWings- I’ve run these tires for 10 years and they’ve always served me well!

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  2. svs

    svs Posts too much... Supporter

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    Something is dead on yer seat-
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  3. AdventureTrail

    AdventureTrail A grin without a cat

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    When people have asked about it, I tell them I found it on the road on my way over and strapped it to the seat.
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  4. svs

    svs Posts too much... Supporter

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    I run one too- Mine is black, smaller and looks less like a ‘pelt’. Yours has a Sasquatch quality to it—

    Have had riders comment mine looks like a bath mat-

    :lol3

    They are the best- when it’s warm it keeps you cool. And when it’s cool it’s keeps you warm.
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  5. AdventureTrail

    AdventureTrail A grin without a cat

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    I really like mine. I took it on a 300ish mile ride last weekend and I think it does make the seat more comfortable and warmer.
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  6. svs

    svs Posts too much... Supporter

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    Nothing beats an Alaska Leather Sheepskin Butt pad!!
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  7. AdventureTrail

    AdventureTrail A grin without a cat

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    wow, you aren’t kidding. Yours is much smaller. :imaposer
  8. svs

    svs Posts too much... Supporter

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    Bath Matt!!

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  9. GS Weaver

    GS Weaver idiot

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    I was questioning my choice of tire the entire day! No drops though!
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  10. Cal

    Cal Long timer

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    Out of storage in Tempe Arizona going for 2 months to Mexico
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  11. svs

    svs Posts too much... Supporter

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    Ran it all the way down (the middle)- would be good to only ride in the twisties

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    Will need rear pads soon-
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  12. XTreme

    XTreme Mucho Macho

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    This morning in Spain!

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  13. riverover

    riverover n00b

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    Does anybody have pictures of their 2014 1000 or newer with sw motech sys 30 bags ?? Thanks
  14. rickh123

    rickh123 Been here awhile

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  15. felloff

    felloff Adventurer

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    Picked up a new 2019 this weekend. Liking it so far.

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  16. RedEX

    RedEX NeverSatisfied

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    New Hampshire is well known for its recent presidential primary. I like it better for this! :D
  17. MarkVeeMarkADV

    MarkVeeMarkADV sharing misinformation and useless trivia

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    What did you name her?
    I enjoy my v2, named Wendy(redhead) and ride the hell out of her!
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  18. ishmac

    ishmac Been here awhile

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  19. canuckslions

    canuckslions Adventurer

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    Real nice bike!! I picked up my 2019 VStrom 1000 just yesterday. Rode it home here in Calgary and can’t wait to rack the miles up on it.

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  20. felloff

    felloff Adventurer

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    I don't name vehicles. No offense to those who do.