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post #1 of 3 Old 05-18-2017, 10:28 AM Thread Starter
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Downsized!

Hi all! I have "downsized" to a 2007 DL1000. I was on a Kawasaki Vulcan (825 lbs), and two Goldwings (over 900 lbs each) so at 550 lbs the Vstrom feels feather light! I love the power, the handing, the motor! I got a great deal on this bike. It has 17,500 km(11,000 miles), full give luggage, center stand, madstad bracket, heated gloves and vest, gps mount, powered tank bag and a new Olympia touring jacket. All for $6,000 Cdn. I'm looking forward to day trips and over night camping trips to the mountain parks near my home!
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post #2 of 3 Old 05-18-2017, 10:52 AM
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Very nice find there.
Now get some Shinko 705's on there and tear up those Canadian roads.

2006 DL1000, 16:43 ratio, Speedohealer, Stebel air horn-PWD mount, Madstad, Suzuki luggage, throttle lock, Richland fork brace.
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post #3 of 3 Old 05-19-2017, 02:42 PM
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Welcome to the forum Rich. You got the right bike for Alberta, eh? Haha, couldn't resist. Sounds like a great deal. Enjoy!

R1200RT (sold), Super Tenere (sold), Kawi ER6N (SE Asia), 2014 V-Strom 1000 (Stateside)
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