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post #1 of 12 Old 05-03-2018, 11:13 AM Thread Starter
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Hello all!

Just saying hi! Joined a few weeks back and I've been lurking in the background reading thread after thread. Just picked up a new-to-me 2008 DL1000, loving it so far. I also have a 2008 Moto Guzzi Breva 1100 and a 1982 Yamaha Vision. Already learned some very useful stuff on this forum (clutch "chudder", ugh).

The bike came with:
-35L Givi side cases, 45L top box
-Crash bars (unsure of brand, but I believe Givi)
-skid plate, unknown brand but extremely thick
-Puig windscreen and some form of mounting bracket that allows it to be adjusted
-rear flashing LED brakelights
-new set of trail 4's (really liking these tires)
-stick on blind stop mirrors (inside stock mirror)
-Pro taper bars and accessory bar
-Front fork brace
-front fender/mud guard extension


It's really quite difficult to stop modding this thing

I've recently added:
-Delkevic tri-oval exhaust, slip ons
-crashbar mounted LED aux lighting
-LED headlights (hi/low)
-throttle lock cruise control
-Happy Trails highway pegs
-replaced green reflective tape with black on luggage (glows white when reflecting)
-Dual 2.1A USB ports under seat, single on dash (one charges phone while riding, the other I use to charge battery pack. Always arrive at destination with full battery pack and fully charged cell)
-Battery tender outlet/heated gear connection
-Passenger backrest
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post #2 of 12 Old 05-03-2018, 04:12 PM
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welcome. before anyone gives you flack...post up some pictures. :-D

2005 Suzuki DL1000 - Blue/Black
Two Brothers Racing - Black Series exhaust (with DB killers)
Power Commander PCFC
LED Headlamps
GIVI Crashbars
GIVI V35 Hardcases
K&N Drop-in Filter
MadStad Bracket
GIVI Windshield

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post #3 of 12 Old 05-03-2018, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
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welcome. before anyone gives you flack...post up some pictures. :-D

Will do, apparently I need 10 posts first!

tried to post Google photos links, but it appears I also need 10 posts to even put a link up.
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post #4 of 12 Old 05-03-2018, 04:47 PM
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well lets see...that makes 10 posts.

btw i use a free imgur account to upload my photos. super easy

2005 Suzuki DL1000 - Blue/Black
Two Brothers Racing - Black Series exhaust (with DB killers)
Power Commander PCFC
LED Headlamps
GIVI Crashbars
GIVI V35 Hardcases
K&N Drop-in Filter
MadStad Bracket
GIVI Windshield

2015 Victory Magnum - Magnum Red
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Update w/ pics:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1NM...lD7aS1-todtiYo

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1b_...brGbQTTYhAPaSJ

original picture size is apparently too large to upload....
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post #6 of 12 Old 05-03-2018, 05:34 PM
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those are givi crash bars for sure.

2005 Suzuki DL1000 - Blue/Black
Two Brothers Racing - Black Series exhaust (with DB killers)
Power Commander PCFC
LED Headlamps
GIVI Crashbars
GIVI V35 Hardcases
K&N Drop-in Filter
MadStad Bracket
GIVI Windshield

2015 Victory Magnum - Magnum Red
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post #7 of 12 Old 05-03-2018, 06:05 PM
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How are you liking the delkevic slip ons? I am in the market for an exhaust and seen them on eBay. They seem pretty decent for the price.
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How are you liking the delkevic slip ons? I am in the market for an exhaust and seen them on eBay. They seem pretty decent for the price.
Absolutely love them. I'll get a video up next time I'm out. Funny enough, for any trip longer than 30 minutes I really prefer to keep the baffles in. I've ridden many loud bikes (my Guzzi is rather obnoxious running a full Leo Vince, and my old Ducati ST4S would set off alarms riding down the street). There's something really "thumpy" about the Delks without baffles, it gets past my earplugs. With baffles in, it still sounds quite nice, louder than stock, but very comfortable for long rides.

Don't get me wrong, the sound is fantastic, but without baffles it is quite loud.

Weight is SUBSTANTIALLY less than stock, but that goes for any aftermarket slipon. Fit and finish is great, no leaks even without using the sealant. They also fit closer to the bike if you get the "tri-oval" design, tuck in rather nicely and look better from behind. For the price, I'm not sure you can get better. I had a Delkevic system on my first bike, an SV650s, and also loved it.
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post #9 of 12 Old 05-03-2018, 06:30 PM Thread Starter
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those are givi crash bars for sure.
Good to know! i went ahead and made an imgur account so people don't need to click my suspicious looking url's. Pictures of the cases are with and without a phone flashlight shining on them (I'm just loving how bright the reflective tape is)



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post #10 of 12 Old 05-04-2018, 11:20 AM
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i love my givi cases, crash bars, and windshield
they make such nice items

2005 Suzuki DL1000 - Blue/Black
Two Brothers Racing - Black Series exhaust (with DB killers)
Power Commander PCFC
LED Headlamps
GIVI Crashbars
GIVI V35 Hardcases
K&N Drop-in Filter
MadStad Bracket
GIVI Windshield

2015 Victory Magnum - Magnum Red
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