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post #1 of 89 Old 08-17-2015, 03:01 PM Thread Starter
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Beak-ectomy

Hello all-Possible new DL1000 owner but I am having a hard time getting past the beak.

I was wondering if anyone has tried to remove the beak? I did a Google image search but came up with nothing. Also tried a search here as well.

Thank you is advance.
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post #2 of 89 Old 08-17-2015, 04:52 PM
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Meh most of us are too busy enjoying our bikes to be bothered doing some serious bodywork. I see your point but it's a bit like cropping dogs ears.

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I think a lot of people like the beak. It says "Adventure", even if the bike may not quite be up for it. I kind'a like it.
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Hello all-Possible new DL1000 owner but I am having a hard time getting past the beak.

I was wondering if anyone has tried to remove the beak?
I know whatcha mean, beak be gone, that headlight too, it give me double vision, those turn signals are so ugly, just gotta be changed, barn door mirrors, are you kidding me, outahere, gold forks, what were they thinkin', they don't go with any color scheme especially the red, oh and whatever you do, please don't buy a Givi Airflow, ouch!!
Seriously, my advice to you would be to buy a cafe racer, now there's a real adventure bike!!
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I think a lot of people like the beak. It says "Woodpecker", even if the bike may not quite be up for it. I kind'a like it.
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post #6 of 89 Old 08-18-2015, 12:30 AM
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post #7 of 89 Old 08-18-2015, 12:34 AM
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You can't see the beak when you are sitting on the back of it anyway. Personally though, I do like the look of it.
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post #8 of 89 Old 08-18-2015, 01:10 AM
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Lol... 👍🏼😀😀 i think there was a thread on how to loose the beak in adv rider will look for it
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post #10 of 89 Old 08-18-2015, 08:53 AM
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I love the beak!

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