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post #1 of 4 Old 04-22-2017, 03:59 PM Thread Starter
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Question about upgrading from a 2012 dl1000

Going to trade in the 2012 to a 2016 and was wondering big difference between the two
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post #2 of 4 Old 04-22-2017, 08:58 PM
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post #3 of 4 Old 04-22-2017, 09:15 PM
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Brakes, instruments, suspension, noticeably lighter.

It has gear indicator, thermometer, voltage meter, ABS. I don't find the TC useful but it is there to play with. Gearing is set right from the start. Stock seat is better.

It is an improvement all around.
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post #4 of 4 Old 04-22-2017, 10:54 PM
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i would look at the AT or the 1090 adv r if you are going to do off road (this bike was not designed for it

unless you are planning to buy a new 14' or something alike (then there is a major price difference)

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