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post #1 of 11 Old 10-06-2013, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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V-Strom 650 Adventure Where You Least Expect It

I stumbled into this video today and thought I'd share in case you haven't seen it already.

V-Strom 650 Adventure Where You Least Expect It - YouTube
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I loved this video when I first saw it, but let's just say that I think it oversells the capabilities of the V-strom just a tad....

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I loved this video when I first saw it, but let's just say that I think it oversells the capabilities of the V-strom just a tad....
It's interesting to see what the bike is capable of in talented hands. He's not doing any big jumps on the Motocross track any any bike will flat rack with the right rider. Just not me.
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It's interesting to see what the bike is capable of in talented hands. He's not doing any big jumps on the Motocross track any any bike will flat rack with the right rider. Just not me.
Yeah I don't think that really shows off what's special about the V-Strom.

And this business of sticking your foot out around dirt corners on a 480 pound motorcycle... dunno if that's such a good idea.

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It's interesting to see what the bike is capable of in talented hands. He's not doing any big jumps on the Motocross track any any bike will flat rack with the right rider. Just not me.
Oh, no doubt there are countless guys out there that could run rings around me on a Strom. I just meant that it was funny seeing a V-strom riding around on a motocross track, giving the perception that it was giving those dirt bikes a run for their money. It's great advertising though!

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Yep , just goes to show , the best accessory for a V Strom is rider talent ! Man I wish I could ride like that
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i can ride like that....but i dont like showing off. :biggrinjester:

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The motocross was a bit much

That was England so I don't think they have many ""trails""

If I was Suxuki I would see if both stroms maybe tweaked could take on the Rubicon Trail out West

Then they would have a Promo
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The motocross was a bit much

That was England so I don't think they have many ""trails""

If I was Suxuki I would see if both stroms maybe tweaked could take on the Rubicon Trail out West

Then they would have a Promo
Does anyone remember in 2010 or 2011 Suzuki did a promo with Joe Gresch from Motorcyclist magazine, riding a DL650 across that long highway that traverses Russia, goes through Siberia or whatever/whatnot? It was part of a promo where they took a Suzuki car and a truck as well, I think.

The vehicles had trouble only because of shredding tires on the sharp flint-like gravel on the roads, I recall the bike did great except for a starter issue or something that popped up along the way.

Heck yeah they ought to do that again with the latest Glee and Veek models.

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