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Forum: General V-Strom Discussion   06-11-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 292,538
Posted By SuperG
I really wanted a blue Strom but the best deal...

I really wanted a blue Strom but the best deal was for graphite or whatever they call grey. So now I can pretend I'm an extra in Tron with my blue wheel tape

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Forum: Maintenance, Tech and Products.   05-30-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By SuperG
I recently upgraded to the PR5, replacing worn...

I recently upgraded to the PR5, replacing worn and cupped 705s. Feels like a totally different bike. So far I'm extremely impressed, but I only have a couple hundred miles on them so far, and no rain...
Forum: General V-Strom Discussion   05-22-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By SuperG
Get the two point version. Better overall...

Get the two point version. Better overall protection. Saved my levers in tip over situations.
Forum: Riding Gear   05-07-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By SuperG
I have a T4 and in order to keep those...

I have a T4 and in order to keep those vents/pockets open, I just pull a little of the interior mesh liner through the zipper and that works well enough. I keep my shoulder and back vents open too....
Forum: Maintenance, Tech and Products.   05-02-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,038
Posted By SuperG
I have 705s on my bike right now. The rear is...

I have 705s on my bike right now. The rear is done. Was going to get another 705 since the front still has 60% left. Stopped in a local shop and they had Michelin Road 5 Trails on sale. So I splurged...
Forum: DL1000A - 2017+   04-23-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,860
Posted By SuperG
My strom was fitted with a tank lock SW Motech...

My strom was fitted with a tank lock SW Motech bag when I bought it. It is a little awkward the first few times trying to get it to click on, but with practice it isn't a problem. I'm not sure of the...
Forum: Midwest   04-09-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 800
Posted By SuperG
Is there still interest in doing this? Just...

Is there still interest in doing this? Just checking so I can block time in my calendar :grin2:
Forum: General V-Strom Discussion   03-20-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 292,538
Posted By SuperG
Last night I installed my AdventureTech fork...

Last night I installed my AdventureTech fork brace! I also have a weld86 plate that I purchased from someone on the classifieds here, but haven't put on yet. Nice farkles
Forum: DL1000 from 2002-2012   03-15-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,334
Posted By SuperG
That'll turn heads in Mos Espa! (Seriously, that...

That'll turn heads in Mos Espa! (Seriously, that looks awesome)
Forum: Suspension and Tire Tech   02-18-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 67,074
Posted By SuperG
Shinko makes a 705 front in radial (Revzilla has...

Shinko makes a 705 front in radial (Revzilla has them listed as $82.81, size 110/80R19). I have these on my bike right now. Front is about 50%, rear is done and I need to change it before riding...
Forum: Midwest   02-08-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 800
Posted By SuperG
Saw this on another thread -- ...

Saw this on another thread -- https://www.stromtrooper.com/feedback-suzuki/421223-drain-holes-forks.html

Is it really that easy if you already have the front wheel off for a tire change?
Forum: General V-Strom Discussion   02-08-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,274
Posted By SuperG
There are humans living in today's First World...

There are humans living in today's First World who still believe the earth is flat and we're all victims of a massive conspiracy. I've read some crazy s*** on forums. (However in this instance, I...
Forum: Midwest   02-06-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 800
Posted By SuperG
Very interested!! I can bring a paddock stand...

Very interested!! I can bring a paddock stand too, depending on date. Or drop it off for the day if it turns out I can't attend. After mid-april is more open for me and May is good too. I'll need to...
Forum: DL1000 from 2002-2012   01-30-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,246
Posted By SuperG
Yeah, you really want to avoid lean-burn. It...

Yeah, you really want to avoid lean-burn. It makes an engine very unhappy.
Forum: DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011   12-05-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,715
Posted By SuperG
Disclaimer -- wiring and circuitry and how...

Disclaimer -- wiring and circuitry and how electricity works are, to me, second only to synchronizing 2+ carburetors on the same engine in terms of the Dark Arts.

Over the summer, I had my Strom...
Forum: Suspension and Tire Tech   09-14-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,317
Posted By SuperG
I have 705s on my Strom and commuted last winter...

I have 705s on my Strom and commuted last winter as long as there wasn't snow or ice on the roads. The coldest morning I remember was 35F and tires did fine. The limiting factor was keeping my feet...
Forum: DL1000 from 2002-2012   08-29-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By SuperG
FleaBay is also a good resource for what these...

FleaBay is also a good resource for what these bikes really can be worth --
...
Forum: DL650A - 2012-2016   07-18-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By SuperG
After a glace through some of those other...

After a glace through some of those other threads, I'll be changing my wiring. With the heated Corbin, there is an extra relay and fuse block. No need to risk burning out my starter switch. Lots of...
Forum: DL650A - 2012-2016   07-18-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By SuperG
I have those on my bike and they work just fine....

I have those on my bike and they work just fine. The mounts are a little wonky, so you'll need to fidget with them to get the beam spread you like best. I used vampire connectors to tap into the...
Forum: Suspension and Tire Tech   06-26-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,203
Posted By SuperG
The PO of my bike put 705s on it, saying that you...

The PO of my bike put 705s on it, saying that you go through two rears for each front. Had I not busted my arm, I would have needed to replace my rear tire by now while the front still has plenty of...
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