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post #1 of 8 Old 04-12-2019, 10:54 PM Thread Starter
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Hey all.

I've been lurking on here for a little while now, and after fretting for too long about what machine would replace my NC750x and provide a more comfy and long-range perch for my wife and I, I just pulled the trigger on a 2018 DL1000.

It's (barely) used and loaded up with Trax bags and a few other necessities. I pick it up in a couple of days and will ride it as a commuting machine (while my office is only a few KM from home, I travel around BC quite a bit with work), and summers will be 2-up season as we dream of and then visit destinations around North America.

Already learned lots from this great community and look forward to knowing you better.

-Josh
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post #2 of 8 Old 04-12-2019, 11:05 PM
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Welcome aboard Josh!

You have some amazing riding out there! (With any luck I'll be running through BC in July.)

If you have a moment stop over in the Canadian section in Regional Forums. I know there are a few other Strommers out there.

..Tom

2006 DL650: 202,000 km 125,500 miles, Sold
2012 DL650 139,500+ km, 86,700+ miles. Sold
2015 DL1000 New July 2015 165,000+ km, 103,000+ miles.

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post #3 of 8 Old 04-12-2019, 11:13 PM
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And I'll be there in June ....pretty bike ...welcome


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post #4 of 8 Old 04-12-2019, 11:42 PM
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Woo love that paint scheme on the new Stroms! Welcome from your southern neighbor
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Welcome!

And you even updated your location too, i'm impressed

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post #6 of 8 Old 04-13-2019, 12:07 AM
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Hi @BurkevilleJosh

When you get out of the flightpath, check in. Happy to meet and chat about places to see on the Strom. I'm Main & 20th area. Riding season is here!

Damon
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I'm having an adventure- so, its an adventure bike.
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Welcome to the Forum. Congrats on your new ride.
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Welcome to the forum, Josh.

2019 Eastern V-Strom Rally (website) - May 16 - 19, 2019
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