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post #1 of 7 Old 07-24-2019, 09:50 PM Thread Starter
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New vstrom owner

Bought a 2011 Suzuki Vstrom 1000 at the end of May. It had 55000km and big givi panniers, crash bars and windshield. I like the bike more than I thought I would but still no replacement for my Hayabusa.
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post #2 of 7 Old 07-24-2019, 10:28 PM
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Welcome Craig. It won't do what the Busa was made for, but it will do a lot of other things well.

2008 DL1000
42,800 miles
Saddleman seat, upgraded stator, Shinko 705's, Chain Alignment Spacer, SpeedoDRD Healer, Tusk ATV High handlebar, Zumo 395LM GPS,
LED Headlight bulbs Kit 50W 6500k Fanless, Tusk Folding Shift Lever Black/Silver, Wide Black Aluminium Foot Pegs, Foot peg lowering kit, GL1800 foot pegs
Givi engine guards, clutch lever push rod mod, accessory fuse panel under seat, up and back risers.
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post #3 of 7 Old 07-24-2019, 10:49 PM
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Hola, Ain't no Busa for sure but an all rounder that will do that the Busa won't.
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post #4 of 7 Old 07-24-2019, 10:56 PM
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Welcome to the forum, Craig.

2020 Eastern V-Strom Rally (website) - May 14 - 17, 2020
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post #5 of 7 Old 07-25-2019, 03:40 AM
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Welcome to the Forum, Craig.
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post #6 of 7 Old 07-25-2019, 09:17 AM
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Welcome aboard

2011 DL650A, 2008 C50T
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post #7 of 7 Old 07-25-2019, 01:31 PM
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Welcome fellow stromtrooper!

Two wheelz for realz!
'18 DL1000XT
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