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2012 v-strom dl 650

  1. Canada MotoGuide's Long Term Wrapup

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    Just read the Canada Moto Guide, did a nice three review of the Glee. They some helpful information. While on the site check out "Friday Fudge" for a laugh. Long Termer: V-Strom 650 ? Touring Conclusions - Canada Moto Guide
  2. Chain Installation On 2012 Glee Strom

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    New VSTROM owner (used, purchased in 2012) since November ‘13. Bike had 14k + on the clock and was in beautiful shape, and included new tires and some after-market farkles. Could not resist the price, bought same. Previous owner had taken sick and had friends sell the bike for him. Bike...
  3. Short term wiring solution for GPS on the '12 650

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    If you are thinking of a short term wiring solution for your GPS on your '12 650, perhaps this will be of some little use. The post will be updated with the final couple of pics once the solution is finalised. (1) Remove seat. Short term, you can simply run the cable(s) straight to your...
  4. Crash Bars and Skidplate???

    V-Strom Modifications and Performance
    About to purchase a 2012 (orange) Wee Strom. 8,000 miles, super clean with only two mods on it (that I know of) Hepco and Becker crash bars and MRA windscreen. (Check out my albums for pics) The crash bars are in good shape, except for a weld that just seemed to have snapped on the bike. Anyone...
  5. New or Used 650???

    V-Curious
    I am a soon-to-be Strom newb. I have been dreaming of V-Stroms for years, been doing loads of research since then. Now that I am ready to get one (finally!) I am at a crossroads. I'm currently looking at two DL650s. One used, one new. (I like Orange and Blue equally) The Used one is an orange...
  6. Is the 2012 better than the 2011?

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    I'm looking to buy a DL650 ASAP but I can't decide between a 2011 and 2012. I've researched some of the improvements but I'm not sold on whether the 2012 is a better mount than prior years. What am I missing? Which of the improvements could you not live without?
  7. Vstrom seats - Sargent Cycle

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    Hi everyone, I'm writing this posting in the hopes that someone might be able to recommend an aftermarket seat that isn't a Sargent seat. First, let me give some background on what's been going on with my order with Sargent cycle. 1.) I ordered the new 2012 DL650 seat on May 31st and paid for...
  8. West Coast Source For Givi TN532 Crash Bars

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    Can anyone recommend a vendor for the Givi TN532 bars? I have ordered other items from Twisted Throttle in the past but they want $48 to ship these to Oregon FedEx Ground. Ouch. They only want $16 for the SW-Motech bars shipped to the same location. I have contacted them but won't get a reply...
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