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  1. California DL650A failing emissions... any ideas?

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    Hello, I have a 2015 DL650A California model which I brought to Singapore when I moved from the USA. In order to register the bike Singapore requires to test it to verify it complies with the Euro 3 standard: CO: Max 2.0 g/km HC: Max 0.3 g/km NOX: Max 0.15 g/km It failed the first test with...
  2. New V-Strom owner from Central Coast California

    Stromtroopers - New member introductions
    Hi everyone. I am new to motorcycling having just started riding at the start of 2014. I immediately bought a 2001 DRZ400SM which has been a blast to learn on. It was tough keeping up with my friends on day trips though (range, power, and comfort) so I knew I would eventually have to upgrade...
  3. Requesting Yosh Box in CA, Need to reset to Factory

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Hi guys, Just bought a 2006 DL1000 and have spent about 50 hours pouring through this entire forum. Amazing information and support from you all. The guy I bought it from used this forum to borrow a Yosh Box to change his ECU, however I ordered a PC3 because the bike is still rough and rumbly...
  4. Laid the Bike Down BADLY - Repair Questions

    General V-Strom Discussion
    As some of you may have previously read my posts, I recently made a round trip from Portland, OR to Palm Springs, CA to visit my family (and my 100 year old grandma). The 10 day trip was AWESOME. Created an itinerary based on routes (many backroads) and advice from StromTrooper...
  5. How long is long?

    General V-Strom Discussion
    I'm a take it easy kinda guy. I play golf slow. I walk slow. I'm slow. I like to stop at every roadside placard. I enjoy visitor centers almost as much as the national parks they're in. But when I drive a car, I can drive all day for several days without any problem. How will this translate...
  6. Rental in Palm Springs??

    General V-Strom Discussion
    Does anyone know if there is a rental operation in or near Palm Springs that would have a DL650 or 1000 for weekly rent? So far I can only find Eaglerider and it seems they only rent out Harley's from that location. Coming down for a week in May - any help appreciated.