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  1. DL650A - 2017+
    Hey all, new to the adventure seen, would like good recommendations to best places to shop for parts and accessories for my 18 DL650. Thanks to all who reply and safe riding.
  2. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I've started to pum my forks back together and realized that I don't remember what way spring came out. Does the tighter wound end point toward the top or bottom?
  3. For Sale
    2017 V-Strom 650 with premium upgrades totaling nearly $5,000. Garage kept with full detailed service history. Upgrades include premium suspension front & rear, bigger/better brakes, high-end protection, and many more listed below. 15,400 miles at time of listing. Clean title in hand...
    $7,600 USD
  4. Wanted
    Hello, I'm looking for a low seat for the vstrom 650 2017. This would give me the missing height I need to flat feet on both feet on this. Thank you!
  5. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hi :) I'm fairly new to motorcycling and I bought a 15 year old DL650 K7 ABS with 18k miles on it in summer that I have been quite content with so far (well, except a broken TPS). The last report of the safety inspection required by law in my country listed a notch when moving the handlebar...
  6. DL650A - 2017+
    Hello all! Wiring my husband's gps, and decided to use his aux plug. Ordered the connection pigtail off eastern beaver (as hubby doesn't wanna cut off the stock plug and solder). Got an email from Eastern Beaver that there are covid restrictions barring them from using their usual shipper. I...
  7. For Sale
    I have the original side cases (Plastic, no key, with mounting hardware) Original Seat with maybe 700 miles on it. Would be great to send to Russell or Corbin without having to be without a bike while you wait. $60 obo Oem windshield $20 obo I also have a kuryakyn throttle lock you press with...
  8. DL650A - 2017+
    Hi, I have a rubber hose underneath my rear brake lever, that I'm not quite sure what's for - I was thinking it was overflow for something, but I couldn't quite think as to what. Does anyone know what it's for?
  9. DL650A - 2017+
    Hi, How long can you ride before the 1000 km service? Is it okay to ride 1300 km or should it really be done around 1k? Thanks in advance!
  10. V-Curious
    Hello! I'm new here and also new to motorcycling. New as in just about to take the basic rider course this weekend, assuming none of my family progresses to a life-threatening condition or seeks a court order to stop it. They're not really fans. But I am! I'm pretty excited. I'm here...
  11. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    After far too many hard miles on my clutch, including silt mountain ascents, wheelies and dune riding, I've finally got to the point where the clutch is slipping nearly every ride and I've maxed out the adjustment at the clutch pushrod. I've gone through all the adjustment checks from the...
  12. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hi, a fresh V-Strom 650 owner here! Just checked and adjusted the valve shims and during this procedure I did as the manual described and rotated the engine assembly by using the generator rotor bolt, but it suddenly loosened up? I read in the manual that it's supposed to be torqued at 120Nm so...
  13. DL650A - 2012-2016
    I'm looking to chain my chain and sprocket as I rode 15,000km last season and I'm not sure how many km the chain and sprocket had on from the previous owner. I'm looking to keep the OEM 15T front and change to a 45T back so that I can keep up with my riding buddies. I was wondering if someone...
  14. DL650A - 2017+
    Hi All I have bought a brand new DL650 XT in March 2020 and absolutely loving it over my GSX650F. My only issue I have is with my pillion. On my GSX I have never had any issues with leaning or accelerating with a pillion, with my Vstrom I’m having problems. When accelerating it feels like the...
  15. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hi there. I want to share with you my experiences with a DL-650 I bought a little over a year ago. I bought the bike at a good price due to its 100.000km on the clock. The plan was to buy it and use as a daily run around with occassional trips ~500km every now and then. I decided not to do much...
  16. Ride Reports (Route Sheets)
    Hello! First off, let me introduce myself. My name is Gustaf N, born and raised in Sweden. Always loved travel and meeting people. In 2018 i bought a brand new Suzuki V-Strom 650xt in SF Bay Area, California, USA. The original thought was to use it as a daily driver while in the area (there a...
  17. V-Strom Modifications and Performance
    Hello crafty veterans. As I'm sitting in the house, cooped up and bored... I've been browsing the forums, learning, bookmarking, going off to see how to videos for maintenance and upgrades and trying to learn a lot. I have been mesmerized by the varied upgrades that many are putting on their...
  18. vstrom 650

    probably overpaid for it but i love this bike and don't regret it.
  19. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hey guys, My k5 650’s rear shock adjustment is stuck, and the shock itself looks like calling for replacement. Can it be serviced? Or should I just go on ebay, and try to find one in better condition. I heard the dl1000 one is a good option, is it?
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