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  1. 2007 DL1000 Second Edition Build

    2007 DL1000 Second Edition Build

    Hopefully this showcase will be a good place to document all the changes I'm making to this new bike as I bring over all the stuff from the old one. Current Image of the Bike:
  2. 3D Printed Farkle?

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    I was watching a video of some hacky mods a guy had added (mostly in regards to wind deflection) and I thought "Gee, that could easily be printed... I can't be the first person to think of this." Do we have other users who have found some decent prints? The only thing I've seriously considered...
  3. To farkle or not to farkle?

    What are your thoughts on buying a an older bike with desirable mods over buying newer with less options for the same/similar price? I've been looking around and I see nice '09s with top and side cases etc going for the same price as '12+ with no extras. I'm leaning towards the older bike with...
  4. why i own a 2014 Wee Strom

    Stromtroopers - New member introductions
    I started riding about 5 years ago. I have been through a number of rides and I think I have finally found what I want. Very happy now that I have made it mine by: changing handle bars, adding throttle tamer, installing Hepco_Becker crash bars, adding Givi bash plate, Givi center stand, Givi...
  5. 2012+ Windscreen Mount Holes spec/template

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    Hey everyone, I'm looking into building a raspberry pi trip recorder mount for my Wee. I already built the trip recorder that logs video, GPS, Temp, Speed and some other things, but I'm having a hard time finding a place to mount it without hurting my wee :(. I don't want to drill or use...
  6. Worst instructions ever...and now I'm stuck

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    Hopefully someone here can help me out. This weekend I received my Givi E55 and brake light kit. Installing the case itself was a breeze. Hooking up the brake lights- meh, not so much. I'm not an electrician, nor am I particularly savvy with wires. Problem 1: wires on my 2013 Dl650 are...
  7. Good idea? Or bad idea?

    General V-Strom Discussion
    Since I'm planning a long trip and don't want to have to hunt & scavenge for food while im travelling I've been looking for cheap outside-the-box farkles. Some sturdy wire shelving for a luggage rack, hiking gear as luggage, etc. Cruise controls are expensive and I may have found an alternative...
  8. Long Trip Saving Farkles

    General V-Strom Discussion
    A lifetime of biting off more than I can chew has set me up for a new adventure. In September ill head off on a 5+ week trip across America on my new strom with a couple friends on HDs. In order to have money for the trip, I limited on my farkle budget. There are plenty of farkle threads but I'm...
  9. The most farkle important things

    General V-Strom Discussion
    I went with the 650 adventure right off the bat to get the big things out of the way- namely the luggage. With these cold spring mornings here in the mountains of nc, i had to get a set of hand guards, decided to go frugal and get the oems off eBay @ 60.00, maybe ill have some bucks left to get...
  10. My baby "Lolita", queen of farkling!

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    First ride today (70* in Montana in march???) on my '09 Wee abs, after 3 months disassembled in the garage! So many farkles added i can't count them. I even dove in head first and did all the electrics myself! Today i couldn't believe that there was no "bzzt, bzzt" shorts or electrical fires as...
  11. A CHEAP GPS for the Wee?

    Techy World! GPS, Electronics, etc
    I'm trying to get a cheap GPS for my wee. It needs to have turn-by-turn directions and I'd prefer something waterproof and mounts well, but the only "need" is directions. I've been thinking about getting a used Garms GPS V, but have concerns that memory isn't large enough to hold many maps at...
  12. Farkles for Wee riding on rough roads, long trek

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I’m about to buy a used Wee, and it’ll be my first. Would someone be able to provide me a checklist of (or link to) the farkles recommended for a Wee to ride on rough/gravel roads, including a long trip in general? I’m planning a tent camping and hiking trek from CA to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska...