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  1. General V-Strom Discussion
    I have a 2011 Wee, I'm in southern California, but my job here might be ending so I might be moving back to Vancouver BC. And in the place where my wife lives (we're not separated, I've been in "employment exile", so of course I'll be moving back in with her), I'd have to park the bike outside...
  2. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    So I got caught in a real heavy Florida rainstorm on my Wee the other day, usually no problem, but it was a really really heavy downpour. I get wet, no problem. Sometimes the engine spurts while I'm in these things, but it comes back - water in the air intake, right? This time though, the...
  3. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I commute down to Santa Monica in the mornings and leave in the late evenings and I've found that when it is especially cold (25-40 F) or wet (fair amount of condensation on seat when I get out of class), the bike splutters and dies when I push the starter the first time, but when the fuel...
  4. Northwest
    Alright all you Pacific NW, year-round, rainy or not, cold weather commuters: What helmets are you all using? What strategies are you using to keep clear vision? I'm asking because I've had just about enough of my current setup. I use a Nolan N102 (flip up face) helmet. I decided on this...
  5. General V-Strom Discussion
    Hi All, I have to get a rain gear and I am still hesitant. Should I get a 1-piece gear and that way the rain won't get into my pants or should I get a 2-piece gear because it is way easier to put it on? What is your advise? Do you recommend any particular brand? Thanks! Attila
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