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  1. Chain, Sprockets and Tire Time

    V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    So my 06 DL1000 I bought in February only had 11K on it. This being my first bike with a chain drive I had no idea what to expect. Over time and 3k miles later it is time for a new chain, sprockets and rear tire. Chain was never lubed from 06 and was needing adjustment way to obtain so air on...
  2. DL650 first tire change!

    Suspension and Tire Tech
    Sorry for the new thread, but there's so much info to sift through I gave up after 2 hours... Here's what I've got. My stock OEM tires on my 2013 glee, have 6600 miles of pure street riding on them and are about ready to be replaced. I do a bunch of highway riding so they're a bit flat in the...
  3. Xmas tire repair and ride

    Suspension and Tire Tech
    Vstrom Xmas 2013 Tire Ride On Repair - YouTube Yes I can! Not Cali but still a very nice Xmas day!:hurray:
  4. Flat Tire in Nashville - Need Recommendations

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    Alright folks, I am in Nashville area (Hermitage) visiting family. Came in this afternoon and discovered my rear tire is flat and further found a nail in the rear tire. What places in Nashville will patch/plug a tire? And what's a good place for a new tire, if I decide to go that route...
  5. Rear Flat Tire - Need advice

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    Parked my 2013 V-strom at work, as i always do, but this time next to a newly build fence. Unfortunately it turned out that the construction company missed the fact that they had to clean up after, so of course I managed to get a pop rivet in my rear stock tire :headbang: Has reported this so I...
  6. Pirelli mt75?

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    My rear tire was badlly demeged when I was doing may way to a small town in Mexico, surprisingly the big vee could still run even with no air at all, well, it is not so easy but it is possible. The thing is that the only tire I could buy was Pirelli mt75. I have no idea what to expect from this...
  7. Everything Related to Tires (Wheel removal, Repairs, DIY, ETC...

    Suspension and Tire Tech
    The following is ALL THE TIRE THREADS on the forum. I have gone through and identified them into categories. They are as follows and what they have in them; (It is possible that I may have missed one or two) 1. Tire Preference - meaning, people opinions for different uses, people’s opinions...
  8. THE Tire Thread

    Suspension and Tire Tech
    Since this is also a continuing issue here's some threads to help those undecided make up their minds, or at the very least , waste a considerable amount of free time. Tire Thread...