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  1. DL1000A - 2014-2016
    Man, i have been just testing new 2016 v-strom 1000 and I was amazed how torquey this engine is. It has awesome low down torque and power characteristics, better then Africa Twin, better then R1200GS, better then ktm 1190. Suspension was great too, despite of shorter travel then those other...
  2. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Hello, I am looking at a used 2012 V-Strom DL1000 it is in good shape cosmetically and has 44,000 miles on it. It also has hard side cases. Two questions how much is it worth? Second question is, that's a lot of miles for a 2012 i think. How many miles will these thing go with proper...
  3. General V-Strom Discussion
    Dilemma: Keep My 2002 DL1000 or Trade It In?! Quick History……I bought my 2002 DL1000 in 2004 with 1 mile on it. It was a left over from another dealer or something. It has been a great bike. It has been maintained etc… Did the 15,000 mile valve check, no problem. Just had the 30,000 mile...
  4. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    So, I've been dealing with a metallic "tapping" (too loud to be called a "ticking") sound from the top of my front cylinder, for about 8k miles now. It does it most when it's warm, and from about 2,300-4,000 RPM, with no load (in neutral). After that, things get quiet. I put a mechanic's...
  5. V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    I just bought an 02 Vee, and from what I have read the best performance for value to be had is in Bridgestone Battlax tires, but I can't seem to find them in the right size for the front tire: 110/80/19 front 150/70/17 rear The rears are very easy to find, but the fronts... not so much...
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