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  1. Vibration from new vstrom 650

    DL650A - 2017+
    Hello all, I recently got a new 2020 vstrom 650 and it find it is kinda buzzy. Even when it is at a stand still it vibes pretty bad while I rev it up or at idle. It’s not horrible but it is enough to make my arms tingle after a bit of riding. The dealer said its normal but doing some research on...
  2. Harmonics around 5000 RPM

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    I have a 2013 Vstrom 650 DL bought used. Runs well and quietly and as wished, except around the 5000 RPM mark, doesn't matter what gear. Between around 5000-5100 RPM it starts to have a growl to it. Slower and higher RPMs sound disappears. Has anyone else noticed a similar pattern...
  3. Vertical Vibration and Accessories?

    DL650A - 2017+
    I have two big qualms with the 2017 V-Strom 650XT. The first being the lack of accessories (Saddle bag frame, skid plate, crash bars, ect...). They demonstrated these bikes back in the summer of 2016 with a fair amount of accessories on the displayed bikes. It has only been a month from launch...
  4. Idle Dipping & Handlebar Vibrations

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    Hello all! I've been riding my 2016 DL650 for a little over a year now and I've clocked 5000 miles [sorry folks, didn't have gloves warm enough in the depths of winter and being able to handle a clutch seems important]. ;) I had the 600 mile maintenance and changed my oil/filter for the first...
  5. 2015 Dl650 X front end vibration

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    I have 2015 Wee DL650X with spoke wheels, after market Madstad screen & bracket, a Givi engine guard & E55 top box on the back. The bike is fitted with an aluminium skid plate, fork brace and Strom hand guards. I list all these because they may be relevant to solving my issue. This is my 2nd...
  6. New style OEM engine bars

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    I have read on various threads about the problems with vibration/cracking with the OEM engine bars and that some dealers said that Suzuki were aware of the problem and we're going to do something about it. My two week old Glee has OEM bars which came with the Voyager package. From the photo I...
  7. Throttle vibration

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    Hi new to the forum Just bought a used 2011 650 The bike has 1600 miles looks like it came off the showroom floor. Question I have when riding the bike I go about 10 -15 miles and my right arm is numb the throttle grip vibrates pretty bad the rest of the bike seems smooth. Now my old bike for...
  8. Bolts that vibrate loose?

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    So far I have had to replace the bolt that supports the muffler closest to the tail pipe on my 2012 Adventure. I then noticed the bolt that supports the muffler closest to the passenger peg was also very loose. I put a lock washer on it and tightened back up. Yesterday I started to install my...
  9. Disappointing Farkles

    Product Reviews
    So wondering if anyone else has bought / made any farkles that they have been disappointed with, haven’t worked as expected... just haven’t been up to scratch. I’ll start it off with 2 products I bought a while years back. The first is a Touratech handlebar mounting (motorcycle) for a Nüvi...
  10. New 2012 650 Suddenly buzzy over 3500.

    General V-Strom Discussion
    I'm hoping for some input. I'm relatively new to this motorcycle thing although I'm very mechanical and have rebuilt / replaced car engines, remodeled kitchens, installed water heaters and build garages so I'm not afraid to dig into it and figure it out. I just thought that maybe someone could...
  11. pax peg vibration fix?

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    Well have tried searching and only seen other complaints about this. :headbang: my wife says the pegs vibrate so badly that its putting her feet to sleep, and its causing her to not want to ride, she's wearing proper riding boots, not any kind of regular footwear. i had other pillions in the...
  12. Anakee ll buzzing/vibration in frame

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Just had my 4000 service completed and a new anakee ll rear put on due to a bolt. Anyway, now it seems like there is a lot more vibration coming up through the frame than before. I get it that it's a new tire but if I knew that it would make my hands feet and scrotum numb I think I would've...
  13. Cure for 4800 rpm crash bar vibrations

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    I recently installed the Crashbar (crossbar) Highway Pegs, as sold by Dan Vesel, on my 2012 Wee. Lousy cell-phone pic below, which I hopefully loaded correctly: iphonepix084.jpg picture by bimguff - Photobucket In addition to being a nice looking and well built doodad that lets me extend my...
  14. Vibrating PWD highway pegs

    General V-Strom Discussion
    Have a set of PWD highway pegs on the his skidplate setup and they seem to vibrate a good amount going down the road. Anyone else have this setup and came up with something that might reduce the vibration? Maybe sandwich both sides of the pegs with rubber washers? I was thinking maybe garden...
  15. Vibrations at 66 mph

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    Just bought a new one and on the ride home, I noticed a vibration coming up thru the bars at 66 & 67 mph (only in that range) that feels like there is little grooves in the highway. The dealer said they have no clue what or why. Any ideas? Has me baffled!
  16. Crash bars and vibrations.

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    After reading this thread where there are a lot of talk about added vibrations when using crash bars, I got inspired to start a thread about the subject. My experience is that any crash bar on a V-Strom will add some vibrations to the bike. My girlfriend ride a 2006 V-Strom with H&B crash bars...
  17. Givi Crash Bar Vibration at a certain RPM

    V-Strom Modifications and Performance
    I've installed Givi crash bars on my DL650AK7 and I'm having some vibration problems (though not severe). I'm just wondering if this vibration is "normal" or if I should try to return the bars. The vibration seems to have a resonant frequency where they vibration feels (and sounds) pretty...