I do 20-30mm on the side stand. Funny how some manuals say on the centerstand when the bike isnt equipped with one. Or raise the bike from the center when many do not have the means to do so.
I have checked my method by setting the bike in my front wheel chock, sitting on it and checking chain slack in a loaded state. Not even close to going too tight.
I have seen claims that some people bought a new 2018 V-strom 1000 for as little as $7,000 out the door? Is this for real? I am looking for advice / guidance on what is the best realistic minimum out the door price. Any tips would be appreciated.
Has anyone tried the joe rocket reactor saddle bags? I'm thinking of getting them and was wondering if anyone has tried them yet and would I need to get the guard from adventuretech or something like it to keep the bags off the exhaust...
I just purchased a 2017 DL1000 XT, demo bike 22.000 km, owned and serviced at ca. 6.000 km intervals by the Suzuki importeur.
I have the service manual, I also had a 2015 650 XT before, so the common service intervals, defined by suzuki are well known to me.
I was thinking on a...
EDIT: My Apologies, speaking of a noob, just realized I posted this in the wrong forum (1000 vs 650). Uncertain how to move/delete this.
I'm looking at two prior-year models at my local dealers for my first bike purchase. Out the door these two models are only about $600 difference ($7,737 for...
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