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A few little added extras. Pipewerx exhausts (delightful sound and genuinely makes the bike run better at lower speeds), Heed bars, it has a dash plate with Gear indicator and waterproof USB ports, fork braces (I recommend these they make the front end more stable). Also a handle bar brace which removes the vibration you get from the bars of these bikes. I also had the rear pannier rack powder coated black instead of the old grey. Michelin PR 5 Trail Tyres, the best I have found for this bike so far.
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It looks like there's something odd about those wheels. They don't quite match. What's up with that?

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Ha,ha, you're mean :) ... Oliver is having nightmares about those rims already
 

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Not quite sleepless nights but close 😀
Don't blame you, I am the same... due to my "great observational skills" always finding reasons to worry about... and lately "this (not perfect) World" is full of reasons :rolleyes: ...even the biggest optimists are having some doubts ;)

... not sure if I mentioned already, but I wonder if the coat of "clearcoat paint" on the lighter rim, would "brighten up the gold" to bring it closer to the other rim ? Kind of like when they "clearcoat" oil paintings, wood, etc to make colors pop. Might be worth a try.
 
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Since last pictures were taken, a small tank bag and Puig hi viz rim strips were added as well as a trimmed front fender and modified/new front turn signals. Eventually I'll probably trim the fendedr another 2". I commute early morning sometimes so the rim strips are mostly for increased illumination.
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Since last pictures were taken, a small tank bag and Puig hi viz rim strips were added as well as a trimmed front fender and modified/new front turn signals. Eventually I'll probably trim the fendedr another 2". I commute early morning sometimes so the rim strips are mostly for increased illumination.
I’m curious why you trimmed your fender that way, can you enlighten me?
 

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Don't blame you, I am the same... due to my "great observational skills" always finding reasons to worry about... and lately "this (not perfect) World" is full of reasons :rolleyes: ...even the biggest optimists are having some doubts ;)

... not sure if I mentioned already, but I wonder if the coat of "clearcoat paint" on the lighter rim, would "brighten up the gold" to bring it closer to the other rim ? Kind of like when they "clearcoat" oil paintings, wood, etc to make colors pop. Might be worth a try.
Suzuki doesn't or can't help me here, I may just have new black rims imported to sort it out. I'll try the clear coat method to make it look as shiny but it will still be too yellow vs front rim. Rear is a matt yellow gold whereas front is glossy more orange looking gold if that makes sense.
 
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