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What V-Stroms do you own?

  • DL1000 2002 (K2)

    Votes: 27 2.2%
  • DL1000 2003-2012 (K3-L2)

    Votes: 202 16.1%
  • DL1000 2014 -2016 (L4-L6)

    Votes: 101 8.1%
  • DL650 2004-2007 (K4-K7)

    Votes: 220 17.6%
  • DL650 2008-2011 (K8-L1)

    Votes: 235 18.8%
  • DL650 2012 - 2016 (L2-L6)

    Votes: 462 36.9%
  • DL650 2017 and later (L7- .....)

    Votes: 36 2.9%
  • DL1000 2017 and later (L7-.....)

    Votes: 16 1.3%

  • Total voters
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Love this Wee

2009 Wee.

10th bike in 45 years, including dirt, cruisers, touring and Can Am. First ever V-Strom, and may well be the best all-around I've ever owned. Looks like a keeper. :yesnod:
 

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2009 Wee.

10th bike in 45 years, including dirt, cruisers, touring and Can Am. First ever V-Strom, and may well be the best all-around I've ever owned. Looks like a keeper. :yesnod:
Welcome aboard!

You have some of my favourite riding in your state! Enjoy!

..Tom
 

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2012 wee

After avoiding a street bike for years I finally pulled the trigger a few weeks ago. Found a used 2012 with 10k miles and I am looking forward to adding many more.:hurray:
 

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Members who have changed bikes are a small percentage of the ownership. Getting decent feedback takes years. There are thousands of members here and less than 700 in the poll at this point.
 

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Bought 2 - 2009 DL650's in 2012. Strictly for pleasure cruising. We live in Central Oregon, amazing roads & scenery & the VStrom is PERFECT for our terrain! Spent 3 weeks on them, down the coast of California & back up through the Sierra's. My husband bought a 2012 DL1000 last year, he spends more time in California for work and wanted the extra power. He made the mistake of leaving it home with me and now we have two 650's for sale. I just got my 2012 DL1000 last Saturday. We found it on Craigslist in Eureka, CA. Over 300 miles from home. I met my husband there, he had a truck and trailer from working down south. I ended up riding it all the way home. I LOVE VStroms!!!
So, that's 2 - 2009 650's
AND 2-2012 1000's
and yes, we love to chat, didn't see the directions, woops!
 

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05 Wee and just bought an 02 1K last week
 

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Glee, replacing a stolen Glee.

Doug
 

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It's no surprise to me that the 012 and later 650 is the most popular. I owned one and feel it's a bit smoother that the 1k. "imo"
 

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Pat, do you think it might be time for a new updated Poll?

I still have my 2006 DL650 but don't ride it, sold the 2012 DL650, and have the 2015 DL1000 but I can't change my answers. I am sure there are a number of other riders that have changed their bikes as well. I woudl be curious how the 2014+ DL1000 is doing since its launch.

Perhaps there should be an "other" spot in there as well as there are a number of users here that have sold their Stroms and moved on to other bikes but enjoy being here (I have thought for a long time that "Strom" is more a state-of-mind that a type of bike.)

..Tom
 

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I don't know if something new would be any help. This one is wildly unsuccessful with only 871 responses.
 

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Why not to make it simple? Just 4 categories : Vee, Wee, Wee2 and Vee2
I'm tracking different charging systems as stator failure seems to be one of the biggest problems reported. The breakdown is by changes in the magnetos.
 
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