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post #1 of 4 Old 02-23-2012, 04:54 PM Thread Starter
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In the Market - Any Model Years to Avoid?

I'm settled on a VStrom for my next bike but have not yet settled on whether or not I'll want a 650 or the 1000 (different topic for a different day). My question is this; are there any specific model years that I should be avoiding for either the 1000 or the 650??

Right now I've got my sights set on a nice 2003 DL1000 with approx 22k miles on it. It's been maintained well from what I can tell. Anything to watch out for?? I'm planning to take a look at it this weekend so your thoughts are appreciated!
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post #2 of 4 Old 02-23-2012, 05:09 PM
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DL1000 Through the Years!

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
Nicknames I use to lessen typing, Vee = 2002-2012 DL1000s. Vee2=2014-2016 DL1000s. Wee = 2004-2011 DL650s. Glee = 2012-2016 DL650s
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