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post #1 of 18 Old 04-09-2007, 09:15 AM Thread Starter
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Most Common Farkles

What farkles do you have that you couldn't live without?
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post #2 of 18 Old 04-09-2007, 09:59 AM
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Actually the first things that should be done, IMO, are a center stand and crash bars. I'm sour that the Strom didn't come with a centerstand from the factory. The salesman told me they wanted to save some weight, HA! This bike weighs a ton already! Plus it's kinda topheavy and can be cumbersome moving around at very slow speeds, so crashbars could be a lifesaver.

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Crash Bars (Tried, tested, and accepted)
Skid Plate (Bridge out is no longer a detour)
Factory heated grips (Extended season)
Hand Guards (More weather protection)
Neapolen long stem mirrors (I can now see you)
Alternate 12 Volt plug ins (http://11109.rapidforum.com/topic=110272616860)
Happy Trails Targhee Panniers (Now I can carry illegal immigrants, many too)
Centerstand (Chain lubing is now much easier)
Wilbers rear shock and front spring ( Someone say dirt? Dirt did I hear? Ha speak up I can't hear you!)
Tires (Anything but stock)
Tank Bag ( The illegals need snacks too)
Bar risors 1" up and 1" back ( Attack stance is much more comforable)
Alternate windscreen ( No more boble head, extended season)
Fenda extenda ( Keep the shit off the oil cooler)
Stainless brake lines ( Better modulation under extreme braking)
Riding gear ( Everyone has there own preferences)
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I have the handguards and topbox, so far...



And one of these European-Suzuki-only screens on the way to me from across the pond...


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What farkles do you have that you couldn't live without?
heated grips & pigtail for heated gear

madstad windscreen mount

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post #8 of 18 Old 04-10-2007, 10:18 PM
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Currently Have:

Center Stand
MP Cycle Shield
Tank Bag
Crash Bars
Proper Riding gear (Head to toe)

Working on:

Piaa lights
Maadstad bracket
After market Pipes (love the sound/worried about re-mapping etc....)
Suspension upgrades (front springs oil)
Brake pads (next set will be grippier??)
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post #9 of 18 Old 04-11-2007, 12:27 AM
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Tall windsheild
Center Stand
Spider Grips
Bar end weights
Top Case
Tank Bag
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Dumonde Tech Racing Oils

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post #10 of 18 Old 04-11-2007, 06:33 AM
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If I had to do it again the first thing I would buy is a new windshield.
I went through several months of head shaking before I had enough.
Don't waste your time with the Suzuki large windshield it is no better.
I have a Windstrom aftermarket but there are many others that also do a good job.
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