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post #1 of 14 Old 08-01-2008, 06:35 PM Thread Starter
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My ride

When I bought her(second hand), her color was old-man-grey.

Now she looks like that ... because I'm far too young for an old-man-grey bike.

I made just a few modifications:

Sorry friends, English is not my native language, but I try anyway.

1. Heating Grips
2. Hand Covers
3. Gear Display
4. Handlebar Mountings
5. Speed Display
6. Lamp Cover (already removed)
7. Strom-Pecker
8. 2 additional Lamps
9. cut Front Fender
10. Progressive Fork Springs
11. Steelflex Brake Pipes
12. EBC Sintermetall-Breakpads
13. special Air Vents (90 degree angle)
14. Front Fender Extension
15. BMC Airfilter
16. Cooler Cover
17. Roll Bar
18. Engine Cover
19. Gearshift Arm TL 1000
20. 16er Pinion
21. Main Stand
22. Wilbers-Spring for the Rear Wheel Suspension
23. 43 Chain Ring
24. Rear Whell Spacers (german V-StromForum)
25. Chain Guard
26. Rear Fender Extension
27. Top-Case Mounting
28. Seat (Cushion and Cover)
29. Blackbox to recalculate the Speed Display

Now, she lives up to her full potential.
Excellent engine, excellent suspension, excellent brakes and an optimal transmission.
She's now a real multi-purpose bike: She's a very good touring bike for 2 persons, you can drive her off-road and she has even a few genes from a super moto bike now.

I'm quite happy with her.
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post #2 of 14 Old 08-01-2008, 11:37 PM
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Wow thats amazing...I really like all the add ons and mods...that front fender is kewl....great job!!

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post #3 of 14 Old 08-02-2008, 12:23 AM
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Very nicely done. Like the paint scheme.

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post #4 of 14 Old 08-02-2008, 10:59 AM
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Very cool. I like your paint scheme. And the front fender mod looks really good.

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post #5 of 14 Old 08-02-2008, 12:39 PM
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The front fender is great!

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post #6 of 14 Old 08-03-2008, 03:57 PM
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You don't by chance own and older husaberg do you?

My buddy has one of these and it really rips! He bought it for Baja.

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post #7 of 14 Old 08-03-2008, 11:29 PM
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Nice upgrade and good choice of options, well done mate!

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post #8 of 14 Old 08-04-2008, 03:52 PM
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Nice mods, but the color scheme is a bit over the top... Betcha get noticed in traffic, tho!

"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro..."
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post #9 of 14 Old 08-19-2008, 03:55 PM Thread Starter
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No guessing anymore what "it" is.

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post #10 of 14 Old 08-19-2008, 06:24 PM
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Swedish Police Bike?? Do like the front fender mod tho.

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