Originally Posted by srelegante
Considering a new DL1000, and need to decide between the basic DL and the "Adventure" model, with the bags. Having owned a 2006 VStrom a few years ago, I was less than impressed with the baggage-especially the top box which basically fell apart shortly after I bought the bike with 20k on it. The side bags were ok, but not great.
The difference between the two is about $600.
What to do? Basic model and pony up for better luggage? Or go for the "Adventure" model?
I was in the same boat a month ago and I went with the adv model. One I didn't like the red color of the standard version. Two I didn't have the cash for the luggage that I wanted and three I figured it'd do till I got the cash for the luggage I wanted.