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DL650 3,040 63.99%
DL1000 1,647 34.67%
Both DL650 & DL1000 69 1.45%
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Old 03-28-2013, 07:21 PM   #2176
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1500 miles in on a new 650 adventure. Love it.
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:00 AM   #2177
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I have a Baglux tank cover on my Vee, and can attach (very securely) their tank bag to it in seconds. The bag is expandable and doesn't interfere with the handlebars or blocks the view of the instruments ebven when fully expanded. And the cover protects the paintwork too.
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:10 AM   #2178
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:24 AM   #2179
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hi all, i got my '12 vee last june. i just got back from a big bend trip, 1600 miles. the bike did great. all pavement except for some funky parking lots, lol. we had a major heavy wind day, too.

i also have an '11 white wee i got last fall. i got a really good tradein deal for my 1100 honda sabre so i couldn't pass it up. she's my daytripper.

i too had the low rpm surging/stumble, but installed a 'used' pcv that did the trick but the new ecm is on order as well as plugs. so, we'll see how that goes....
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Old 03-29-2013, 03:41 PM   #2180
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Anyone have any serious miles on the Anakee III's yet?
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:34 PM   #2181
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Location: Houston, TX
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I put mine on 4k miles ago, and they still look new. And I've been rolling constantly on them on a road trip fir the last 2.5k. Did good on a Daytona beach sand dune for what kind of tires they are.

Needless to say, I won't be changing tire brands for a while.

Something yellow this way comes
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:52 PM   #2182
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Three Stroms

2006 bought Wee Strom, loved it

2010 gave Wee Strom to oldest son as Retirement Gift

2010 bought Big (DL1000) Strom, didn't really like it

2012 got rid of Big Strom... traded it for...

...2012 bought Wee Strom (some call Glee Strom). Happy again
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Old 03-30-2013, 05:26 PM   #2183
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Right now, El Mirage lake bed.



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Old 03-30-2013, 06:30 PM   #2184
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New Wee owner in Ohio. I had a DR650 for a few years and put 30000 miles on it and also have a Wr250r so I was looking for a better road bike. I test rode a KTM990 and loved it but the next day found a great deal on a 2009 strom with 7500 miles. Most of the farkles were already on it. I added new handle bars, real barkbusters, and new tires. I have had it 2 weeks and have put about 300 miles on it. Leaving monday to ride to Va. Beach (600 miles) and planing to be home friday. I do have a Givi top case and givi side boxes. More pictures to come next week.


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Old 03-31-2013, 10:21 AM   #2185
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I just bought a 2009 Wee w/ABS yesterday,thanks to your help and guidance.It 11,000 mi. and is in like new condition.It also has grip heaters and extender fenders.I just ordered an SW-Motech engine guard,Coocase S50,3/4 lowering bone,I hope the lowering doesn't change the handling,MRA 20" vario shield w/Madstad bracket.I will be getting hardbags(Givi) when I decide which ones to get.

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Old 03-31-2013, 11:07 AM   #2186
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What replacement bars did you go with?

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New Wee owner in Ohio. I had a DR650 for a few years and put 30000 miles on it and also have a Wr250r so I was looking for a better road bike. I test rode a KTM990 and loved it but the next day found a great deal on a 2009 strom with 7500 miles. Most of the farkles were already on it. I added new handle bars, real barkbusters, and new tires. I have had it 2 weeks and have put about 300 miles on it. Leaving monday to ride to Va. Beach (600 miles) and planing to be home friday. I do have a Givi top case and givi side boxes. More pictures to come next week.


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Old 04-01-2013, 10:03 AM   #2187
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Just picked up this leftover 2012 last week. I put 250 miles on it Saturday, so much fun. I have found that with a little bit of tuck and the windscreen at the highest setting, and earplugs, the wind on the highway isn't too bad.

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Old 04-02-2013, 02:57 PM   #2188
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My 2007 wee!

I have 50,000km on my 2007 wee! I bought her new from the local Suzuki dealer. Farkled out with the basics for ADV touring. Synthetic oil keeps the motor happy. I replaced the front wheel bearing last summer with a sealed unit. I just broke my first turn signal, after a tip over Duct tape is holding it together, until my replacement arrives. Best bike I have owned! I am thinking of buying a new one next spring.[IMG][/IMG]
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Old 04-02-2013, 03:10 PM   #2189
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After much debate, I brought home a new 650 adventure model today!
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Old 04-02-2013, 05:11 PM   #2190
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Congrats on the new bike!!
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