WHAT I’M GO­ING TO CHANGE…

I’ve al­ready tweaked one thing on the V-strom – the height of the screen. The stan­dard screen is ac­tu­ally quite big so at this stage I’m not con­sid­er­ing an af­ter­mar­ket op­tion, but it was de­liv­ered to me on the low­est of its three height set­tings. A five-m

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I’ll be fit­ting some lug­gage ahead of some longer trips I have planned, in­clud­ing a po­ten­tial trip over to the Isle of Man for the TT later this month. I’ll also be get­ting a cen­tre­stand – some­thing that in my opin­ion should come as stan­dard on any ad­ven­ture bike – to make clean­ing and main­te­nance a bit eas­ier. The Bridge­stone OEM rub­ber doesn’t seem too bad, but I am lack­ing a bit of feel in cor­ners, es­pe­cially in the wet, so I’ll be try­ing Met­zeler Road­tec 01s im­mi­nently, just to see if that helps. I might try a new ex­haust too, to see if we can eke a lit­tle more power out of the mo­tor and un­leash the roar of the V-twin a lit­tle more!

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