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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-08-2013, 07:36 PM Thread Starter
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Greetings from Toronto Canada

Hello All,

I am the proud owner of my first bike, 100% mine, a 2007 Versys.

First addition will be crash bars, anyone else have any recommendations?

Thanks!
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First addition will be crash bars, anyone else have any recommendations?

Thanks!

...... Heres a couple of ideas. My Farkle List.

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Welcome. Heated grips are a good investment , and higher windshield, a better seat and the list goes on. Although I don't think the stock disappoints either ,it's still a capable machine. I've been farkling mine since 2010 and almost done with it. But I've said that before.
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G'day mate I got a 07 too 100% mine, twice now.. Good times ahead!!
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Welcome from Ottawa!

I have the sw motech bars on my '08, and like them. And if I can install them, anyone can. I purchased mine through A Vicious Cycle (www.aviciouscycle.ca), which is relatively local. They carry a pretty good selection of aftermarket parts for the V.

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Thanks for the tips, I'm leaning towards the sw motech bars.
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post #12 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-16-2013, 07:44 PM
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lots of positive suggestions on this forum -------ATGATT would go with the crash bars---------I have a 07 just west of you.

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post #13 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 10:47 AM
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Good choice on crash bars as first farkle. I didn't go that route and a scratched fairing and bent rear brake lever later I saw the light. Sliders for the rear axle never hurt either and actually soft saddlebags can help protect in slow/no speed drops as well.
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post #14 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-18-2013, 05:58 AM
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Greetings from SW Ontario.

I agree crash bars good first farkle. Then I would consider adding hand guards and heated grips.

FYI a great local dealer is Blue Streak Racing, he is also a twisted throttle dealer and about 20% cheaper than a vicious cycle. If you are on GTAM, you will see Blue Streak has great reviews.
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Welcome from Ottawa. Crash bars and bigger shield (VStream) and heated grips (Oxford) or heated gloves (even warmer but more expensive).
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I'm from Ottawa as well. Where are you purchasing your parts for the Versys 1000 (assuming you have the 1000).

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Hello All,

I am the proud owner of my first bike, 100% mine, a 2007 Versys.

First addition will be crash bars, anyone else have any recommendations?

Thanks!
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Greetings from SW Ontario.

I agree crash bars good first farkle. Then I would consider adding hand guards....
Yes - hand-guards to protect hands and levers along w/ the crash-bars...

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My KLR trip to Alaska, YT, NWT and BC in summer 2009
http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?t=69383

My Versys trip to D2D 2013, and Alaska, June '13
http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums...ad.php?t=33153

My Versys trip to D2D 2015, and Inuvik, June '15
http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums...ad.php?t=83034
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