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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-02-2017, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
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Been looking at the Versys 650 LT since the new generation bikes were released in 2015, and will be adding one to the stable in the next couple of days. I was all set to purchase a 2016 LT (orange) yesterday, and then found a 2015 LT (white). Now I have to decide which one to go with... they are both new bikes. I like the orange color, but have never had a matte finish bike, so not sure how easy they are to keep clean. The white looks great and it's not a matte finish.

I've had many bikes over the years... my current bike is a 2010 HD Sportster, I will be keeping that bike in addition to the Versys. I did a demo ride on one last year and decided after that it was time to get one!
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I have the orange easy to keep clean just wipe and your done. White will look dirty all the time. Welcome to the group


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I have the 2015 white but added the red rim tape and plan to add the red graphics from the 2017 v1000. Personal choice. When I was looking last Fall I couldn't find a 2015 in white left-over, only the green or black. Get it if the price is right.
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...White will look dirty all the time....
My experience is that it's the DARK colors that look dirty all the time.

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Both colors are great. Get the cheaper one.
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