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Does anybody tried or think about install a 19" front wheel like most of the Adventure bikes in a Versys?
For dirt roads I think it would be very helpful...
 

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IMO the beauty of the Versys is in combination of 17 inch rubber both ends and semi-long travel suspension. If you really intend to do any significant adventure riding then something like my DR650 or a KLR650 with 21 inchers would do the job. Another great option is swap your V for a 650 Wee Strom. Swapping to 19 inch front on V seriously reduces street capabilities. Sorry but I just don't get it.:confused:

So instead of a unique street bike you wind up with a run of the mill adventure bike.
 

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Read JDRocks threads, been covered in detail - how to do it, what to do, the whole shebang.

It's funny though, if you read the V-strom forums they are looking for a way to put a 17 on the front for better road handling. I guess bikers are just never happy with what they have!
 

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