SW-MOTECH USA Offers Full Range of Accessories for the Suzuki V-Strom 800DE

Suzuki has reentered the middleweight adventure bike category with the all-new parallel twin V-Strom 800DE. In typical V-Strom fashion, it's a touring machine that's also easy to get along with as a daily rider. Its V-twin predecessor, the V-Strom 650, was just as comfortable on the morning commute as it was on gravel roads.
The new V-Strom 800 is set up with a 21-inch front and an 18-inch rear wheel combination. It also offers longer travel suspension, with 220mm front and rear. Its new 776cc parallel twin engine produces 83hp. These changes add up to the new V-Strom 800DE placing more emphasis on off-tarmac adventure touring without compromising its day-to-day usability.

Motorcycle Protection As an all-round motorcycle, the Suzuki V-Strom 800DE feels at home in any terrain. To ensure that the motorcycle is optimally protected, SW-MOTECH offers comprehensive protection accessories. For the heart of the motorcycle—the 776cc parallel-twin engine—an engine guard made of a robust aluminum alloy was developed to function as a skid plate. This protects the engine, manifold and oil filter from flying rock or obstacle contact. Crash bars are designed to protect the sides of the engine and the fairing from damage. A slider crash pad kit protects the front axle. KOBRA hand guards keep wind, rain, sun and branches off the rider's hands. In the event of a crash, they also protect the brake and clutch levers.

Ride Safe. Ride Comfortable. SW-MOTECH offers a range of ergonomic products to allow adjustments for each individual rider. EVO footrest kit, adjustable shifters, brake pedals, brake pedal extensions and handlebar risers all create an ideal sitting or standing riding position. A kickstand foot extension keeps things upright at stops.

EVO fog lights and high-beam auxiliary lighting systems round out the range of accessories and provide added active and passive riding safety.

Equipped with the PRO Side Carriers, riders can switch between all three SW-MOTECH luggage solutions. The PRO Side Carriers are designed to fit the rear of the Suzuki V-Strom 800DE to keep the overall width of the bike as narrow as possible after attaching panniers. The entire carrier rack can also be removed in about a minute using the QUICK-LOCK one-quarter turn fasteners.

For aluminum panniers, SW-MOTECH offers the TRAX ADV aluminum cases in black and silver which fit the same PRO Side Carriers. The cases are made of 1.4mm thick aluminum and are completely waterproof and dustproof. They have a capacity of 37 or 45 liters. With the TRAX ADV Top Case on the ADVENTURE RACK, the packing volume can be expanded by another 38 liters. All three cases offer a total of 120 liters of hauling space.

Soft luggage advocates can equip their V-Strom 800DE with the SysBag WP system. The large L model with 40 liters of volume also mount to the PRO Side Carrier. Alternatively, the smaller S and M models can be setup on a different carrier system, the SLC Side Carrier. All SysBag WP bags are completely waterproof and coordinate with all bags from the PRO line and the newly redesigned DryBag line. For more information
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