One of the major things missing on the VStrom is a gear indicator – well almost, there is one indication – there’s the neutral light. I take it for granted that there’s a gear indicator on my FJR, and I still manage to try to leave from a stop in second or third gear sometimes.
So we tracked down a gear indicator – the GIpro, ordered it a while ago and planned to install it during the FJR Tech Day on May 28. Well, I did manage to get the speed-o-healer installed, but not the gear indicator. So I installed on Sunday May 29.
The installation was really easy with the hardest part running the cable from the dash to underneath the seat. Here it is installed: