First on this month's list was the Suzuki V-Strom's 4,000-mile maintenance, which is about as simple and straightforward as you can get. It's basically an oil change with a minor amount of inspection—chassis bolts, air-filter element, hoses, and coolant level—and is done in about an hour. Technically, you don't have to change the oil filter at this interval; it gets replaced at the 600-mile service and again at 11,000 miles. I didn't believe it either, so I double-checked the manual. This recommendation is for real!