SV Riders

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Getready4it, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. Getready4it

    Getready4it

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    Just picked up an '08 Suzuki SV650 and was wondering if anyone here rides an SV. Just got back into riding after four years and would like to find out some good sources for and opinions on the SV as well as aftermarket upgrades available.
     
  2. airmotive

    airmotive Tin Kicker

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  3. chris in va

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    Dearly wish I had one. I really enjoy my old Goldwing, but would love to have an SV just to bomb around town on.
     
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    V-Strom here. All the sites above are good ones. Love that V-twin. Good choice. May be my next ride next year.
     
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    wavetrain75 Useless Member

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    2006 DL650. Best bike I've ever owned. Sits a little more upright than the SV and takes the gravel a lot better. Can't go wrong with either one, Suzuki really hit the sweet spot with the SV/DL series.
     
  6. Glock n Stein

    Glock n Stein Millennium Member

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    Great bike! Congrats!

    Although they are both 90 degree v-twins (L-twins), with the same bore and stroke, the sv650 engine uses cast iron cylinder sleeves, while the v-strom is nickel-phosphorus-silicon-carbide coating.

    I missed this ratty one for tracking for $1200. Replied to his ad as soon as I saw it, but it sold...
    http://southjersey.craigslist.org/mcy/1996815570.html

    Have fun! Be safe! :cool:

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