What's the advantage of mounting the rear shock across the cycle body?
Thanks.. that's one SV with lots of potential..
I rode it home from the PO about 45 miles, with some fun detour, it reminded me how much fun...
Just picked up a 01 SV650S last weekend.
Nearly stock, minor body work scratches,
needs carb sync, oil/filter/coolant/brake fluid change, 17k...
I made a movie reference of Rain Man about savant syndrome, my students have no clue what I'm talking about.
Nearly stock SV650S, minor body work scratches,
needs carb sync, oil/filter/coolant/brake fluid change, 17k miles.
Goes to show, not all opinions are valid.
I get it at every family reunion, relatives who never ridden a bicycle or motorcycle tell me:
Picking up another Beemer, 2002 R1150RS, 22k mi. comes with fancy saddle.. small dent in the front wheel, needs some ABS fixing.
Sometimes, bikes that are "Looking beautiful" have little to do with comfort over long hours in the saddle.
Most of the time fuel range...
None of us are getting younger by the minute..
Personally, I appreciate a comfortable bike that allow me to put more hours on the bike vs a fast...
I'm pretty sure any bike is enough after 300 miles in one sitting for any rider.. even those seasoned for IronButt Rally.
I test rode a 2018 model for about 40 miles.. surprisingly light steering, similar to a BMW Telelever front end.
Compare to the previous...
If you don't care about loosing your license, keep trying, until you get different results.
Nice review of it today:
2019 KTM 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R: MD Ride Review
Yeah, that's the norm... FI SV650s are popular among beginner riders who want to mod their bikes.
I'm impartial to the first gen SV650, 99-02...
1. No, you just incriminate yourself by participation to "the drag race".
2. It's humor and also revenue, it's a win/win.
I've had two Hawk GT in the past, fun bike with a cult following, very narrow & flickable in the tight twisties.
Typical Honda in reliability,...
There are far worse addictions than motorcycle ownership.
Money is only good when spent, might as well be something that makes you happy.
2003 BMW F650GS, 17k miles.
Needs chain/sprockets and rear brake hose or master cylinder replacement/rebuild.
Comes with a set of...
Wishing him the best and full recovery.
Crash & injury like that is sobering....
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