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Old 10-18-2012, 08:38 PM   #55
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Joined: Jan 2008
Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Oddometer: 399
Originally Posted by acap650 View Post
I can't for the life of me understand why Suzuki abandoned the SV650 brand. I guess SFV650 is closeer than Gladius but what's wrong with SV? It has been one of the most successful street/sport bikes worldwide. Why not continue upgrading and improving a known brand? After owning two gen 1 SVs, an S and a naked as well as a Wee, you could say I'm a big fan of the 650 V engine, perhaps the ideal (affordable) street engine.
I now have a CBF1000...but prior to that I had an 08 Wee.
That v650 was a sweet,sweet engine for was the rest of the bike...once I delt with the buffeting!
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