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Old 08-31-2014, 06:53 AM   #1
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New DR650s available in Europe??

Hi all - I'm new to ADV Rider so forgive me if I've posted this in the incorrect location. I live in Mongolia. I purchased a Chinese bike that the locals ride and have had some fun on it but am thinking seriously about buying a bigger bike.

I've decided a new or near new DR650 is the bike for me but there are no Suzuki dealers here and only a couple of places that sell 2nd hand Japanese bikes. Not that keen on buying a 2nd hand bike in country. So looks like I'm going to have to import something.

It would make sense to try and find a bike in Europe but from the research I've done it doesn't look like Suzuki distribute the DR650 in Europe/UK. Same for China and Russia. Can anyone confirm if this is the case? At this stage the only alternative appears to be shipping a bike from the States/Canada. From the browsing I've done it looks like you can get a new bike for around the $5,000 mark. Much cheaper than my home country Australia.

Thanks in advance, Ben
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Old 08-31-2014, 02:00 PM   #2
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In Austria and Germany the DR 650 SE had been discontinued after the year 2000. Maybe they were sold a bit longer in Ireland? But today DRs are only sold to the US, Australia and New Zealand AFAIK. The reason why I ride my 18 year old bike ...
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Old 08-31-2014, 05:44 PM   #3
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Canada still too.
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Old Today, 07:08 AM   #4
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Thanks for response guys. Looks like an import from the US/Canada the.

Cheers, Ben
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