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post #1 of 15 Old 09-04-2014, 10:44 PM Thread Starter
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Is this wee worth the $$$???

I'm looking at buying this wee and thought I'd ask around if anyone thought this bike was worth the money??? Also at what speed would I expect to be able to cruise at comfortably on the highway? (1up rider at 170lbs)
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post #2 of 15 Old 09-04-2014, 10:47 PM Thread Starter
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Here's the link. Sorry. 2009 Suzuki DL650 V-Strom
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I have a 2012 Adventure 650 and it runs very well at highway speeds (65-75). As for the price....I don't think it's too bad but you can always start low and work up.
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I vote yes... buy, ride, enjoy!!!
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id jump on it if i were in your shoes, if revs are too high on the freeway for your liking bump up a tooth in the front sprocket. but most everyone buzzes along happily for thousands of miles
the price seems excellent (seattle area here) so nothing near me is cheap.
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I think it's a super deal for a low mileage bike in that condition, complete with the Sargent seat! Go for it!
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post #7 of 15 Old 09-05-2014, 12:03 AM
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Looks great, but I'd wait for an ABS bike...but, that's me.

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Even without the ABS it's a good price. And with silver (or grey) on silver wheels it just looks great. Yes I have the same one. I got it 2 months ago and already put 5000 miles on it...go for it!
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I would go for it. Looks nice and clean, and a fair price. Are the tires new or original? Might be some wiggle room there for tires.
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Looks like a nice clean bike as well as a blank palate. For the money I don't know what else you could buy that would be as good of value. The aftermarket is huge for these so you can make it perfect. I assume you are going to buy it? As far as highway speeds, I cruise 70-75mph with a 14 Tooth sprocket (which is lower geared) running close to 6000rpm. No problem, bike is very comfortable there and smooth. Mileage is about the same 48mpg slower and I am in the 50s.

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