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I looked but couldn't find what I needed. I'm 6'4" and ride a 08 v-1000 I would like to trade for a 13 v-650 I'm wondering if the 650 is physically smaller than the old 1000, cant tell much in the show room and sales guy thought I was wacky when I wanted him to wheel it out side beside mine. Just don't want to look like i,m riding a mini bike. Thanks. bete.
 

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I'm 6'4". The newer 650 (12-up) does feel smaller (though I've only sat on one , not ridden it) than my 2012 1000. But , I've set my bike up for my size , so that probably has a bearing on my viewpoint.
 

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Both bikes have virtually the same main frame. The 650 has a longer wheelbase. Compare at Motorcycle Ergonomics

The only part of the 650 that would feel more cramped is the closer seat to peg distance. A taller seat and/or a footpeg lowering kit will take care of that.
 

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I had an '05 Vee and now have a 12' Glee. The Glee feels smaller because of the smaller fairing/ dash, the stock seat is lower. Otherwise, as noted, it's largely the same frame.
 
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