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Old 10-01-2008, 10:33 AM   #1
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Offical Suzuki Gladius (SFV650) Discussion Thread

Discuss, and keep it in this one thread.

http://www.suzukicycles.com/Products/SFV650K9
http://www.gladiusstyle.com/
http://www.cycleworld.com/article.as...article_id=896
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Old 10-01-2008, 11:00 AM   #2
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Re: Offical Suzuki Gladius (SFV650) Discussion Thread

"Zachtors and Rockets".....that's some funny sh*t
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Old 10-01-2008, 12:39 PM   #4
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Re: Offical Suzuki Gladius (SFV650) Discussion Thread

Gladius is listed under sportbike instead of standard on Suzuki's website. I wonder what that makes it vs SVn.
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Re: Offical Suzuki Gladius (SFV650) Discussion Thread

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Gladius is listed under sportbike instead of standard on Suzuki's website. I wonder what that makes it vs SVn.
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Old 10-01-2008, 01:12 PM   #6
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Re: Offical Suzuki Gladius (SFV650) Discussion Thread

There were already three other threads similar to this, so why another one?
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Old 10-01-2008, 01:13 PM   #7
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There were already three other threads similar to this, so why another one?
this is THE gladius thread now.
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Old 10-01-2008, 01:26 PM   #8
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Re: Offical Suzuki Gladius (SFV650) Discussion Thread

that GLADIUS ..its deffinetaly Ruff Riders material ..

STUNT bike cross breed i mean like->
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Old 10-01-2008, 01:32 PM   #9
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Re: Offical Suzuki Gladius (SFV650) Discussion Thread

I honestly think the gladius is a good direction for a bike. Not all bikes, just _a_ bike.

I'd like to see some specs and more pictures, but it's obviously not marketted to the "conventional" biker market. That being (in my mind) young men (18-30) who would like something sportier, or rugged, or mid-life-crisis men (40+) who need a phat cruiser.

It's obvious to me that this bike is intended for girls more than guys. I don't see anything wrong with a bike designed with women in mind. Bubbly styling akine to the versys, only moreso, low seat height (i hope) and manageable power (a 650 twin)...I mean, I don't see anything wrong with that.

it just means I won't be buying it. but that's fine, I prolly won't buy a gixxer1000 either eh

edit: okay, i should have clicked the link for specs.
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Old 10-01-2008, 01:42 PM   #10
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Re: Offical Suzuki Gladius (SFV650) Discussion Thread

I like it a lot, especially the blue and white. Hopefully it will accept GSXR suspension as easy as the SV.

If handling is what we expect, I'd buy one. In fact the only thing I don't like about it is it's heavier weight.
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