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Old 10-08-2019, 10:24 AM   #4
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Re: Do I want an SV650?

Originally Posted by OniSV650 View Post
...convince me I should take a Honda helix to track days. Convince me I need a Hayabusa for city commuting.
Thousands of professional and amateur racers around the world would disagree with your comparison. With a few suspension upgrades, the SV650 is a great track bike because of its reliability and forgiveness. It won't be the fastest but it will let you focus on skills development and, over everything else, having fun!

There is a reason this is a thing:

Also, browse around the racing section of this site and see for yourself:
Proper motorcycle training is like wearing a helmet. You can ride for 30 years without one and make a case that you've never needed it. Until you do but then it's too late to make that decision.
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