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I'm of the opinion that the SV is somewhat of a "cult bike". Without an actual definition of what that means, let's just say 'self explanatory'. So what other bikes out there enjoy a fanatical cult following ?
 

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RC51.

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Vstrom <----- deff
 

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Buell Blast?

I would agree if I had ever seen one of these things in person....ever.
 

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Sweet, I have two cult bikes!

Time to go sacrifice a virgin to the gods of tires and asphalt.
 

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Like the terms "cafe racer" and "streetfighter", "cult bike" is some times a bit difficult to define.

I see most cult bikes as enthusiast bikes that were sold in the states for a short time and then discontinued because clueless American riders didnt get it and wouldnt pay for it.

Examples of the type include the Yamaha SR500 and SRX600 singles, the Honda Ascots, GB500s, CB-1 400s and Hawk 650 and the Kawasaki W650.

However, just because a bike is old(er) and still has a following, doesn't make it a cult bike. I would exclude the Blast from the category because cult bikes have one other thing about them that they all must have in order to be a cult bike...they have to be cool.
 

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GSXR 750's, thats the only reason their still around.
 

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+1 on the VFR
- 10 on the Buell Blast even first day riders claim this bike is too small.
I think the Ducati Monsters could fit in the cult status.
 

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I'd say they are mostly modern bikes that aren't the latest and greatest and don't get much respect from the I4/Liter bike crowd but there are those of us out there that love them and mod the he11 out of em' :D
 

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Definitely the Honda CBX.

 

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Pretty much any old Triumph.
 
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