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well if its not unveiled until sunday the 7th...kinda beats the purpose of announcing an unveiling if you have pics beforehand ;)
...but I too scrolled through looking for pics before I bothered to read the article :)
 

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Hmm, my wife thought I had taken some decent shots of the custom Gladius. I thought she had taken some decent ones, so I didn't bother. Looks like neither of us did. So other than some close ups of the frame details for slider stuff, all I got of the custom one were these:





One thing I noticed, it appears as if the water pump cover might be even more exposed to damage, as the frame may be narrower on the Gladius. Looked like more exposure than I remembered on the normal SV, anyway:




Alll in all, the bike REALLY looks a LOT better in Black, the other color they had at the show. MUCH MUCH better. Others around me seemed to agree.
 

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One thing I noticed, it appears as if the water pump cover might be even more exposed to damage, as the frame may be narrower on the Gladius. Looked like more exposure than I remembered on the normal SV, anyway:
Also take note of the engine output coolant hose that sits outside the frame cage. Looks like if you go down with out a slider then the rad and hose could be really messed up. More photos need to be taken of the radiator and engine with respect to the frame and gas tank width.

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Yeah, we noticed that coolant hose was way out there, and really kinda ugly looking.

I think our current slider design for the right side slider on the normal SVs will work for both the right and left on the Gladius. Just have to find someone with one now once they hit the US.
 

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Looks like the plastic piece hides the engine mounts on the stock version. May be challenging to get a slider in with those plastic thingies in the way.
 
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