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The Original Harley Copy

Advantages: Easy Rider, Easy on the Wallet
Disadvantages: Size

...Harley-Davidson has dominated the custom/ cruiser market for years, since 1903 to be exact, and none of the big Japanese bike manufacturers had anything to compete for a slice of that particular cake. In the early eighties, Yamaha built its first at ...

scarecrow 16.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Yamaha Virago XV1100

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XV1100

Advantages: Cruise all day carrying QE 2
Disadvantages: handling at low speed

Passed my direct access test in 2000 and the first bike I owned was an XV100. Blue and cream with gold alloys and bags of chrome, I loved it. After adding a set of highway bars I could cruise all day with my feet out in front, magic. It was big, not very ...

Mykeonabike 18.06.2007 · Read full review
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Great first, second, or tenth bike!

Advantages: Price, looks, power, easy to ride.
Disadvantages: Speeding tickets, you'll want another one to park beside it!

After spending far too long admiring other peoples' motorcycles and wondering how great it would be to finally learn how to ride one myself, I decided this was the year I was finally going to learn to ride. Okay, seriously, I turned 30, almost had a nerv ...

salamol0 05.06.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Suzuki SV650

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Suzuki SV650(s) : Simply..a damn good bike

Advantages: Light, economical, easy to ride and fun. Comfortable too.
Disadvantages: Sound with standard can! Niggly quality issues..

After my Z750 was written off (not pleased!) I had to find a replacement bike. I eventually decided to get an SV650s. I plumped for a used 2000 model "curvy" SV (as pictured) I'll sum it up pretty easily for you guys Engine Carbed Vtwin with a ...

xJay1337 27.04.2009 · Read full review
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Diamond review  Suzuki SV650 - What a great bike full stop

Advantages: Brilliant first / budget bike, sporty all rounder, mid-range grunt, cheap
Disadvantages: Budget suspension, budget feel

I passed my Direct Access test in 2002, and was looking for a newbie friendly bike to get some miles under my belt, and do the commuting to work. Having no prior experience, I needed a user friendly bike with a bit of poke to keep me interested. The logic ...

goodo 30.11.2004 · Read full review
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