2013 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS Review

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2013 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS

start out here with a bit of a confession. I’m a sport bike guy and through. I may go off on tangents whining how my back hurts from riding positions and how I can’t with it for long distances, but at the end of the day I choose a super-sport over else on the market. Our friendly Suzuki rep decided to yank me out of my zone for a week and offered me a on the 2013 Suzuki V-Strom 650

Not only is the V-Strom a far cry from the bikes I’m used to, it’s more comfortable!

I jumped on the right after getting off a CB500, so the first thing I is how large it is. With a seat of 32.9”, I was actually surprised I wasn’t able to put both flat on the ground while on it. I became accustomed to the bike it astounded me with how simple it is to and manage.

I could actually get very to this. Upon picking up the I headed on a 75 km highway blast to ON. It was on that maiden ride this touring bike won me

It’s easily the most bike I have ever and I can definitely ride one daily.

motorcycle’s simplistic design and windshield deflect rain from the rider, as I came to I hit a torrential downpour on one spirited which would typically me pulling over and hunting for if I were on a sport bike. The 650 actually gave me the confidence to going, and I realized as I arrived at my that I wasn’t even as wet as I to be.

The lightweight luggage carriers on the rear and one on each side) my test bike came with kept my notebook bag as as my iPad nice and dry. important to note that luggage boxes come off within seconds and are lockable by

The 2013 V-Strom 650 ABS is powered by a 645 cc two-cylinder engine. It does a job of getting the bike moving. The is a 6-speed constant mesh an especially tall top gear to cruise comfortably on the highway. expecting sport bike will probably be a bit disappointed, but the has plenty of power for a touring

Suzuki AN 650 ABS

Upon a visit to my parents’ one of their neighbours waltzed the second he saw me getting off the V-Strom to it out. Apparently, he has just one, and plans to do the Alaskan on it in a few weeks. I can’t help but as though this is the absolute bike to do something like on.

An incredible seating position just right for long adequate power, and great fuel efficiency. I averaged in combined riding. What can you want from a touring

I had the opportunity to test the anti-lock system that is featured on V-Strom. I tried to stop the on a closed course in wet weather only the rear brake, and the ABS in immediately. It’s worth here that this was my experience with ABS on a motorcycle, and it no different than in a car. I’m a big in threshold braking; actually just enough pressure on the so the ABS doesn’t have a need to in.

I appreciate the ABS feature on this from a safety standpoint, but a purist, I would prefer the brakes (even if it means them right up!) at my own will.

It’s always on my bucket list to do the Canadian Mountains on a motorcycle. The cliffs, and curvy mountain passes are for any gearhead. Ideally it would be me, my D-SLR camera. and a few sets of The dream had always been to do it on one of my bikes, a Ducati 1098 After my week with the though, I can’t bring to turn away from the comfort this beautiful bike offers.

With its 20L fuel tank, it has the ability to go significant distances demanding a refuel. Could the Suzuki V-Strom 650 actually be the adventure motorcycle?

Suzuki AN 650 ABS
Suzuki AN 650 ABS
Suzuki AN 650 ABS
Suzuki AN 650 ABS
Suzuki AN 650 ABS


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