Old 16th October 2019, 06:55 PM #1
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Thinking about a new V Strom 650 as a second bike..mostly commuting...Winter runaround
Anyone got one and what u think...
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Old 16th October 2019, 08:03 PM #2
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Re: V Strom 650,, Any info appreciated

Originally Posted by duck67
Hi folks
Thinking about a new V Strom 650 as a second bike..mostly commuting...Winter runaround
Anyone got one and what u think...
Thanks
Going to be very under powered towards your fireblade. Why not look ofr the vstrom 1000?
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Re: V Strom 650,, Any info appreciated

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Thinking about a new V Strom 650 as a second bike..mostly commuting...Winter runaround
Anyone got one and what u think...
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Im currently on my sixth V Strom 650....since 2006........i have owned approx 130 bikes over a lifetime,,,, and i find the 650 one of the best go to bikes for just about anything.....the 1000 is a heavy lump and does not handle anyway as good as its smaller brother....im sure the latest model 650 is another cracker......great commuter....
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Old 17th October 2019, 12:06 PM #4
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All good info there
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Old 22nd October 2019, 09:08 AM #5
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I think for a commuter/winter hack they're hard to beat, apparently they'll run on a sniff of petrol and as mentioned above, handle much better than the 1000 version.
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The DL1000 is a thirsty bastard too (at least the older model was), so as a commuter, the 650 makes much more sense !

Wouldn't be as hard on consumables either....
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