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Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,127
Posted By CvFactor
I'm pretty sure that's a review of the 2007 1250....

I'm pretty sure that's a review of the 2007 1250. They talk about an all new liquid cooled engine and this is not likely the case for the 2016 which seems to be mostly cosmetic. Also, I think the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-16-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,229
Posted By CvFactor
They are BMW sport Panniers attached with a...

They are BMW sport Panniers attached with a custom mounting rack.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,229
Posted By CvFactor
I'm with you. I long distance tour on my SV all...

I'm with you. I long distance tour on my SV all over the country. It's the perfect bike for me.

http://i1140.photobucket.com/albums/n563/CvFactor/P1010186.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,398
Posted By CvFactor
I'll take this: ...

I'll take this:

http://blog.motorcycle.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/040215-2015-suzuki-bandit-1250s-GSF1250.jpg
Forum: Photos 06-09-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,802
Posted By CvFactor
Last year at going to the sun: ...

Last year at going to the sun:

http://i1140.photobucket.com/albums/n563/CvFactor/20140828_124156_zps6d20e217.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,398
Posted By CvFactor
https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRTLgcTmv0x8rvC8KdEo7WsZfunBDTw7jx1Qd7R08j7odPcuXx6
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,398
Posted By CvFactor
I'm more partial to nakeds, but this firm also...

I'm more partial to nakeds, but this firm also came up with an s concept also which is pleasing to the eye in my view. I think this firm has some good concepts that the manufacturers need to pay...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,398
Posted By CvFactor
Actually the naked SV1000 was only sold in 2003...

Actually the naked SV1000 was only sold in 2003 so they are far from plentiful. Yes, it's just a concept by an outside company, but this same company envisioned the FZ-09 as a sport tourer before...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,398
Posted By CvFactor
Yes this is a 1000. Here's the article: ...

Yes this is a 1000. Here's the article:
http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bikes/suzuki-sv1000s-concept-luca-bar-design/
Forum: Road Warriors 05-27-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10,622
Views: 1,828,398
Posted By CvFactor
New SV

I want this new SV concept to become reality.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ev4ojpECmrw/UzZeDSX0d9I/AAAAAAAADYg/7RF6q43-53U/w1159-h772-no/New%2BSV%253F%2B-%2B1
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By CvFactor
I run these on my SV650 and do mostly commuter...

I run these on my SV650 and do mostly commuter and sport-touring. I get approximately 10k miles out of them and I think the front and rears have about the same lifespan as I replace them as a set....
Forum: Road Warriors 04-22-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,619
Posted By CvFactor
2007 sv650

Here's my SV650 on the way over the beartooth pass last year. The current mileage is 61,000 and still running strong....
Forum: Road Warriors 12-23-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,886
Posted By CvFactor
Naked Bikes & Touring

I have never owned a bike with a fairing, but since I've had my SV650 I went on a 5k mile trip to the Grand Canyon & Yellowstone in 09 and last summer I did another 5k miles to Glacier.

I run into...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-09-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,833
Posted By CvFactor
Sv650

I vote for the SV650 also. It's a great bike and I plan on keeping it as long as it lasts. Right now I have 60K miles on it and it is still going strong. When and if the time comes I may replace the...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,737
Posted By CvFactor
I've got a pair of Drayko Drift that I wear over...

I've got a pair of Drayko Drift that I wear over Forcefield Armor shorts and knee tubes. I like them a lot.

http://www.drayko.com
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,589
Posted By CvFactor
I just got of pair of these and I really like...

I just got of pair of these and I really like them. I think they will allow me to extend my riding season further into the cold months.

They use the Gerbings 7V lithium batteries which are...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-23-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,575
Posted By CvFactor
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Road Warriors 10-22-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,575
Posted By CvFactor
I love my SV

Went to Yellowstone in 09, and just got back from Glacier last September. Still going strong after 60K miles. The perfect bike for me.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,908
Posted By CvFactor
Incidentally, I just got back from a 5k mile ride...

Incidentally, I just got back from a 5k mile ride out west on my SV650N. A corbin seat and beadrider make it rideable all day along with highway pegs attached to a crash cage.

I have 58k miles on...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 60,085
Posted By CvFactor
Here is what the motorcycle industry council...

Here is what the motorcycle industry council sayss about this subject:

"New tires typically have a slippery surface. Take it easy on your first 100 miles as the tire’s surface “scuffs in” and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-05-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 60,085
Posted By CvFactor
Yes, I should check my pressure everytime I ride....

Yes, I should check my pressure everytime I ride. However, prevously to this accident I could not beleive that new tires could be this dangerous. Yes, maybe it was low tire pressure but not likely...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-05-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 60,085
Posted By CvFactor
No, I didn't check the pressure. This was a...

No, I didn't check the pressure. This was a Roadsmart II. Luckilly for me I wasnt going that fast when I went down. But this was the first time I've ever been down on a bike. I am by no means a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-05-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 60,085
Posted By CvFactor
I recently had a slow leak on my rear tire due to...

I recently had a slow leak on my rear tire due to a nail. I took the tire off and took it to the local motorcycle shop, ordered a new tire and had it mounted on the rim when the tire came in.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-07-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 93,574
Posted By CvFactor
On my naked I added a crash cage to which I...

On my naked I added a crash cage to which I mounted foldable highway pegs:
http://i1140.photobucket.com/albums/n563/CvFactor/P1010440.jpg
It works great and allows me to stretch out my legs on long...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-30-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,491
Views: 838,445
Posted By CvFactor
Interesting sidecases: ...

Interesting sidecases:
http://118.151.169.117/catalogue/14505/ac-40-2.jpg
http://japan.webike.net/products/20219309.html
Forum: Road Warriors 11-19-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 93,574
Posted By CvFactor
This was the case for me. When I first got my...

This was the case for me. When I first got my corbin I didn't think it was that good. But now I love it. Even after a 5k mile road trip I had no problems.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-06-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,239
Posted By CvFactor
Where did you get the SV650 crate motor and how...

Where did you get the SV650 crate motor and how much was it?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-19-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 255,063
Posted By CvFactor
I found this post over on Roadwarriors, but it...

I found this post over on Roadwarriors, but it definetely belongs here:
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-15-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 255,063
Posted By CvFactor
That might be handy if it could fold out into...

That might be handy if it could fold out into camper with a bed, a kitchen, bathroom and all of the emenities of home:
http://gizfactory.com/uploads/teletransporter1-1550x291.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 07-13-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 39,883
Posted By CvFactor
Axio tailbag: ...

Axio tailbag:
http://www.axioluggage.com/tailbag_silver.html
Forum: Road Warriors 07-07-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 39,883
Posted By CvFactor
Thanks for the compliment. I bought the bike in...

Thanks for the compliment. I bought the bike in 08 as a leftover 07, I've put 35k miles on it and every now and then I get the itch to upgrade but then I realize why? Its rock solid, easy to maintain...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-07-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 39,883
Posted By CvFactor
Yes, they are BMW sport panniers. I bought the...

Yes, they are BMW sport panniers. I bought the brackets from a guy on here who had them custom made for his SV. He was parting out his bike so I bought them and glad I did. They are solid at all...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-07-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 39,883
Posted By CvFactor
I like my SV650. I took it on a 5000 mile trip...

I like my SV650. I took it on a 5000 mile trip from Michigan to the north rim of the Grand Canyon up through Utah to Yellowstone and back home. The best addition is highway pegs which allows me to...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-13-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,285
Posted By CvFactor
http://lostrider.smugmug.com/photos/389897415_VnmT...

http://lostrider.smugmug.com/photos/389897415_VnmT9-XL.jpg

The maintenance is too expensive. Eventually you'll have to replace the cylinder heads when they become ground down to nubs.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-22-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 459,657
Posted By CvFactor
I always had my eye on a Bandit. What made you...

I always had my eye on a Bandit. What made you switch to a Gladius?
Forum: Road Warriors 04-07-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 459,657
Posted By CvFactor
The wind doesn't bother me either on the naked. I...

The wind doesn't bother me either on the naked. I have done over 30,000 miles on it including a 5,000 mile trip to the Grand Canyon up to Yellowtone and back to Michigan. But I have always owned...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-02-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,960
Posted By CvFactor
Best thing about bikes with chains is you can...

Best thing about bikes with chains is you can easilly slap a 6 foot extended swingarm on it and you are ready for bike night.
Forum: Photos 12-01-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4,566
Views: 684,451
Posted By CvFactor
My bike at the Mackinaw bridge: ...

My bike at the Mackinaw bridge:
http://i1140.photobucket.com/albums/n563/CvFactor/P1010413.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 11-15-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 40,960
Posted By CvFactor
With custom made brackets. Since I put them on I...

With custom made brackets. Since I put them on I haven't taken them off. I don't think I could go back to a bike without hard bags.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-10-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 40,960
Posted By CvFactor
My 2007 SV with BMW sport panniers and Axio tail...

My 2007 SV with BMW sport panniers and Axio tail bag:

http://i1140.photobucket.com/albums/n563/CvFactor/P1010391.jpg
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