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Dec 09

Posts: 2

weasel221 says:

No need for hanging off

I got my naked Suzuki SV650 K5 new in June of 2005 and I absolutley love it. Coming from a mostly dirt background, I don't really 'hang off' the SV, but you don't have to! The thing will rail any corner or any switchback. The Ohlins shock and the frontend from an '07 GSX-R750 help!

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Nov 07

Posts: 541

Quite Agree...

On place anyone may need to 'hang off' is on a track...


Rest of the time it's pretty much a 'show off' thing.


Awesome looking front end!

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Aug 08

Posts: 340

BadD0g says:

I agree that...

you don't 'need' to, but I feel more comfortable and more in control when I do - I feel it gives me more options if there's something unexpected around the corner :)

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Nov 08

Posts: 879

I agree, but

I get that shrinking contact patch - tightening sphincter feeling just looking at that picture.  Are you really riding off the edge of the back tyre, or have you fitted a taller one?

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Oct 09

Posts: 222

ruxxy says:

Spot on

Toe down on my old XT660X was a frequent event with no buttock displacement whatsoever. God knows how far over that was.

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