Suzuki SV650

I was on the SV’s press launch and I reckon it is the basis for a cracking little bike. My mission is to find out if there’s anything the middleweight V-twin can’t do – by asking it to do everything.
tony.hoare@motorcyclenews.com

MCN Fleet: Why a Suzuki SV650 is better than a 207bhp Kawasaki H2 (no, really!)

MCN Fleet: Why a Suzuki SV650 is better than a 207bhp Kawasaki H2 (no, really!)

Sometimes you need to ride other bikes to learn more about your own. It’s at the opposite end of motorcycling’s vivid spectrum from my Suzuki SV650, but a couple of days with Kawasaki’s insane H2 have...

MCN Fleet: Superstition IS the way for SV650

MCN Fleet: Superstition IS the way for SV650

It’s the question to which there could only be one answer. ‘Do you want crash protectors for the SV?’ What was I supposed to say - ‘No thanks, I don’t need crash protectors’? Related: Full 2016...

MCN Fleet: TT trip means the SV650 feels far more natural now

MCN Fleet: TT trip means the SV650 feels far more natural now

It always takes a little time to feel like a bike is truly yours, and my trip to the Isle of Man TT was what I needed to bond with the Suzuki SV650. Related: Full 2016 Suzuki SV650 review It...

MCN Fleet: A lap of the TT course by SV650

MCN Fleet: A lap of the TT course by SV650

Mad Sunday. Not as mad as people tell me it used to be, but there’s still plenty to suggest it’s a big event. Related: Full 2016 Suzuki SV650 review I couldn’t come to the TT and not at least...

MCN Fleet: SV650 in biking paradise

MCN Fleet: SV650 in biking paradise

If the Isle of Man is a motorcycling paradise outside of TT fortnight then only the word ‘utopia’ can conjure up the feeling of being on the Island during these special two weeks. Related: Full...

MCN Fleet: SV650 makes a relaxing companion on a TT trip

MCN Fleet: SV650 makes a relaxing companion on a TT trip

My longest day yet on our Suzuki SV650 long-term test bike turned out to be a belter. Related: Full 2016 Suzuki SV650 review Up and at em at 6.30am to give myself plenty of time to get from...