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Old 10-02-2015, 12:27 PM   #1
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Getting the itch for a street bike and I have bounced back and forth between a number of options.. including the SV650S... knows I will never love another bike the way I love those. I keep coming back to the Yamaha FZ-09. Just wanted to get perspective from anyone who rides one today, issues you have had if any? Mods you know of i.e. Clip-ons, adjustable rearsets, suspension upgrades etc.



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Old 10-02-2015, 12:52 PM   #4
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Yeah that is about the FZ-07 vs... all other bikes.. I am asking specifics on mods that people have done or knowledge base surrounding upgrades in general. Just want to know what my options are. Thanks for the link though.
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Old 10-02-2015, 12:57 PM   #5
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Yeah, get a Triumph so parts can randomly fall off in the hill country.

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Lol. Wow. I detect a common thread in these posts.


Alright man. Good luck in your search.
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I don't ride one, but have been riding SVs since 2001. Go for FZ-09. I would get one if I didn't have too much money spent on my SV.
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Lol. Wow. I detect a common thread in these posts.


Alright man. Good luck in your search.
Similar yes... Already planning on getting the FZ-09. Really trying to figure out how much I should put down vs. keep for mods depending on what mods are available. I did some research but didn't seem like alot of information on what people were doing was available yet.
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You were gonna buy it regardless of what anyone said, LOL.

Congrats on the new banana.
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You were gonna buy it regardless of what anyone said, LOL.

Congrats on the new banana.
I posted this before I found Chiquita.. but I did get it.. and it is AWESOME. When it doesn' t have a flat..

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Thank you sir. Good to be back on the streets..
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