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Old 09-01-2010, 10:03 AM   #1
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SV1000 track bike? Opinions?

So ... does the 1000 make a good track bike? Lots of 650, but I don't see many 1000s at the tracks.
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Old 09-01-2010, 01:31 PM   #2
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It seems it is not a competitive race bike for HWT. For a track bike, it will be good to go with a few tweaks.
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:34 PM   #3
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depends what you are looking for. are you looking to win??? probably not. but looking to have some fun at the track. yes.
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Here is the bike, waiting on the redbull decals and some numbers for it so i photoshoped the numbers in for now..
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Old 09-08-2010, 07:43 AM   #5
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Make a good racebike? No. They just aren't competitive in any class they're legal to run in.
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Old 09-08-2010, 08:46 AM   #6
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I have a SV1000 for track days and its fun but the truth has been spoken it is just not competitive in the HWT class against the ducs. If you really want a great opinion Patrick at Motorcycles Unlimited raced a SV1000 I beleive, I have talked to him about it
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Old 09-08-2010, 10:35 AM   #7
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Great track bike. As mentioned above, a lack-luster race bike, just not enough bawls. The other HWT class bikes kill it.

GSXR front end with nameyourbrand shock make it a great handling bike that is fun to ride at track days and won't get killed by the random 600 like the SV650 will.
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