From: Zebee Johnstone on 13 Apr 2010 22:55
In aus.motorcycles on Tue, 13 Apr 2010 18:37:13 -0700 (PDT)
theo <theodoreb(a)bigpond.com.au> wrote:
> On Apr 14, 8:12?am, Zebee Johnstone <zeb...(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>> In aus.motorcycles on Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:36:30 -0700 (PDT)
>> JL <jlitt...(a)my-deja.com> wrote:
>> > The middleweight Guzzis look quite attractive to we ducks diseased
>> > ones - Haven't ridden one though.
>> You'd have thought so. ?But compared to the legendary v50 they are big
>> porky buggers, and the V7 classic I sat on had a horribly high seat.
>> The Cafe Classic might be better.
>> The 750 Breva with the low seat wasn't bad.
> Helen had a V65SP which was as low as the V50 and a V75 Sabre which
> was also quite manageble.
Both of which are rather elderly bikes now Theo.
OK, barely middleaged in Guzzi terms, but still.
From: Diogenes on 14 Apr 2010 02:46
On Tue, 13 Apr 2010 18:18:10 -0700 (PDT), alx <alxr101(a)gmail.com>
>On Apr 14, 11:06�am, Diogenes <cy...(a)society.sux.ok> wrote:
>> No, but you may be being unrealistic in a consumer age where planned
>> obselescence is the name of the game.
>Did Suzuki plan for planned obsolescence when determining warranty
I was talking outside of the warranty issue. If it's a warranty
issue, then someone had better post the terms and condition of the
warranty here so that informed comment is possible.
From: G-S on 14 Apr 2010 03:53
> Might have to be another
> SV after all....
Just a couple of other options -:
From: bikerbetty on 14 Apr 2010 04:15
"G-S" <geoff(a)castbus.com.au> wrote in message
> bikerbetty wrote:
>> Might have to be another
>> SV after all....
> Just a couple of other options -:
> Kawasaki ER6F.
> Suzuki Gladius
Ta for the input, G-S, but bite your tongue! The Gladys???
I used to love the ER6F. In fact, before I got my SV it was my dream bike. I
had a look on the Kawasaki website a little while back, and I don't think
they make the ER6F any more. (The naked version is still around though).
I will spurn Gladys forever because of her miniscule (14 litre) fuel tank. I
get paranoid enough on the (17 litre) SV, and always try to fill up around
the 250km mark - I guess the huge 20 litre tank on the GS500 spoiled me a
You know, I love (and hate) these times when I am looking for my next
From: Diogenes on 14 Apr 2010 04:28
On Wed, 14 Apr 2010 18:15:09 +1000, "bikerbetty"
>You know, I love (and hate) these times when I am looking for my next
What ?!?!? 56000kms and a dud fuel pump and you want to ditch your