Is the V-Strom 1000 a good bike?
The Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is never going to electrify you with thrills. It’s not breathtakingly quick, but it is easy to ride and manageable, delivering loads of low and midrange grunt. You can throw it around with confidence and it’s backed up by excellent traction control and ABS.
Is a Suzuki V-Strom 650 a good bike?
There is so much to like about Suzuki’s mini adventure bike and if you are after a hack to see off a dull commute or a lightweight first bike adventure bike, the V-Strom 650 is a brilliant option. And, best of all, not only is it cheap the 2017-onwards bike also looks pretty good to boot with the XT pleasingly rugged.
Why buy a Suzuki V-Strom 650?
The Suzuki V-Strom 650 was designed with more than comfort in mind. Over the previous generation, it enhanced the running performance and in-town versatility of the popular V-Strom brand.
Is the Honda V-Strom 650xt the new 650 adventure?
With the introduction of the 650XT in 2015, the V-Strom keeps a toe in the adventure pool, having lost the 650 Adventure in 2016. The base model V-Strom 650 is adaptable for whatever you want to do, be it a little adventure touring, commuting or even a little bar-hop cruising.
What is the difference between a Suzuki and Beemer V-Strom?
While Suzuki went with a 645 cc, 90-degree, v-twin mill to drive the V-Strom range, Beemer opted to use a 652 cc, single-cylinder “thumper” engine. Both lumps run with liquid cooling, electronic fuel injection and dual-plug heads, so really, beyond the difference in configuration, there isn’t much to choose between the two.
How fast does a V-Strom go?
With cruising speeds in the 80 mph range, the V-Strom has no trouble keeping up with big-bore adventure bikes. The two most impressive features of the V-Strom after the motor are the windscreen and seat. The windscreen with its spoiler attachment is incredibly effective for diverting wind over your head, even with taller riders.