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2009 Suzuki Gladius 650

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2009 Suzuki Gladius 650 Specifications

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Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,899.00
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Compression Ratio  11.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 ZR17M/C 58W
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  160/60 ZR17M/C 69W
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  56.9 / 1445
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  3.8 / 14.5
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Gladius 650
By Phil(Owner), Apr. 12, 2010
Just bought the bike second hand with 700 miles on the clock.I decided after a gap of around 40yrs of owning a bike, it was time to go for it!I love the bike.The bike pulls away at low revs too!Handles really well, sounds great.

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Gladius 650
By Phil(Owner), Apr. 12, 2010
Just bought the bike second hand with 700 miles on the clock.I decided after a gap of around 40yrs of owning a bike, it was time to go for it!I love the bike.The bike pulls away at low revs too!Handles really well, sounds great.

The throttle response needs handling with care until you master the po... Read Full Review

 

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22 y/o Rider - Owner over 3 years
By JohnyBGood(Owner), Aug. 14, 2012
A lot of ppl talk, but I actually own this bike.

Cons: few years of production = hard to find aftermarket accessories, horrible stock tires (dunlop qualifiers), soft stock spring settings, only preload adjustment (like you adjust your suspension anyways), short gear ratios (1st = 44mph, 2nd = 67mph... Read Full Review

 

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Great bike!
By cd salas(Owner), Apr. 27, 2011
Bought this bike last quarter of 2010. It rides well and has more power than what I need in a bike. Use it for commuting, 30 miles one way. The only thing negative I can say is the stock seat...hard on the behind...but it can be replaced. Suzuki has a gel seat for less than 300 bucks. Read Full Review

 

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Awesome starter bike
By Joshua(Owner), Apr. 26, 2011
It was either the Gladius or a Ninja 250R for my first bike. Man, am I glad I chose this. It has plenty of power so that you don't get bored quickly but not so much that you get yourself into trouble. It's definitely a torquey bike. Super fun. Low seat height. Great in the curves. But I do have to a... Read Full Review

 

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