If the MO staff had a dollar for every experienced rider that got their start on the Suzuki SV-650, we could probably retire. Offering a special balance of functionality, performance, and styling is hard to pull off, but the SV is more than capable. With its 2016 update, the SV is back in the thick of the middleweight battle for a MSRP of $6,999 ($7,499 ABS).

2017 Suzuki SV650 First Ride Review