Buell XB9S Vs. SV650

Doing a little bike shopping here. I am coming off a Yamaha FZ6 and liked the bike but if I had a do over I would like more low end torque/power. I love the Buell S series as far as looks, gimmicks if you will, etc., but when comparing specs, weight, 1/4 mile, etc. it sure looks like the naked suzuki SV650 is a superior bike. We want even mention the price difference. Sure the 9 has more torque, but it still appears that the SV is the quicker bike. Bikes are bought to be ridden, but I always consider resale value also and I am not so sure the Buell will win any points there either. So whats the best commuter, weekend curve bike, SV or Buell?

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George Obradovich
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