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Hyosung GV250 Aquila (2003-2009)

Hyosung GV250 Aquila (2003-2009)

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    I Absolutely love it!!!!!

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    Date PurchasedMay 2018
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    Guestguest
    GuestguestAuckland
    • 4 reviews
    • 2 likes

    Gv250 great touring bike. and normal use.

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    Often we join groups for touring on NZ roads.
    Wife and I , on bike and hardly loosing power.
    last trip 500ks again bike gave all enjoyment and deliver power to keep up with most bigger Jap. bikes of 1000cc plus. Join www.meetup.com
    Great bike great choice big frame. Big petrol tank great for long distance.
    economical between 90 to 120 kph.
    over 140kph the bike use more fuel.
    I own 2007 model Gv250 great bike get plenty enjoyment. Good bike for beginners to own and build experience. Still get 100 Mph / CLOSE TO 160Ks on open roads .
    soon I'll upgrade to Gv650 we
    enjoy the reliability of Hyosung
    Do your own comparison. Then buy one get riding. 250 or 650 great bikes

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    DCGULL
    DCGULL
    • 2 reviews
    • 7 likes

    Must be lucky -twice!

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    got as awreck

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    i picked up gv250 as non runner stripped down to fix, found broken wires, right switch not working, this turns out as design problem, the cable enters in rear of switch there is a gap that lets water in took apart cleaned up filled gap with silicon seems to have fixed that, note other comments re starting, check this out
    other design faults, the wiring from frame to dash cluster, was stretched, rerouted after fixing broken wires, hope this fixes this
    yet to ride, there is a noise top end front chamber , am doing home work to sort, checked cam and follower, these seems ok, not done a compression test any ideas?
    stilling
    wiring design

    ken
    ken
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    Top class Motorbike for Gv250 plenty power , speed achieved about 160 Km or 100 Miles P h.

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    Great value first bike

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    This is an ideal bike to learn with. The controls are simple and it handles quite well. It's pretty economical while still being a lot of fun. It's a pretty cheap bike but still looks cool. The one minor downer is finding neutral which can be really hard once the engine gets hot. I find it slightly easier to find neutral when I rev it a bit. If you need to ride through prolonged stop-start traffic I would suggest another bike with easier neutral. Also, if you are taller than 180cm I would try other bikes as the GV250 might be a bit of a squeeze. I've only ridden it 2000km so can't say much about reliability.
    Fun, economical, good looks
    Finding neutral difficult when engine hot

    Brisbane Rider
    Brisbane Rider

    Neutral is often impossible to find from 1st but is easily solved by putting it in 2nd and liightly tapping it down to locate neutral. Works 100% then!

    Not to mention you shouldn't be in neutral in traffic anyway

    DCGULL
    DCGULL
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    Excellent

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    After only having my gv250 for 3 days my 2008 model that i purchased with only 1500klms on the clock which now reads 2079 klm,s . I just feel great on the bike, I have terminal cancer and I am 43 and it was on my bucket list , So God will have to ait a bit longer , because while I ride her i have no pain at all and a smile when i see her in the morning. I do not feel intimidated on the highway and people allways ask if she is a 650 or 800 . and The guys at Nowra Motorcycles were brilliant. Only parted $4190 for her "WHAT A BARGIN" . Thanks Heaps. Live to ride ride to live HYOSUNG
    Love the feel. Love the Look , Fuel economy and the satisfaction after a ride
    Ahhhhhh hmmmmm nope love her

    Morgan25
    Morgan25

    May you ride her into heaven.

    Shady067
    Shady067

    I would love to see one more comment from you.

    Hyosung2904
    Hyosung2904

    I will think of you when I ride mine :-)

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    Samitch 2009
    Samitch 2009Central Coast

    What a suprise theis little beast turned out to be.

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    Jeremy1515
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    Samitch 2009
    Samitch 2009

    Hi,
    Mine sits on 110 kmph on freeway no problem, I travel 60Ks each way on freeway & dont find it a problem. Not sure of width. but would think it is no bigger than the averace dirtbike.
    Cheers

    Samitch 2009
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    Excellent

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    Good

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    At age 50 decided to get bike licence, after a lot of research chose this bike for it's looks (didn't look like a 250cc bike), price and engine specs. So happy I did, only problem is I don't get to ride it as much as I would like. Fuel economy is good, around 300klm to tank, mainly around town riding. On the open road runs nice at around 110 to 120 kmh and doesn't affect the fuel consumption greatly. Have added a genuine sissy bar and also fitted a rear rack off a Harley V Rod using a little bit of creative engineering (genuine Hyosung one is ugly). Has been a very reliable bike
    Great on fuel, very easy to ride, looks like a larger bike. Excellent learners bike
    Hard to find neutral.rear brake a bit spongy

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    Supa_Advisa
    Supa_AdvisaSouth East Queensland, QLD
    • 4 reviews
    • 2 likes

    What a Surprise

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    cruiser_25
    cruiser_25

    Hello Supa_Advisa, do you still have your Aquila? Could you please share the the website link with the online Korean Hyosung retailer?

    Supa_Advisa
    Supa_Advisa

    Hi
    Yep, still got the bike as its great around the city. The Korean online supplier is;
    http://www.hyosungsource.com/
    I've never had a problem and orders arrive quickly. What more can I say.

    DCGULL
    DCGULL

    Another great online supplier is http://wwww.richardhyosunggvgt.com/ great pricing, fast delivery & bundles shipping all the time! Highly recommended.

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    Good

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    i bought this bike, and after looking at the reviews on the internet, of different brands of bikes, i am so happy i purchased the aquila. i would like to have an extra 20kph in top gear but that would be braking the speed limit. i have done 12000km and bought the bike two years ago.
    looks great, easy to ride, no poblems riding down the major highways.
    i have had problems with front disc brake not working 100%, but now fixed.

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    Excellent

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    Its a great bike for the price. So far it has been very reliable. It has a sturdy, safe feel about it. Excellent bike for a learner.
    Nice Looking bike. As everyone has said it looks like a bigger bike. Nice tidy unit. It makes a great commuter and has plenty of bottom end power to get up the hills. Very cheap to run, even for a 250. The chrome looks great (even the plastic bits!) Get a lot of admiring glances.
    A bit slow on the top end. Although it looks l.ike a big bike, it is quite light and gets caught in cross winds without the necessary grunt you need to power through them.

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    Good

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    Good bike for a learner and has the looks. The ride position and for short people the seat to the ground is good for safety.
    Good Looking bike. Good ride position for older rider. Only new bike not bad for the price and the style. Hope all the plastic stays in the same condition. Fun to ride.
    Front brake needs attention. But no problems yet.

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    narnygail
    narnygailCentral West, NSW
    • 3 reviews
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    Excellent

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    Having never had anything to do with bikes I decided at 53 to get one, hubby already had one. Saw the 250 and fell in love, price was better than the 2nd hand better known brands. My first big trip as a licenced rider was to Townsville in May (08) the bike never faltered and kept up easily with hubbies bigger bike. Very comfy.
    Great height, legs not stretched to touch the ground. Compliments I receive about the bike and looks of disbelief when I say it's a 250. Easy handling. Great fuel consumption.
    Haven't found anything not to like.

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    Questions & Answers

    Jonathan B L.
    Jonathan B L.asked

    I just bought a hyosung gv250 and the stater is bad would a Honda part go on it?

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    Drml
    Drmlasked

    My motorcycle is a 2008 hysoung gv 250 It starts up fine you can ride for days than there’s days it’s starts up and you cannot go a half mile it turns off would could be the problem? It only runs a few seconds than it’s hell starting back up.

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    S Dash
    S Dash
    Fto
    Ftoasked

    I will like to replace the stator and f/f of a gv250 2005 and 2009 model with similar but not authentic hyosung parts as is seems that is the primary issue of the model.What is my options?

    2 answers
    DCGULL
    DCGULL
    ken
    ken

    hyosung has been making Suzuki and Honda engines,under licence for 10 years, so parts should be interchangeable,,
    need to find correct model , hope this helps

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    Details

    CategoryCruiser Bikes and Learner Approved Bikes
    Engine Capacity249cc
    Replaced byHyosung GV250 Aquila EFI
    ManualDownload manual

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