Suzuki 2005 (K5) Godzilla. King of Beasts.
I have a boot in both camps...Ducati and Suzuki.
I was so fortunate in purchasing, by my reckoning, the finest, unmolested example of the mighty K5 Gixxer, in Australia. Utterly bog standard and in the blue/black/white livery with only 8,400 klms on the clock.
As is; it is an amazing beast. Light. Ultra power and decent torque for a Jap bike. That said, the OEM suspension is a tad harsh, be that as it may you could try to dial it out, however I went a different route.
Kyle Engineering in the USA fabricated me custom Ohlins fork cartr...
- Date Purchased
King of the litre-commuters
As the title states, this is the king of the litre-commuters.
What does this mean, you ask?
Simple. If you commute on motorcycles daily, love the look of sports bikes and are looking for something that comes stock-standard with a comfortable seat, comfortable riding position and most importantly, an engine layout that doesn't roast you butt when you're riding to work, this is your bike.
Having test rode the following bikes: 2015 R1, R1M, 2013 R1 (Old Crossplane engine), ZX10R, Ducati Panigale 899/1099, VTR1000F, CBR1000RR
Of this pool, the only other bike that came close in terms of comfort was the VTR1000F, just had a clunky gearbox I didn't like.
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