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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-30-2017, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
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Hi to everyone,

Just joined the forum as Im looking to buy a Versys 650. The 2017 model.
I still haven't made the decision to buy it, but it is the one Im most interested in so far.

Also looking at the Tracer 700 and the new Suzuki V-Strom about to be released.
For the money the Versys 650 looks to be very good.

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Welcome...........the 650 Versys is a pretty good bike. When I was looking at down-sizing (had a 1500 Vulcan) I considered the Versys, a KLR 650, a Honda NC 700X and a BMW 650. Test rode all but a BMW and went with the Versys.
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thank you for the welcomes.
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Well I have finally done it and bought the Versys 650.
Will be a week or so before I get it.

I waited until the V-Strome 650 was released here is Australia before deciding which to go for.

The Versys won out. Love the looks, comfort etc.

Very different to ride after the Royal Enfield, but I will get used to that.
The only colour available here in Australia is the Black Grey with the Green trim.
I would like to have some of the Green trim on the Panniers.
Maybe I will be able to get some of the Green trim for them at some stage.

The V-Strome just looks a way heavier bike though it is the same weight at the Versys.

I'm happy with my choice.
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...The V-Strome just looks a way heavier bike though it is the same weight at the Versys....
LONGER wheelbase does some of that....

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