Join Date: Dec 1999
Location: Genoa, Nevada, USA 89411
They're on the US Dealer order manifests and posted on the Suzuki website for USA markets. I would say they'll be in showrooms by Christmas, or sooner.
These types of bikes have been good sellers in Europe but didn't seem to catch on here. I think the Europeans found the benefits of this type of bike, however the packaging (Dakar lookalikes) turned off the USA buyer. However, look at the great success BMW has had with their GS bikes and the USA market may have given the green light to more of this category. I'm also quite taken with the new Triumph Tiger, with that killer Daytona motor, however it's really tall and I'm not, which makes it a tad unweildy.
In any event, it will be interesting to see the reviews on this bike, it does look promising.
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