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« on: September 02, 2010, 06:21:10 PM »

Does anyone have any experience with this bike? I am looking at a good seal for one, and would like to see if the good deal I may be getting is a good deal, or if they have a history of trouble?  I am looking at the 85 GV1200.  26,000 miles.  They are a v-4 made to compete with the Honda Magna line, Hydrulic Lifters, Shaft Drive, Hydro Clutch, and Uni-shock suspension.

Anybody ever own one?  Are they a good bike.

Oh, and WooHoo, I am the first inthe Suzuki forum....woohoo
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2010, 06:56:45 PM »

I like them.  When I was looking for my Magna, I started seeing these bikes.  I haven't heard of any common issues with the Madura.  With the V4's the incredible power has caused the second gear to go bad, but this seems to be more of a Magna issue than with the Madura.  But, that would be something to check into. 

They are fast bikes!   Grin
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2010, 08:07:46 PM »

The only issue I have found is they tend to pop the tube as they used a flat spoke that did not hold torque well.  But the seller has mag wheels of a GS 1200 that match right up, even the shaft, it will need tires, and a good running, but it has been running this year, and is a nice looking bike.

500 bucks for a pseudo V65 Magna cant be all that bad.
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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2010, 08:11:08 PM »

$500...an awesome deal!  Shocked

The loyal following of Madura owners love this bike!

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« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2010, 08:14:35 PM »

Yea, I am all over it, he is even taking payments, 100 tomorrow, and 400 in two weeks, ssweet.  I might sell the KZ750, I love the bike, but there is SOOOO much to do to it, and I would love to have LC, Auto Hydraulic Vale Adjusters, and Shaft again.  Not to mention, a bike that can maintain a stronger posture inthe passing lane, you know, for safety reasons only....  I prompt pass is a safe pass.

 angel angel angel
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« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2010, 08:16:44 PM »

Yea, I am all over it, he is even taking payments, 100 tomorrow, and 400 in two weeks, ssweet.  I might sell the KZ750, I love the bike, but there is SOOOO much to do to it, and I would love to have LC, Auto Hydraulic Vale Adjusters, and Shaft again.  Not to mention, a bike that can maintain a stronger posture inthe passing lane, you know, for safety reasons only....  I prompt pass is a safe pass.

 angel angel angel


No, you just like to have to slow down when merging into traffic from the on ramp.
that just never gets old....lol
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« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2010, 08:20:25 PM »

No you outrun them, who taught you safety, just kidding!!!!

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« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2010, 08:21:03 PM »

 Grin laugh
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« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2010, 05:57:00 PM »

Good luck on the bike.  Hope it does not lead to too many speeding tickets.  police
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« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2010, 07:55:20 PM »

It tunrs out it was the 700.  But I got too more bikes inthe deal.  a GS850, and I pick up anothger Madura 700.  3 for one kz750b, the guy really wanted Bernie for his wife, and he is old school.
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