Make sure your motor mounts are tight. My bike dosent vibrate to terribly bad.MdBikerBoy said:I have had no problems with my bike at all. I have 2200 miles on it, cleaned the chain 3 times, adjusted it once, added a little coolant back at 200 miles, changed the oil and filter once, adjusted the throttle play a little bit, also adjusted the clutch once at the handle; and like i said no mechanical problems at all. It rides firm and tight just like new still. I rate it in my experience a 9. The only thing keeping it from being a 10 is because of the handlebar vibrations and the stock grips. I fixed the grips with some progrips and have weighted barends coming, once thats solved the bike will be very comfortable I hope.
Adjust the free play in your throttle (lil barrel adjuster on the cable). Mine backed out and gave me a fit at the track. Fixed it and problem solved.ComeonK6 said:Im with MdBikerBoy i have had no problems with my K6 got about 2400 miles on it and ive never felt any issues or things that i feel aren't right. Great bike great ride 9/10. Only thing i stoppin the 10 is the on off throttle jerkyness but i think we all know bout that. Nothing some smooth riding can't handle. Im well pleased with it!!!!!!
+1 The vibrations increased with mileage on my bike. Tightening the engine mounts got it back to a reasonable level and the Motovation bar ends cured whatever vibrations were left.eviltwin-05 said:Make sure your motor mounts are tight. My bike dosent vibrate to terribly bad.
I came off a 02 SV and yes compared to that the 06 gixxer is a Lexus as far as fit and finish. But for 10K they could have put a good coat of paint on it. The colors are great but the clearcoat does scratch easily. Since the cost of these bikes are almost 2X that of the SV we do expect a lot I guess. Never owned anything other than Suzuki so I can't say it's better or worse than the other 3 big Japanese manufactures. Overall I am very pleased, no mechanical problems at all with near 4k miles so far.sportbiker_kev said:Wow, reading these is rather disappointing. I've had mine for about 2 weeks now and its got 2600 kilometers on it. I spent Saturday giving it a good cleaning and wax job and didnt notice anything poor about it. I've been very impressed so far. . . . . . coming from a 2003 SV, I think the build quality is just as good if not better in my opinion. And I hope my opinion doesnt change as time goes on and the bike gets older.