This helps the liquid-cooled, 8 valve, V-Twin achieve exceptional low-rpm power and torque. This is enhanced by removing the unnecessary components, such as passenger seat, side reflectors and then adding extras - this bike needs to be customised. It even has a nice roarty sound from the dual exhaust, especially under hard acceleration. If you use existing names, it might be confusing to the public, and may not get the full impact of a new model. Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Suzuki Marauder 800 have a frame with front suspension being Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Swingarm, oil damped, 5-way adjustable spring preload.
The cruiser riding position takes some getting used to and, as you get used to it, the handling improves. All around great little machine. The single hydraulic front disc brake and single mechanical rear drum brake are adequate for a bike this size. . The power was more than ample to scoot away from stop lights and traffic, and it will cruise comfortably at 70 mph. And like the hydraulic clutch, the front brake lever only requires a two-finger pull.
I have come close to selling it twice, but really can't find anything that I like better style wise. There is no reason for any motorcycle not to have that feature. Faults: Nothing has gone wrong and it has been 100% reliable. Clocks are easy to read but the idiot lights are just below your eye line when you're riding so you've got take your eyes off the road to look down to make sure your indicators are off on a bright day. The engine is very smooth. And another nice amenity is the 4-position adjustable brake and clutch levers, which comes in handy for smaller hands or when switching from light summer gloves to bulky winter gloves.
Spokesmen for Suzuki hinted that an M50 model should be out shortly, and even a big-bore M model in the very near future. The single drum rear brake set-up and single disc front brake work well, especially since the S50 is claimed to weigh only 443 lbs. It works well as commuter, good size bike can carry wife at weekends added a suzuki original sissy bar and I imagine luggage if need be. If you use new names, it might be hard for people to figure out where the new models fit within the entire product line. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of and a maximum torque of. The 83 cubic-inch S83 gets with the program in a hurry. Dry Weight: 207kg 456 lbs.
It combines everything I look for in a motorcycle: strong power in a smooth motor, light weight, aggressive chopper-like styling, trim waistline, comfortable ergos, and excellent handling characteristics. Pirelli Route tyres have transformed the handling, a few custom parts have arrived, and the exhaust has been modified for a bit more noise. The same long, sleek, low profile is evident. They represent excellent value for money and in many ways lead the way in this sector. It looks faster than it goes and it goes well for an 800cc v -twin that is heavy. It replaces the old Intruder 1500. It's styling makes it slightly easier to clean than bigger cruisers.
And when tooling around at a relaxed pace, the well-damped 41mm front fork and preload adjustable link-type rear end provides a comfortable ride quality that is, well, Boulevard smooth. This bike is fun to ride around town but is probably a little small for extended highway driving. The smooth shifting 5-speed with hydraulic clutch transmits the power to the pavement via a low-maintenance shaft final drive. Side-to-side transitions require only light pressure on the pull-back handlebars, and steering inputs are also easily accomplished with pressure on the pegs. After one year 5000 miles the black foot rest supports are starting to look ruff but with a lot of plastic instead of metal + deep paint the rest if fine.
The dual shocks out back are adjustable for preload, and the front fork soaks up bumps well yet still remains firm in the turns. Cheap insurance and good economy are plus points. Looking to buy your next bike? Also check out our at Bikez. When it came trading my 1200 Bandit I looked at the type of riding I'd been doing and this fitted the bill perfectly. Yes Review Date: 19th May, 2006 Since writing the review, I managed to get a ticket for speeding! The C50 handles itself well on the curvy bits, but the whole character of the bike made me want to dial it back to enjoy the scenery that the Red Rock Canyon provided.
The 1987 Intruder 1400 earned its reputation by being the largest V-Twin production engine available at the time, touching off the displacement wars in the cruiser market. Early morning temperatures were in the low 80s. This is what the new Harley-Davidson Sportster Custom should have been. It's not best on motorways with no wind protection and stretched out riding position but on single lane roads it chugs along very nicely, looks great and with jardine rumble exhausts sound good too. The plastic exterior is fitted with front and rear steel fenders, folding rear-view mirrors, a kick stand and rubber hand grips.
The wiring is neatly routed, and the fit and finish of this bike is excellent. Handling is good and sure footed, but it does ground easily. Passengers will need a sissybar if they are going to be a regular feature. The shaft drive puts the power down smoothly and all the components are well sorted out. It's a smooth bike, and rewards a smooth riding style. The staggered slash-cut exhaust looks great and emits a deep full-bodied rumble.
The numeric part of the equation will refer to the engine size in cubic inches rather than in cubic centimeters. The bike has always been stored inside. Category Cruiser Motorcycles Engine 250 Posted Over 1 Month This is a great little bike for cruising around town or learning how to ride and get your motorcycle license. Tyres that came with the bike have been good in all weathers and worn well. A compression ratio of 10. This is a really enjoyable motorcycle to ride and rewarding to ride hard. Related bikes List for comparison of specs.