Posts by Category: Suzuki

Suzuki November 27, 2009 posted by

2 for 2 Stroke Friday

First up is a good looking

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Bike information from the seller:

My Yamaha RZ350 1988 in A1 plus condition.The motor is full rebuilt (Cost me $1800.00)
The CLutch is new + Stearing bearing + Brake + fork seal + seat + battery etc. I put more than $4000.00 (I have all the invoice) on it.
I also done full paint like original except the side pannel near the seat. The gas tank receive acid treatment.
The paint job is not perfect but not far. It cost me with the sticker $1250.00
So i put aroung $5250.00 on it. Any question write to me using contact seller.
Also injection is A1 working perfectly.
It start on first kick. Everything work perfectly

This looks like it could be a ton of fun on the open road.

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Next up is a as well. Both of these gems are for sale by the same owner in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.

This RG250 was listed on RSBFS back in August and is still for sale.

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Quotes from the seller:

with 15 000 km (9000 miles)
This bike, when i bought it 2 years ago cost my $3900.00 and i put more than
$4000.00 to make it perfect. There is New Original Gas Tank and one side pannel.
There is a scratch on front fender back side.
Carburator, brake,tires,seat (front and back), mono seat, battery are new.
It start on first kick. Everything work perfectly.
I have all the invoice and evaluation price for this bike is more than $14000.00 is this condition

The seller seems to have a lot of $ into restoring these little bikes and it shows. Back in August I believe the RG was for sale on ebay for 4,500, but that may have been a starting price. Both have B.I.N prices of $5,300.00 so if you or your significant other has a cool 2 stroke on the wish list, these could be under the tree by Christmas.

dd

Ducati November 24, 2009 posted by

Reader Submissions of the Week Past Two Weeks!

I'm going to have to figure out a new system for reader submissions with so many great finds hitting my inbox! I've started this posts twice already and haven't been able to finish it!

First my apologies to those who sent auction items that have since passed. We really appreciate your submissions and always try hard to get them listed, but the entire RSBFS team has been swamped with real world job duties.

But enough of that, on to the bikes that are still available that have been sent in by readers.

Jim M. has sent in two bikes, and they're both delicious in two very different ways. First is this . It has a supercharged Harley V-Rod engine!

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His second submission is this very cool :

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Andrew sent me this Ducati 999R for sale in Florida:

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Will sent me this really well prepared FZR400 track bike:

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Finally, Mike L. forwarded this beaut on: It's Aaron Gobert's Formula Extreme Championship bike from 2002-2003 fitted with an R1 motor and CA title!

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Many, many thanks to the readers who have picked up the slack while we've been away! I've got a couple more posts to crank out that I hope to have up soon: RS250, another great collection becomes available for sale, and the RSBFS Holiday store opens Wednesday night. Stay tuned!

dc

Suzuki November 10, 2009 posted by

1986 Suzuki GSX-R 750 For Sale in Fresno

I know these aren't exactly rare by production numbers, but it definitely falls into the 'most of them are gone' category. Check out this really nice looking 86 GSX-R 750 For Sale on Craigslist for $5900:

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quote from the listing:

The original "race replica"! The father of ALL sport bikes!
Excellent condition/Mechanically PERFECT!/Low miles/Clean title.
Performance mods./New battery/Virtually new Michelin Pilots.
Comes with front and rear stands, battery tender, dust cover,
rain cover, and old (but still funtional) matching helmet.
Seat cowling removable for passenger. Have owned since 1991.

The price would suggest that it's very nice indeed. Certainly worth a look if you've been waiting, and at that price it should be pretty clean.

Thanks for the tip Chris!

dc

Ducati November 6, 2009 posted by

Reader Submission Catch Up!

As usual the readers of RSBFS are always on the hunt as well, and we've got a nice mix to show off today thanks to your emails!

Up first is this 1990 NC30 VFR400 that Gavin sent me that's for sale in Calgary for $4500CAD (~$4200US as of this writing):

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I'm not crazy about the paintwork on this one, but maybe there is some room for negotiation.

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Next up is this 1993 Ducati 888 SPO for sale on Craigslist in San Francisco for $9500 with 13.7k miles. You know I'm a sucker for these and I happily post them as often as possible. Thanks for the heads up Tim!

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To contrast, the , but now with a buy-it-now of $8600. I've been following the comments on the Yahoo 851/888 group, and everyone agrees that it's a steal at that price. Previous reference to this bike.

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And now I need to rally our readers: Please save this bike from becoming a streetfighter! It looks far too nice to break up! Here's a 1990 Suzuki GSX-R 1100 For Sale in Ontario, Canada for only $2000CAD ($1865US):

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Thanks for the email Shawn!

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Another beautiful RZ500 has come up for sale, and this one is fully restored. Penny sent us this one and it's for sale in Texas Tennessee:

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And finally, one our regulars sent this one to me last night. How about that, two Walter Wolf bikes in one month?! with 24k miles:

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Thanks for the email Gerry!

And thank you to our readers! Have a good weekend,

dc

Suzuki November 4, 2009 posted by

1986 Suzuki GSXR750 LE for sale

This is probably the first, of what we know as sportbikes today, homologation model produced.  This one is for sale on

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If my memory serves me correctly, about the only differences between the LE and the regular US version is the dry clutch, LE graphics and the solo seat tail section.  The European versions received Flat Side Carbs for this year. 
 

THIS ONE ONLY HAS 4400 MILES AND IS IN GREAT SHAPE FOR ITS YEAR. PAINT IS ALL ORIGINAL WITH A FEW MINOR BLEMISHES BUT NO CRACKS WHAT SO EVER. 

COMES WITH FACTORY MUFFLER AND YOSH SYSTEM.

The seller states that this bike has Dymag Magnesium wheels and if that is the case all of my research says they aren't OEM.  If anyone has information regarding this let me know and I'll update the post. 

These early GSXR's had a whopping 106hp and used 18" rims on both the front and rear.  One fun fact is the FZR 400's used the exact same tire size (even larger than the same year FZR 1000's, but I'll save that tid bit for another post).  This one looks to be in great shape and is located in Swansea, Massachusetts.  I know these have a huge cult following so I am anxious to see what it sells for. 

dd

Suzuki October 31, 2009 posted by

Would you like to ride the same bike as your hero?

Located in Northern California are three AMA superbikes.  See description below:

3 Yoshimura Suzuki AMA superbikes

Please be aware that two of the three have all of the data logging, traction control, and race instrument clusters removed. This drops the price considerably. Due to the current AMA roadracing rules, Yoshimura Suzuki bought these bikes from a dealership before converting them to race bikes. So they have proper VIN, registration, and titles! So in essence, one could convert these 200+ HP Superbikes into streetbikes if they wanted.

The last bike listed is Mat Mladin's race bike, as is, with all the insane factory race bits still on the bike. As a matter of fact, the tires are still the same ones still on this bike as last raced.

Due to the new homologation rules of the AMA Superbike series, Yoshimura Suzuki started out the 2009 season using 2008 bikes. So though these are '08 models, they were only built back at the beginning of this year, just in time to start the 2009 race season. This is the real deal. Factory spec full on superbikes.

#22 Tommy Hayden Superbike $18,000.00:

http://www.tommyhayden.com/
* 2008 Yoshimura Suzuki Superbike (AMA American Superbike spec engine) - 202 HP at crank
* Fiberglass race bodywork exact from '09 season
* Ohlins internal fork kit (FGK 136)
* Ohlins rear shock (SU 788)
* Yoshimura R-77 Titanium/Carbon Full System exhaust
* Deep sump for race exhaust
* EM Pro
* Yoshimura Adjustable Rearsets
* Lightened rear brake rotor
* BMC race air filter
* Yoshimura Race harness
* Yoshimura Performance cams
* Yoshimura adjustable cam sprockets
* OEM steering damper
* OEM wheels / tires / front brake rotors
* OEM master / slave cylinders
* 520 RK drive chain. Assortment of rear drive sprockets (AFAM)
* OEM instrument cluster
* California registration / title
* Engine has only 200 Km of use
* Swingarm pivot - standard and off-set inserts (1 set each)
* Approximate mileage (OEM odometer shows 0 miles. Race instrument clusters were used the entire season) - 1,500 miles

#79 Blake Young Superbike $18,000.00:
http://www.amaproracing.com/rr/rider...r.cfm?did=3276
* 2008 Yoshimura Suzuki Superbike (AMA American Superbike spec engine) - 202 HP at crank
* Fiberglass race bodywork exact from '09 season
* Revalved / Sprung OEM Showa forks
* Ohlins rear shock (SU 788)
* Yoshimura R-77 Titanium/Carbon Full System exhaust
* Deep sump for race exhaust
* EM Pro
* Quick shifter
* Yoshimura Adjustable Rearsets
* BMC race filter
* Yoshimura Race harness
* Yoshimura Performance cams
* Yoshimura adjustable cam sprockets
* OEM steering damper
* OEM wheels / tires / front & rear brake rotors
* OEM master / slave cylinders
* 520 RK drive chain. Assortment of rear drive sprockets (AFAM)
* OEM instrument cluster
* California registration / title
* Engine has only 200 ~ 300 KM of use
* Swingarm pivot - standard and off-set inserts (1 set each)
* Approximate mileage 1,500 miles (OEM odometer shows 0 miles. Race instrument clusters were used the entire season)

#7 Mat Mladin Superbike $49,000:
* 2008 Yoshimura Suzuki Superbike (AMA American Superbike spec engine) - 202 HP at crank
* Fiberglass race bodywork exact from '09 season
* Ohlins pressurized fork kit
* Ohlins rear shock (SU 788)
* Yoshimura R-77 Titanium/Carbon Full System exhaust
* Deep sump for race exhaust
* EM Pro
* quick shifter
* Mladin custom rearsets
* BMC race air filter
* Yoshimura Race harness
* Yoshimura Performance cams
* Yoshimura adjustable cam sprockets
* Ohlins steering damper
* Magtan magnesium 17" rims
* Brembo monoblock radial mount front brake calipers
* Brembo front brake rotors
* Factory Suzuki triples with offset / caster adjustability - Caster adjustability +- 30min. Off-set inserts +- 2 mm
* Brembo master / slave cylinders
* MoTec instrument cluster
* MoTec data logging Includes suspension potentiometers, GPS system, lap timing
* 2-way switchable maps
* 520 RK drive chain. Assortment of rear drive sprockets (AFAM)
* California registration / title
* Engine has only 200KM of use
* Swingarm pivot - standard and off-set inserts (1 set each)
* Approximate mileage 1,500 miles (Race instrument clusters were used the entire season)

Pictures:

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What would could be cooler than showing up to Alice's on a Desmo?  Mat Mladin's bike would have to be right up there.

See these bikes on Bay Area Riders Forum here.

AG