Posts by tag: RG

Sport Bikes For Sale June 20, 2011 posted by

“Chicken Chaser Special”: 1990 Suzuki RG80 Gamma

Chicken Chaser Special:  1990 Suzuki RG80

From the second I saw one of our Facebook followers say that any sport bike under 600cc’s was what he considered a “chicken chaser”, I couldn’t wait to use the term.  I don’t know what it means exactly but I find something kind of endearing about it.    This little UK based RG80 Gamma is way under 600cc’s and is just a gem of said chaser.

You are forgiven if you didn’t know this little bike existed.  I’ve been a fan of Suzuki motorcycles my entire life, especially RG’s and RGV’s and I’d never heard of these until a few months ago.  I met a RSBFS reader (hey Sean!) at the Gamma Gathering who was about to rebuild one.  Info is scarce,  so as usual I love comments with more info or stuff I got wrong.  It appears these were German and French market bikes produced from 1985 to 1996 (also saw 1991 as an end date) to comply with learner laws there.  The engine is borrowed from the Suzuki TS80 which is a budget minded dual sport.

That is showroom clean!  Horsepower you ask?  How about around 10hp at 9500 rpm.  I wonder how easy it would be to slip a nicely tuned RM80 engine there?  Either way the thing must way next to nothing and probably zips around quite nicely. 

 

Here are the specifics from the seller:

RARE 80CC BABY  OF THE RG FAMILY THATS  A GREAT INVESTMENT
THIS IS A GERMAN IMPORT COMPLETE WITH ALL DOCUMENTS
ITS ONLY COVERED APPROX 6500KM FROM NEW SO AS YOU CAN IMAGINE IS PRETTY MUCH AS NEW CONDITION
THE ORIGINAL TANK HAD A SMALL SCRATCH AND DENT IN IT SO IVE SOURCED A BRAND NEW OLD STOCK TANK THAT IS FITTED THIS COST NEARLY £300 ALONE,IVE REMOVED THE CHAIN THAT WAS A LITTLE RUSTY AND NOW FITTED A HEAVY DUTY NICKEL PLATED CHAIN AS IT WAS SPOILING THE BIKES LOOKS

 

Everything looks better in Suzuki racing blue.

A fine addition to any collection of Suzuki’s.  The seller is asking the equivalent of roughly $2,600 (OBO).  Some probably scoff at a price that high for an 80cc bike but when you consider how rare the bike actually is, the condition and if your collection has a hole in it,  then the price makes more sense.  Check it out here.

This just proves if it has two wheels and an engine, it can be modified. I’m not sure if there really was an SP version or if this is a homegrown SP.

Ian

Sport Bikes For Sale June 17, 2011 posted by

Customer Works Bike? 1984 Suzuki RG500 MK11 (I Think!)

Customer Works Bike? 1984 Suzuki RG500 MK11 (I Think!)

I joke a lot here about being jealous about not owning some of the exotic bikes we list on RSBFS.  This is the sort of bike I’m truly sorry I don’t own.  Who the heck wouldn’t want to own a piece of racing history from when GP racing technology was evolving full throttle.  This particular bike is quite interesting as it comes from a time when Suzuki had “officially” pulled out of grand prix racing and had turned the reins over to companies like Padgetts, Harris and Heron.  When I first saw a picture of this bike the frame threw me off.  It looked way to spindly for 1984.  Before Suzuki pulled out, the frames on its’ XR series of race bikes were getting noticeably more stout.  So what gives?  I warmed up my fingers to search the WWW for answers.

After the glaciers melted and Columbus supposedly found America, Suzuki started to produce customer race bikes, the MK series.  It started with the MK1 in 1976.  Once you get to 1982 it gets a little confusing.  The RGB500 appears.  As far as I can tell this is just a continuation of the MK series.  So, if you still follow me,  in 1982 you have the RGB1 or MK7.  Feel free to comment if you can clarify this.  There is some debate but it appears the last “complete from the factory” MK was the MK9 (or RGB3) in 1984.  After 84 Suzuki supplied engines but left the rest up to companies like Padgetts.  And so here we are, a Harris framed 1994 RG500 MK11 from Padgetts.

 

Here is MK11 from Padgetts back in the day.  What is fascinating when you start researching these old RG’s is the number of different frames you will see on them.  They were trying all kinds of stuff.  It sounds like these bikes had reed valve engines with power valves which was strictly factory spec stuff. Nice!!!!

 An example of the varied framed RG’s of the day.  This was an experimental carbon fiber frame  on the Heron Suzuki.

Here is a little about the bike for sale from the seller:

George Beale restored the machine, which was acquired by Kevin Wilson; who ran it at the Isle of Man Jurby circuit and then brought it over to Canada.  It was then purchased by the current owner who ran it at a track day at Mosport in Ontario, Canada about 8 years ago and then decommissioned it (fogged and drained).

The machine is one of three built by Padgets in ’86 through Suzuki under contract as a factory MK11 with a MK 9 power valve engine. One was built for George Farlow, one for Trevor Nation, and one for Darren Dixon.  Original cases #: rgb500-10150, rebuilt cases #: rgb500-10501 and Harris frame # HPMK.102. The bike includes the factory manual, parts catalogue and a stack of documentation.

Be sure to check out the sellers Flickr account more a lot more photos of this beauty.

Oddly enough while researching this bike I found there are quiet a few MK’s and RGB’s for sale.  None were in the US or cheap if you were curious.  This one is pretty close being in Canada.  The auction is up and running.  Starting bid is $15,000 and I’d imagine it will take a little while to find the reserve.  Take a look.

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RG historians I’m deferring to you now.  After finishing up this post I was going over the sellers photos on Flickr and found one with the bike and a info sheet.  The info sheet says the bike is 1985 MK12.  I know it is not earth shattering news but I’m sure for the money this bike would sell for someone would like to know exactly what it is.  It also looks like a rotary valve engine as well,  instead of the reed valve I’d mentioned earlier.

Ian

Sport Bikes For Sale April 28, 2011 posted by

Double Vision: 1985 And 1986 Walter Wolf RG500 Gamma’s

Double Vision: 1985 And 1986 Walter Wolf RG500 Gamma’s

Before you run out and sell your wife’s car, these two beauties are UK bikes again.  Knowing the enthusiasm of some Gammanista’s though, they might have already booked a ticket to go pick one (or both) of these bikes up.  Rarely can you find one Walter Wolf RG500 let alone two prime examples at the same shop.  Don’t expect any bargains either, the British like Walter Wolfs too.

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The 85 has almost 6000 miles on it:  is that enough mileage where there is no guilt about racking up more miles? 

Ok, so you are cool about putting some miles on her.  Are you worried about leaving your investment outside your local Hooters while you down some wings?  Yep,  the currency conversion (remember when the dollar was worth something?)  makes this bike roughly $23,000 for the Yanks.

I know it is only photos but she does look clean.  $23,000 clean?  I’m not sure.  If you’ve ever tried to get corrosion off an older bike the price tag might not seem too bad.

The facts:

HERE WE HAVE A VERY RARE CLASSIC EIGHTIES LIMITED EDITION SUZUKI RG500 GAMMA WALTER WOLF MK1.THE BIKE WAS FIRST REGISTERED ON 01/10/1985 & WILL GO ON A AGE RELATED PLATE ‘B’ PLATE.THE MILEAGE IS 9,484 KM’S THATS 5,928 MILES.LOVELY ORIGONAL PAINTWORK,SUZUKI TOOL KIT UNDER SEAT.STANDARD BIKE.VERY HARD TO FIND IN THIS CONDITION.

 

 

What dreams are made of.  How many of us have dreamed of owning an ultra rare Walter Wolf RG?  I don’t know if it adds to the allure or not but this also a Japanese spec RG500.  I know most of you probably know they produced the RG400 for the home market but they also produced the 500 as well.  I don’t know if it was produced in limited numbers there or readily available like the 400.  .

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I know most of us aren’t going to the UK to purchase a bike but I really wonder if this one wouldn’t tempt a few people.  It is the rare Japanese color scheme with the red wheels and seat and the dog gone thing has just over 2000 miles on the clocks. 

 Collector quality with the collector price tag.  There have been a few RG’s in the States offered in the 20 grand range but this is the closest one I’ve seen that would be worth it.  This one will also set you back roughly $23,000.  I’m not sure how much closer you could come to a out of the crate Walter Wolf.

The details:

HERE WE HAVE A VERY RARE CLASSIC EIGHTIES LIMITED EDITION SUZUKI RG500 GAMMA WALTER WOLF EDITION.THE BIKES DATE OF FIRST REGISTRATION IS 01/07/1986.WE ARE CURRENTLY REGISTERING THIS BIKE AT THE MOMENT & WILL GO ON A AGE RELATED ‘C’ PLATE.THE MILEAGE IS 3,385 KM’S THATS ONLY 2,116 MILES,CONSIDERING THIS BIKE IS 25 YEARS OLD THE MILEAGE IS INCREDIBLY LOW.THE QUESTION IS DO THEY COME ANY BETTER THAN THIS,ONLY IF YOU COULD EVER FIND A BRAND NEW OLD STOCK ONE.A TRUE CLASSIC FOR THE SERIOUS INVESTER.IN EXCELLENT CONDITION FOR YEAR,HARDLEY USED.HAS NEW FRONT TYRE AS IT WAS LIGHTLY PERISHED.THE REAR TYRE IS ORIGONAL & STILL GOOD.EVEN THE SEAT IS STILL SUPPLE.HAS THE ORIGONAL FROM NEW TWO WALTER WOLF IGNITION KEY’S.ORIGONAL TOOL KIT UNDER THE SEAT & ORIGONAL SELLING LABEL WITH MODEL & CHASSIS NUMBER ON IT ON REAR NUMBER PLATE BOARD.

 

 

“Hey Nigel, can you hand me my keys?  Yeah they are the ones with the red “W” on them.”  I know someone who would love a set of those keys!

Just a darn pretty piece of Suzuki history.  Maybe they will cut you a deal if you want both!   .

Enjoy the rest of the WW porn.

Ian

Sport Bikes For Sale April 17, 2011 posted by

Nicely Modified And Titled 1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma

Nicely Modified And Titled 1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma

Well, all of a sudden we have a nice little spring flood of RG500’s coming onto the market.  I like what I see with this one.  This isn’t a museum piece, it is an RG that has had a series of nice upgrades to modernize it a bit.  What I like is that none of the mods are over the top and some well known RG weak points have been addressed.

While it has been modded the current owner hasn’t forgotten some of you like it stock:

I have ALLthe original parts stored in bubble wrap and boxed in nice condition, including the complete original fairing, tranny, pipes, brakes, wheels, shock, mirrors, etc.

 

1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma, very nice condition with many extras, NOS parts, and upgrades.  Starts and rides well.  Never abused.  Currently licensed and titled in Oregon.

Recently installed NOVA tranny and straight cut primary gears on NOS clutch hub with new bushings, Airtech fairing painted to match original, new Metzlers, GSX wheels freshly powder coated, new EBC front rotors, GSXR front calipers, Galfer brake lines, fork brace, ride height adjuster, Ohlins RG500 spec rear shock, air filter pods, TC chambers, battery relocation kit, Drysdale shift shaft support, NOS mirrors, oversized aluminum radiator, Suzuki parts fiche, service manual, original owners manual, and more.

I also have NOS parts, including fuel tap, rear fender, Japanese spec front turn signals, fairing brackets, and more.

Additionally, I have many extra parts including wheels, carbs, filters, new Drysdale billet RV covers, sticker kits, gaskets, windshields, etc as well as 2 sets of Miline Lucky Strike racing leathers, and more.

All modifications made to this bike can easily be returned to stock.  Nothing was cut off, welded, bent, or broken to make it fit.  The fender currently on the bike was cut off by the previous owner – as noted, I have a NOS rear fender ready to install if needed.  The Airtech fairing, although very nice, is not perfect, as it has some small cracks and nicks.

 

I’ve seen them bone stock and I’ve seen them modded so much you can’t even tell it is an RG.  This one hits the sweet spot in my book.  This is the sort of RG you wait for to pull the trigger on.  It’s titled, it has relatively low miles, it is clean, it has been lightly modified and the owner has the original parts.  Where will that reserve be though?  My initial guess would be around $12,000 for this type of RG.

25 years old and they still look good.  Too bad the top brass at Suzuki can’t be convinced to throw a fuel injected, 500cc two stroke into a modern chassis.  Think they might sell a few?  Hell might freeze over first so if you want a 500cc stroker

Ian

Sport Bikes For Sale January 11, 2011 posted by

Lone Wolf: Suzuki RG 250 Gamma Walter Wolf Edition

For Sale: Suzuki RG 250 Gamma, low mileage Walter Wolf Edition

Back in November, RSBFS contributor (and resident 2-stroke encyclopedia) Ian brought us this auction of a Walter Wolf Edition RG250 Gamma. His assessment at the time was that the bike was priced way too high for the current market, and he was right. That bike is now back on eBay with reduced pricing.

From Ian’s original post:
I’m split on the price. The auction has a buy it now price of $7,900 and an acution starting price of almost $5,000. I’ve honestly never seen an RG250 close to either one of those prices.

From the seller:
Up for auction is a very rare super clean very low mileage Suzuki RG250 Walter Wolf Edition. *MY DESCRIPTION DIDN’T APPEAR ON THE LISTING WHEN I FIRST PUT IT UP. VERY SORRY. HERE IT IS.* This is the pride of my collection. This bike is in great condition both mechanically and cosmetically as you can tell from the pictures. The pictures look good, but they pale in comparison when you see the bike in person. It has just had a fresh complete tune-up at the dealership, including carburator dissasembly, cleaning and adjusting, new fork seals and fork oil etc. It starts on the first kick or two and rides as it should with no funny sounds or wobbles. It brakes well and accelerates hard and corners like it is part of you. I have owned many rare 2 strokes and this is by far the lightest and most agile. It makes my NS400R look heavy, and my 1986 GSXR1100 feel like a TANK! This is a Japanese home market motorcycle as they didn’t import WW RG250s to Canada. It is licenced here in Quebec and has been in Canada for the past few years. The bike is entirely original and unmodified, and everything that wears out on a motorcycle is in good condition. The chain, sprokets (original as far as I can tell) are like new -And clean too! The engine has good compression. The paint is still shiny. The bike is a SOLIDE 9 out of 10, mostly because of a crack in the upper fairing. The crack can be seen when your up close but is practically invisible when next to the bike. If I hadn’t taken a close up in the right light, you could’t tell from the high res pictures I took. Incredible for a 24 year old bike that’s been ridden. I can ship anywhere to Canada or the US for very reasonnable shipping charges. See below for more information. *I also have a very clean ’86 Honda NS400R that I could sell also. I’ve incuded a picture. Let me know if you need additional information on anything. kevin@rpmtransit.com Here are some specs: RG 250 Gamma Walter Wolf 1987 Overall Length: 2 010 mm (79.1 in) Overall Width: 675 mm (26.6 in) Overall Height: 1 170 mm (46.1 in) Wheelbase: 1 355 mm (53.3 in) Dry Weight: 130 kg (286 lbs) Engine type: 247 cc water-cooled 2-stroke parallel twin. 45 hp / 8.500 rpm, 3,8 kg-m/ 8.000 rpm. *I can ship anywhere in Canada or the US lower 50 states for $350-650 depending on where you live. I am in the trucking business so I have very competitive rates and a reliable service to offer. Email me for a freight quote with your zip code. For the customs paperwork and preparation I use Norman G Jensen for $355, but you are free to use another freight broker at your convenience or pick up the bike in person. I can crate the bike for $150. Feel free to contact me for any questions.* kevin@rpmtransit.com Thank You and Happy Bidding!

This time around, the bidding has started at a much more sane level, and is currently sitting at $2K with the reserve not yet met. The BIN has been lowered as well, and is set at $5,750. Kudos to the seller for bringing them closer in line with reality.

The 250 version is the most rare of the Walter Wolf Edition Suzukis – and as a whole the WW models are sparse. Their true collectibility has yet to be realized, although we tend seen a slight premium in the current marketplace. For more details and info check out Ian’s earlier post above, and then get in on the after Christmas sale by

MI

Sport Bikes For Sale November 16, 2010 posted by

Time To Melt A Gold Bar: 0 Mile 1985 RG500 !!!!!!!

0 Mile 1985 RG500 !!!!!!!

My days at RSBFS may be numbered,  this is another stunning find from RSBFS reader Chris in Australia.  If he keeps up with finds like this I might lose my corner office and prime parking spot here at RSBFS HQ.  On to the bike.  What can you really say except “wow”?  Some Aussie has had this baby sitting in his house for close to 25 years.

Let’s cut to the chase.  The bidding is active, the price is high and reserve has not been met.  As of this writing the auction had been bid up to $29,700.  I am going to watch this auction in aw and with a gin and tonic in hand to calm the nerves.  For your reference, ultra clean, low mile, titled RG’s  have sold in the $15,000 range here in the United States.

A bike like this isn’t about price or deals, is it though?  This is the rare chance to complete a collection and tell all your friends you have a 0 mile RG500.  Could anyone possibly buy this bike and ride it?  How about slapping some updated wheels and suspension on it?  No?  How about stuffing the engine into an RGV250 chassis?  I didn’t think so either.  This thing will never see pavement.  I wouldn’t be surprised if you were bidding against a museum or two.  25 year old, iconic bikes with 0 miles look good anywhere.

Auction details:

Suzuki

RG 500,

1985 Model,

Brand New…

Never Started…

Taken Straight From Crate To Lounge Room By Me..

Pre Delivery Never Done,

(not much more to say really)

(It Is What It Is)

All Genuine Interest Can Contact Me Through E-Bay,

  

Shipping World Wide Could Be Arranged

What have I learned today?  A couple of things:  I need a higher paying  job and those Aussies are hiding some real gems. 


IK

Sport Bikes For Sale October 5, 2010 posted by

Just In Time For the Gamma Gathering: Walter Wolf RG500 & 1986 RG500

Just In Time For the Gamma Gathering: Walter Wolf RG500 and 1986 RG500

They say timing is everything (or is that location?).  Well, here is your chance to snap up a Gamma and then head right out to Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama and join us at the Gamma and RZ Gathering, Oct 8th-10th.  If you can’t make it, I will be posting live updates throughout the event to the RSBFS Facebook page.  After the event we should have a nice write up here on RSBFS.com.  If you are attending be sure to come say hello, I’ll be the guy with the bright orange VJ23 wondering why I can’t get the jetting correct.

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First up is this rare Walter Wolf RG500.  This particular bike has been posted here before at the beginning of the year but is now listed on Ebay.  It is a well used example but on the plus side it has been kept stock.  Unfortunately the reason that it may still be for sale is the asking price.  The seller states in the Ebay text  that the bike  had been appraised at $15,000 Canadian.  I suspect the reserve will very close to that price.  There is no doubt that Walter Wolf version Gamma’s are rare but I’ve never really got the sense they were that sought after.  Other than paint, they are the same as a standard RG500.  If you think about it, it is an unusual replica in that Walter Wolf didn’t have much, if any involvement in motorcycle racing.  If memory serves me correctly there is also a cream colored version of this bike.  I think it was the Japanese home market 400cc version of the  bike.  There was also a Walter Wolf RG250 .

From the auction:

Walter Wolf Edition RG500 Gamma. 38,700 Kms on it. Completely stock, absolutely no mods. Bike runs fantastic. Starts on first kick and pulls through every gear. Still a real joy to ride.

The bike has the usual spider cracks in various fairing locations, hopefully the pictures show them. If you want additional pictures just let me know by email. The belly pan fairing is in rough shape. There was a gas leak in one of the carbs (all repaired properly) and I did not catch it in time over the summer and the nearly 25 year old plastic was just not up to the task. Noticeable when you get down low to observe. If you plan on restoring to near perfect condition, it should be replaced. I cracked it when taking the bike off the trailer, and it was just too brittle to survive. Very disappointing, but not the end of the world. If you plan to enjoy the bike as it is meant to be enjoyed, it doesn’t detract from the beauty of this bike, or its incredible handling.

These are extremely rare bikes. They were rare to begin with, and have only become more rare in the last few years. There is no doubt the WW version is a hard to find gem. They are almost one of a kind, and here is the beauty of this bike… it was signed in June 07 by Mr. Wolf himself. I was fortunate enough to meet him at the VARAC 40th anniversary F1 races at the Mosport Race Track just outside of Toronto. See the pictures, that’s really the recluse himself posing with me. He loved the bike and commented he had never seen one before. He knew of the 400 that were commissioned, but had never actually seen a manufactured one. Needless to say, that makes this one the only one in existance signed by Walter Wolf himself, as he noted to me. We have now taken rare to a whole new meaning.

I had the bike appraised before it was signed by WW, and that appraisal will go with the bike. The helmet in the photos is not included in this auction. It is a replica of the Bobby Rahal lid that he wore when he raced the WW F1 car in the background of one of the photos. It too was signed by Mr.Wolf. The appraisal value prior to signing was $15,000 Canadian.

I’m torn between selling and not selling, and have fought this internal struggle before. I realize I will never own another bike this rare. For that reason, there is a reserve on this auction, but I think it is set very reasonably, compared to some of the non WW gamma’s I have seen sold recently.

This can be an everyday ride if you want it to be, but for me it is a sunny Sunday afternoon reflection in time. I hope it goes somewhere that it will be appreciated for what it is.

The bike is located near Toronto, Ontario Canada. I have the original service manual, and the under seat tool kit. The bike is licensed and I have a clean Ontario ownership. There are no loans or leins on this bike.

I’m not interested in test pilots. The bike can be seen locally, and I will gladly start it and run it through a few gears up and down my street for any interested buyer. It is also for sale locally, so I reserve the right to end this auction early.

Buyer is responsible for all shipping arrangements and costs. I will do what ever I can on my end to help facilitate. I can also help deliver in person for a negotiated fee before hand.

Please email with any questions. I will do my best to respond quickly.

If you’ve always wanted an orginal Walter Wolf what do you do?  That is a tough one.  In my opinion this bike is over priced IF the seller is expecting close to $15,000.  The miles are just too high to expect that kind of price.  I’ve seen some extremely clean/low mile RG500’s advertised around $12,000 and they sat for a long time.  I know this is a special version but I don’t think it deserves that much of a higher price say compared to a standard RGV250 versus a RGV250SP.  Be sure to  as there are a lot more pictures of the bike there and the bidding is ongoing.

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The seller is killing me with a lack of good pictures on this Gamma.  This RG is located in Oregon and quite honestly I don’t know a whole lot more.  Read on below to see what the seller has to say about the bike.

From the ad:

Grey market special – this is an extremely rare sport bike for sale. 500cc four cylinder two stroke – it really goes and sounds great too. Never imported directly into this country, this one came from Canada. I’ve owned it for more than 10 years. It was the former owner’s shop display bike – he rebuilt the entire bike and had it on display above the cash register. Beautiful Cobalt Blue and White paint with original Gamma decals. I’ve had the CDI box replaced and the carbs rebuilt so they do not leak. I also installed the shift shaft support plate and clutch spacer washer that prevents neutral drag and hard shifting. Needs a battery, otherwise runs great. May be getting ready for a top-end rebuild. No test rides without full CASH price in hand. No trades.

The seller is asking $12,500 and that seems to be the average price I’ve been seeing for RG’s in good shape and with relatively low miles.  I can’t tell much of anything from the pictures on this one.  You will definitely have to give the seller a call if you are interested.  This bike can be found on Eugene Craigslist

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If you ever wondered what happened to old Mr. Wolf check out the last paragraph on his Wikipedia page.  I know Wikipedia has to be taken with a grain of salt but I do remember reading that arrest warrants had been issued for him on a motorcycle website.

IK

Quick Spot September 1, 2010 posted by

Modified And Titled RG500 In CA

Modified And Titled RG500 In CA

It may not be the unmolested beauty queen you have been dreaming of but it sounds like it has some nice mods made to it.  I think a proper paint job would probably do wonders. 

Read on for details from the ad:

1986 RG500 with big bore kit by Rick Lance (http://www.lancegamma.com/) kit so approximately 570 cc. Chassis aligned by GMD Computrak. See link: http://www.gmd-computrack.com/This is an extremely strong running RG. I have owned three of these bikes and this is by far the strongest probably due to the big bore kit although my other ones were modified as well. This bike has Suzuki Katana wheels to accommodate larger rubber, a very common modification, as well as expansion chambers, air filter lit, EBC rotors and pads, steel braided brake lines, Fox rear clicker shock, GSXR upside down forks and a couple of other modifications that I cannot think of at the moment. The bike currently has a vintage GSXR front fairing with the dual headlights. I took these pictures prior to the installation of the side fairing pieces which will be installed prior to the sale of the bike. All this bike really needs is cosmetics to make it a show stopper besides probably adding close to $3000 in value to the bike which will only appreciate over time. I had planned on putting on all new bodywork from http://www.lancegamma.com/and having it painted in the livery of the racing RG500’s or RGV500’s of the day. In fact, I still have new in the box the full Lucky Strike decal set that was used on the Kevin Schwantz RGV500 when he raced that particular bike. If you want to get an idea of what it would look like just Google Kevin Schwantz RGV500 Lucky Strike. I also have some additional parts that come with the bike as well; some rough bodywork, gas tank, as well as a trick banana style swingarm from an RGV250. The bike is legally registered in California and it is currently in non operational status so there are no penalties for back registration. Needless to say, I also have the clear and cloud free title to the bike. I cannot describe in words what it is like to ride one of these bikes when it comes on the pipe other than to say it is a rush like no other. You really have to experience it yourself.

 The seller is asking $8750 for the old square four and the bike can be found here on Craigslist.

IK