2000 Suzuki GS 500E Consumer Reviews New and Improved 2001 GS500 Epinio…

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Suzuki GS

New and Improved 2001 GS500

Rating: Excellent


Handling And Control:

Quality and

Pros: bulletproof engine, reliable, large gas tank, handling, performance,center stand

Cons: lengthy warm up almost too quiet, soft suspension.

The Bottom Line: If a beginner who’s not … set on a you should look no further the GS500. I researched before there is no better deal out

Suzuki has been making the since 1989. Since little has changed. That is 2001 rolled along. the 2001 changed a little just a bit. Check the suzukicycles.com site and see for yourself the cosmetic changes.

They archived previous showrooms you can view pre 2001 models. The changes are subtle so its a bit tough and not the effort to get into them, but I say however that it took a for the better.

Where the 2001 has really improved is in its fuel Its got a few more horsepower due to the larger than the previous. It used to a too lean reputation in the carb and this resulted in a lot of owners to modify their carbs to get the running better. Now, has finally seen the error of ways and actually made the the way people were trying to them.

I mention all of this people reading these are basically, well. perhaps buying. And if you’re going to buy new you need to know about the and newer models as many of the previous models no longer As far as I know, this is the only in Epinions on the 2001 model

Alrighty then. enough of

The 487cc engine is indestructible. simple compared to todays 4 per cylinder, multi cam. techno-rockets, it has a tried and true 2 per cylinder, parallel twin thats been around for 13+ No liquid cooling here, but again: no mechanical failures with liquid cooling

Don’t imagine that jump on THIS motorcycle on a day and zip off the line to wherever you’re in a to go. It WILL stall. Its a cold beast and needs time to up for a few minutes, then turn off the go easy under 6000rpm for the 2 miles and then RIP to an astonishing rpm red-line. If you’ve got the patience to a few minutes for this bike to up, this bike will you with a lot a exhilarating moments.

I be happier. I should mention that with all new bikes is a break in period for the first 600 Don’t exceed 5000 rpm done with the break-in.

no street racer but I can tell you bigger more sophisticated (as I call them) will be in your dust if the road is enough. It will out handle every other sport out there including its main the Ninja 500. And it’ll do it for a less. For new riders, even ones: consider the cost if you drop the bike. All that plastic will have to be for big money.

The GS will suffer minimal and need minimal repair.

Its weight of 381 lbs dry and its powerful front and disk will also out the Ninja as well. Where the will fall behind is in and top speed. Just by a little Don’t be discouraged by this as it still out accelerate anything out of on 4 wheels off the line and be able to you to speeds considered felonies in states. It tops out at 118 mph but getting up will find you thoroughly by hurricane type winds.

The wind protection this has is YOU protecting the passenger seat wind gusts. Going fast on 2 wheels is a … anyway so consider its zero protection a feature that protect you from. yourself.

The suspension is really soft and out easily. This can be corrected by stiffer springs in the fork if you choose to be a fuss-pot about it. The single shock suspension is It comes from the factory set at #4 but you can it up to #7 by turning an adjuster at the bottom of the

I have it at #6 and at 205 lbs 6’1 it feels

Like I said before, it extremely well. I was impressed the time I had it out. After up the tires after a few miles, into the turns got faster and Leaning lower and lower. The likes to do this.

It wants to do this. I rode a barren road in the middle of the Zero traffic and you could the crickets chirping. I saw that line in the road and started ski-like slaloms.

Slow at then faster and faster. I started laughing under my This was too much fun. you, I’m not a reckless in any way, but doing this on the GS felt right. Like the were glued to the road and was no limit to how much you can lean these turns. As if you are really to be riding this way!

a memory so fun its right up there riding a bicycle for the first I’m 33 and it was nice to actually be to childlike giddi-ness again. Buy Bike!

Talk about fuel tanks, this one 5.3 gallons. Fill it. and forget it. for a long time if you’re a rider. Just remember to add to the tank if its going to sit for over a or two.

It preserves the gas and keeps the system fresh for things winter storage, etc.

Its a With its simple and reliable and the ability to haul 420 lbs of cargo/passengers it can be as nothing but a workhorse.

Its got a sporty posture, yet the riders is rather standard and comfortable. No way back like a cruiser(discomfort and or leaning bent forward the gas tank like your into something as in the crotch-rockets(also and uncomfortable). Nor is it wrapped in a plastic as are most sport bikes.

Its minimal on the plastic and looks a proper motorcycle. My concept of a is that you can SEE the engine. Always that was a cool point motorcycles and with the GS500 its there for the world to see. Its got … street bike nice and raw.

A definite factor. From the front it has a bit of a classic/retro look to it. Its got an EXTREMELY quartz halogen no-nonsense headlight, some ordinary blinkers to the left and right and 2 guages: a tachometer that at 11,000 rpm and a speedometer that up to 130 mph. Nice and ordinary. by side.

Just the way God would made them 😉 Below is a horizontal, easily viewed row of lights: oil pressure, neutral,turn and high beam. Nothing as they say in Dragnet: juz da fax.

Its is roomy, so if you’re big, to carry a passenger, or wanna on cargo (remember it will 420 lbs), it gives you a great of versatility.

I would describe the as very utilitarian in that it its purpose well. Its also ergonomic in placement of controls and of operation. But unlike most that can be described this it maintains a sporty look, and ability.

Suzuki’s designers deserve a big pat on the for this one as they seem to put together a bike that most things exceptionally and all adequately. Few bikes can claim and NO BIKE can do this for an MSRP of I got mine brand new as a 2001′ for $3750.

The bike sounds, not as beefy as I’d like. I wanted something that set off car alarms but this bike like a cross between a machine and mom’s vacuum. riders like a quiet while others love loud look at me.

I’m I have a small peni$ bikes that set off car alarm’s Most are in between.

Quiet lovers should consider the factor in that a slightly bike can save your You’re already much visible to cars and trucks on the Them being able to you, especially truck sitting up high who make turns in front of you after at a light, can save your

This was a minor problem. I a Cobra F1S slip-on muffler and now I can be heard and its not obnoxious either. pretty cool now actually.

Its 6 transmission is pretty crisp and a gear for every occasion. off is very forgiving. In fact, off in 1st gear is so easy on this an absolute virgin rider can manage taking off without on the first try provided they the theory of what they to do.

This, among numerous things like price, of maintainance and operation, low 31.1 height, etc, make THE IDEAL starter bike.

from the fact that the has a low sticker price to begin a beginner can save money in the by buying this bike for the fact that they may out grow it. Its performance abilities may exceed the owners desires to do Buy something like the Nighthawk Rebel 250, Virago 250 or 250 and I can almost guarantee you’ll regret you didn’t go with the in the first place.

They’re all bikes but their limitations apparent very quickly. that, and the fact that the price differentials between the and the bikes I just listed is $1000-$1500. Money tight? in your pants? Patience save a wee bit longer and get the GS.

You’ll me!

Recommend this product? Yes

Paid (US$): 3750


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