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Suzuki DR 250 S

Suzuki Introduces the U.S. to a Favorite

Torrance, California, 17, 2001 — We were a bit when we found out about the new a few months ago. You see, media attention trained on like Yamaha’s YZ250F and the new thumper that Honda is set to at the Glen Helen Nationals soon, we couldn’t help but Suzuki’s motives in bringing out a 250 bike.

The DR-Z seems to go up against the likes of Honda’s and maybe even Yamaha’s It has been selling well in since 1996, but does the US really need another bike?

Suzuki thinks it And to that end, their new 250 in as an entry-level off-road bike has a few nice bits on it, though truly innovative. Then as a beginning off-road rider, more concerned with of use and reliability for years to come.

To that end the Suzuki has a few nice such as electric start, a low height and adjustable suspension, but that be enough to make want the bike?

Tech At the heart of this new Suzuki is a DOHC 4-valve, air/oil-cooled It features Suzuki’s TSCC Swirl Combustion Chamber) head and even a balancer for smooth running, just its big brother DR-Z400. The motor’s comes courtesy of its 249 cc displacement via x 62.6 mm bore and …

The mid-sized motor also a 10.4:1 compression ratio and a gearbox.

The motors in 49-state get their fuel/air mixture a 28 mm Mikuni carb while versions get a special 32 mm Mikuni meets California’s green requirements. Oil temperature is kept in thanks to an air-cooled oil cooler directs its contents to a cooling in the cylinder.

The cylinder itself is made of and features Suzuki’s SCEM Composite Electro-chemical Material) This nickel-phosphorus-silicone-carbide finish is to be very light and durable, long life and cool temperatures even under loads.

Power makes its way to the wheel thanks to a 13-plate that uses five springs. The number-two driven features a larger inner to accept anti-vibration spring and the pressure plate gets a off of the clutch plates from a and pinion release mechanism like the system on the old DR350.

similar to the old DR350 is the way the DR-Z250’s starting system works: The clutch is mounted to the generator and is driven by the starter motor, a pair of reduction gears behind the cylinder. The motor features an automatic decompression for easy starting should you to go with the old-world approach. the safety people require you pull in the clutch in before you hit the button to get the motor spinning.

Suzuki DR 250 S

Not surprisingly, Suzuki claims the for this trail bike was by their RM line of motocross The geometry is similar, designed to good turning as well as the stability afforded by the 1455 mm inches) wheelbase. The 26.5 of rake and 108 mm of trail no doubt in this area.

The front forks are conventional 43 mm that feature externally compression and rebound damping. No are made for pre-load tweaking, for most riders, the stock should be in the ballpark. After this is a trail bike and not a bike that needs to be to the n th degree.

The forks feature 280 mm (11 of travel and combine with the Showa shock’s 280 mm of travel to up a nice, balanced ride.

The shock works through an linkage, and features a remote reservoir, just like on the RM and the DR-Z250’s larger brother, the Thankfully there are provisions for adjustment on the rear shock.

to each wheel are disc specially designed for use on the DR-Z of bikes. The front wheel a 250 mm front rotor while a 220 mm resides out back. Tire are an 80/100-21 up front and a 100/100-18 in the

Other notable features are a low 900 mm inches) seat height and claimed dry weight which is decent for a bike of this that features electric The bike even comes with a resettable odometer as as a head lamp, tail and hand-guards.Right after picking up our we headed out to Rhower Flats Vehicle Park in Southern Our main test dummy was newbie Calvin Kim who has very time on dirt bikes.

his experience amounts to little than a few leisurely laps at the Elsinore vet moto track on a moto bike and one illness-shortened in the high desert on a DR-Z400, he was the one . Long-time dirt rider joined along on a Yamaha to shoot photos and make fun of at inopportune times throughout the

Suzuki DR 250 S
Suzuki DR 250 S
Suzuki DR 250 S
Suzuki DR 250 S

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