2001 Suzuki RM Motocrossers: Completely New 125 and 250 …

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2001 Suzuki RM Motocrossers: New 125 and 250

Lately, it seems that Suzuki redesigns a competition its attention to detail is phenomenal. was certainly true with the of the 2000 GSX-R750 superbike our articles dated September 23, and September 24, 1999 ).

Well, the attention to detail has gone Suzuki’s redesign of its 2001 RM 125 and 250

With all the buzz about motocrossers (and, yes, we Suzuki is on the way with its own), the motocross bikes — the backbone of and international motocross for many — are getting pushed to the back of publications. For this reason, it is surprising that Suzuki has redesigned (literally from the up) its 2001 RM 125 and 250 two-… motocross

Currently leading the FIM World 250 Championship (with Mickael in the saddle), Suzuki is … about its motocross bikes, and two new models evidence that.

New new motors, new suspension, redesigned — just about everything you think of is brand new on both the 125 and

Let’s talk about the 250 With a claimed overall loss of roughly nine (if I added up all the grams correctly), the RM250 should challenge CR250 for the title of lightest 250. The 250 also has an entirely new Over two pounds lighter last year’s motor, the new is more compact and powerful.

Displacing 249cc (with a of 66.4mm and a … of 72mm), the features a completely new exhaust system (with the main valve replaced by a two-stage, valve), as well as redesigned new head design, new exhaust and, on the intake side, 38mm Keihin carburetor throttle position sensor.

The entirely new frame and subframe new geometry and new wall thickness according to Suzuki, combine to lighter weight and a better motorcycle. To adjust the riding the footpeg mounds have relocated 9mm higher and 9mm further to the These changes work in with all of the other ergonomic resulting from the new frame.

Suzuki RM 125
Suzuki RM 125

The 250 receives Kayaba forks and this year (using components last year). The new are nearly two pounds lighter, and the air bladder system first by Kawasaki last year. The refinements are so numerous I can only hit the

The brake rotors have redesigned, both front and and the rear brake master is redesigned. The fenders and front plate are new (saving several of weight, believe it or not), the wheel hub is new (again, contributing 50 grams in weight loss), the rear brake pedal, and other details have redesigned for either better or lighter weight (or both).

The 125 also has an entirely new frame and suspension (although the 125 features suspension components). The 125′s is also completely new. 124.8cc (with a bore of and a … of 54.5mm), the engine is 1.7 pounds lighter and 21mm than last year’s

Featuring a new 38mm Mikuni revised intake tract, port timing and exhaust the new RM125 is claimed by Suzuki to be more powerful than year’s model. Most of the changes described for the 250 also to the 125. We did not calculate the overall loss for the 125, but it should be dramatic.

All in all, Suzuki’s new RM125 and appear to be “state of the art”, and looking forward to riding new models (we may receive a 250 test as early as next month). The new 250 be available at your dealer in August, and the 125 in mid-September (at least, shipments) at an MSRP of $5,899.00 for the 250 and $4,999.00 (U.S.) for the 125.

Suzuki RM 125
Suzuki RM 125
Suzuki RM 125
Suzuki RM 125
Suzuki RM 125
Suzuki RM 125
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