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2011 Suzuki RM85 Preview – Ultimate MotorCycling

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Suzuki RM 85 L

2011 Suzuki RM85 | Preview

Suzuki RM85 Preview

Faithful to their “race-breed performance” moto, Suzuki relies on their data from weekends at the racetrack to improve on their existing models. This is especially true in the motorcross / off-road world of motorcycles, where Suzuki’s RM-Z 450 and 250 models are dominating across all expert classes.

But Suzuki never leaves the youth behind, and continues the youth-inspired line of RM85 dirt bikes for 2011. From motor to suspension to looks, the 2011 is designed as the stepping stone for future MX / SX stars.

Engine Features:

The RM85′s high-revving 84.7cc, 2-stroke, liquid-cooled, reed-valve engine has a bore and stroke of 48.0mm x 46.8mm. The cylinder features Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) for durability, weight reduction and effective heat transfer for superior class performance.

A Keihin PE28 carburetor provides smooth throttle response and is designed for simplified maintenance.

The exhaust valves are made of aluminum to best match the expansion rate of the cylinder itself, improve sealing.

The RM85′s exhaust valve governor and actuator helps provide good throttle response and overall tractability.

A digital CDI map helps provide strong engine performance at higher rpms.

The RM85 comes with a large-capacity radiator for efficient engine cooling.

Showa rear shock absorber with large diameter shock body and valving designed to produce a plush feel and increase bottoming resistance

Aluminum swingarm with chain adjustment system similar to RM250

Brake and shift pedals designed with thick cross-section for durability

Chrome-moly footpegs for increased durability and improved rider feel

Frame designed for increased rigidity, durability and straight line performance; features large diameter tubing in key areas and large front reinforcement plate

Fuel tank, radiator shroud, seat and number plates with design and graphics similar to RM250

Lightweight rear brake system with large 200mm diameter rear brake rotor for positive brake feel

Showa 37mm inverted fork featuring cartridge damping system with fully-adjustable rebound damping and 20-way adjustable compression damping – Includes fork guards to protect inner fork tubes

Twin piston front brake caliper and large 220mm diameter front brake rotor, plus large capacity front master cylinder

Wheel sizes to meet AMA 85cc class regulations F: 70/100-17, R: 90/100-14

High-revving 84.7cc, liquid-cooled, case-reed engine produces strong peak power and torque – includes aluminum exhaust valves for more stable exhaust flow and RM125-style exhaust valve governor and linkage for precise valve movement and strong throttle response

Keihin PE28 carburetor provides smooth throttle response and is designed for simplified maintenance

Knurl-finished gear shift lever tip for improved appearance and feel

Large-capacity radiator for efficient engine cooling

Magneto cover with styling similar to RM250

SCEM-plated cylinder – lighter than a steel-sleeved cylinder with superior heat transfer capability

Easy to use clutch lever with long lever stroke for precise clutch operation and feel

Smooth shifting 6-speed transmission – shift drum detent plate and detent spring designed for positive shift feel, plus needle bearing mounted on the left side of the shift drum to reduce friction.

Chassis Features:

A tubular steel frame and thick wall aluminum swingarm provides class-leading performance on the track, especially in the corners. The frame was designed for increased rigidity, durability and straight-line performance; it features large diameter tubing in key areas and a large front reinforcement plate.

Showa 37mm inverted front forks are completely adjustable for rider weight, style and ability. The forks feature a cartridge damping system with fully-adjustable rebound damping and 20-way adjustable compression damping (also included are fork guards to protect the inner fork tubes). The front forks offer 275mm (10.8-inches) of travel.

A Showa rear shock absorber, with large diameter shock body, is designed and properly valved to produce a plush feel and increase bottoming resistance. The Showa rear shock provides 277mm (10.9-inches) of wheel travel.

The RM85 comes with a twin-piston caliper front brake with 220mm (8.7-inches) large-diameter disc and a rear brake with 200mm (7.9-inches) disc to provide excellent braking performance.

The RM85 also comes with a light, narrow-diameter front and rear brake hose. The font brake hose is routed behind the fork leg, eliminating the need for a brake hose cover, which helps reduce weight.

A rigid rear brake caliper provides reliable braking performance, long pad life and is easy to maintain.

A plastic rear brake caliper guard reduces the possibility of deformation and saves weight as well.

The RM85′s forged aluminum-alloy rear brake pedal gives the rider accurate braking feel.

The RM85′s footpegs are made of cast chrome-molybdenum steel, instead of stamped steel, which makes them more durable with better grip.

A long clutch lever makes it easy to accurately locate and work the engagement point during starts and when clutching off at corners.

Each side of the RM85′s seat has textured surface for better knee gripping.

The RM85′s wheel sizes meet AMA 85cc class regulations (Front: 70/100-17; Rear: 90/100-14)

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Transmission Features:

The RM85 is equipped with a smooth shifting six-speed transmission. The transmission features a fully worked-out shift mechanism including a strong shift-drum detent spring and needle bearing on the left side of the shift drum. A knurled shift-pedal tip delivers excellent grip and shift feel.

2011 RM85 Motorcycle Specifications:

Overall Length 1805 mm (71.1 in)

Overall Width 735 mm (28.9 in)

Wheelbase 1240 mm (48.8 in)

Ground Clearance 325 mm (12.8 in)


Seat Height 850 mm (33.5 in)

Curb Weight 73 kg (161 lbs)

Transmission 6-speed constant mesh

Final Drive Chain, DID428DS, 118 links

Suspension Front Telescopic, pneumatic/coil spring, oil damped

Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped

Brakes Front Disc brake

Brakes Rear Disc brake

Tires Front 70/100-17 40M, tube type

Tires Rear 90/100-14 49M, tube type

Fuel Tank Capacity 5.0 L (1.3 US gallons)

Displacement 84.7cc, 2-stroke, liquid-cooled, single cylinder

Fuel System KEIHIN PE28, single

Starter Primary kick

Ignition Electronic ignition (CDI)

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