Motorcycle Buyers Guide — Suzuki GS500E, GS550F

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Suzuki GS

Description: Suzuki introduced the mostly as a budget, entry motorcycle. The way it was received was better Suzuki could have Not only was it a good entry machine, but it could keep the entertained well after the skills were mastered.

GS500’s found their way the hands of the budget conscious, and even made it as far as the race The vertical twin cylinder proved a willing performer. It was a running unit, derived the GS450 motor, complete a counterbalancer.

A twin spar made of steel was hooked up to suspension components. Much of the gear was sourced from Suzuki models. The suspension well, despite being and the brakes were excellent.

the GS500E was a fantastic budget capable of keeping novices, or riders happy.

The Suzuki is the same as the GS500E except a full fairing and lower

Power in 1989 was 39.39@9500rpm, torque of 24.59ft/lb’s@7500rpm. Wet weight was

Notes: Perfect advanced bike. Wonderful A+ blend of performance, weight and balance. recommended.

MBG Says: (Rating The GS500E is an excellent way to gain for a minimal amount of money. The is practically indestructible; the bike is enough to take minor without mach damage; the level is ideal, since it never surprise the rider, nor it become boring as soon as the period is over; its handling is an preview of serious sportbikes and its level is more than

UMG Says: Reasonable blend of performance and frugality. Power and light front end not to some Hard ridden DR bikes the mill out in 30k, but milder use that.

Chassis rot more of a problem engine reliability, not helped by rear disc and monoshock. Jap 40hp, 400cc version on circuit.

IGM Says: Everything I about this bike for the used version, except the These bikes have popular ultra-light racers, so if you buy a GS500E, make certain it hasn’t been raced.

IGM (Best buy, Best bike): This bike its roots back to the mid-1970’s and first four-… motorcycle. a fun, inexpensive bike, to Kawasaki’s 500 Ninja, but it’s a bid compared to the Ninja. I believe riders will outgrow the before they tire of the

E xtract from the Haynes and repair manual Suzuki Twin ’89 to ’97:

If there was a bike bred to be a it’s the GS500E. Its ancestry can be right back to the first of air-cooled GS motors, Suzuki’s four strokes incidentally. 550, 750 and 1000 cc fours rise to a 400 cc twin which over the years to 425 cc. Just the fours, this twin a roller-bearing bottom end and was considered

Suzuki GS

In 1985 the motor was bored out this time to 450 cc, but more it got a plain bearing bottom bringing it into line industry practice. This is the that in 1989 was bored out by 3 mm to 74 mm and used to power the first

The motor may have been for a good while in one form or but Suzuki did an excellent job with the new chassis and running gear to a motorcycle with looks enough to belie its utilitarian Here was a bike that was at the rider on a budget, the rider who had passed his or her test, and the big-city riding market, yet it didn’t like like a workhorse. had got their planning right, the sold well and was well on both sides of the Atlantic.

There were very few of the GS500E being built to a price, with the possible of the front fork. The front was very soft and did a good of a high-speed lift under gentle braking. This was addressed on the UK 1992 model, the by fitting higher-rate fork and the incorporation of preload adjusters in the top bolts.

The only mechanical to the GS related to the cylinder head. all air-cooled motors, the GS produced a deal of noise when and alot of it came from endfloat. From engine 114497 onwards the clearance was up to a theoretical 1 mm by taking 0.5 mm off the head and the same amount off the end of the camshaft.

This clearance was shimmed up a 1 mm shim to give almost no when cold-the theory that differential rates of between the cylinder head and the would produce working once the motor was warm. the fork modification, it worked enough to stop the roadtesters the problem again.

The only changes to the GS500E have cosmetic. This is not a model the factory wants to spend on altering every year, all the whole idea was to produce a bike. As you’d expect, the changed the paint scheme year — some more pleasing on the eye than

The UK importer has, however, fit to offer an after-market fairing as an This is not a factory product, in it is sourced in Spain, but it does fit in the surprisingly sporty lines of the Owners also have the of a quarter fairing and chin

The new-generation has carried on the tradition of original GS-fours in providing even bullet-proof, riding and it may be a budget bike it is also a good bike.

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