OneWheelDrive.Net 2007 Suzuki Bandit 1250S — Refinement Runs Deep

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Suzuki Bandit Sport Touring

Part of the reason behind one handed is I’m out with the Hot Chicks, a women’s ride group – the dirty thought from mind. Men are welcome to join the Chicks” rides, but they are to stay to the rear to the girls may un-harassed by our testorstionics. Unfortunately snugged in behind the tail of the group, whose pace is leisurely, has lead me to behavior I can dub, “bloke’ish”.

Namely how far I can ride one-handed for the entertainment

As it turns out, that’s far, almost the entirety of the especially if you’re willing to in third and “break the rules” by in the clutch at stops. This my only test ride of the new 1250S, but strangely it may be the most

The new engine is stunningly flexible, usable and a lot smoother than the air-cooled 1200. The new 6-speed gains a ratio over the Bandit, and is a smooth shifting It even takes well to upshifts, not that most owners would, but they

Then there’s the handling. the group a good head the Bandit 1250S and I are nipping a series of tight twists narrow Mission back with the bike’s host of showing their chops. new Bandit has a stiffer chassis to main sections of the tubular-steel being 4mm larger in diameter – 10% rigid the lab coats say.

The swingarm is longer adding and stability, but the “nip through wheel base length is thanks to the shorter engine. The is firmer front and back, and let us put in the huge improvement category the previous Bandit’s soft sticks.

The result of all this is composure that the prior of Bandit never dreamed of. The tip in is and easy, the transition from to side is aided by the leverage by the wide upright bars, and the and comfortable seating position you a commanding view of the sightlines. one handed the corners are easily not that we’d ever such things.

When it comes to stopping the is equally improved, dual Tokico front calipers are and progressive, and our test unit had the ABS (a $500.00 option). The system cut in as early as our previous 2006 600S ABS testers, though may be a function of improved rubber. the active the anti-lock isn’t as as other offerings from the of Honda, but then looking at the 1250S ABS’s $11,299 CDN / USD sticker helps one move the feel… and move past

Ewan McGregor was quoted in the 2005 issue of TWO as saying, gotten rid of my sportbikes because I mainly in London – and I don’t riding a sportbike in London, horrible. Whereas the Bandit’s

Those accolades wouldn’t be changing with the new 1250S, everything that makes the a great city bike is and improved. Perhaps Ewan be trading up? Thankfully, be it by design or the Bandit even tips well, as one driver was kind to demonstrate by knocking over our tester with her car. The

A scratched pipe, bar end, and clutch lever… the Bandit remained eminently ride-able tip-over – so off to the MotoGP section of the it went.

Out on open road the 1250 S is perfectly happy to up to 140mph/225kph, but you’ll be tucked the miniscule and far forward windscreen at point. More likely simply put the 1250S in 6th and schmooze vibelessly in the neighborhood of 4000rpm plenty of pull to pass.

Yes, “vibelessly” (despite dubious status as a word in the language) fits, Suzuki has the dreaded Bandit buzz the bars and pegs, though remains through the plush, and comfortable seat. Which is to two height settings, 790mm or with about 10-20 of cursing.

The new Suzuki Bandit S is improved in almost every way the previous bike… except for At a glance you’d be hard to tell the 2007 liquid-cooled from its air-cooled 2006 The Bandit though has been a seller in Europe, and Suzuki may be on to why change what already

Instead Suzuki has invested in really counts with the 1250 S, beauty may be skin but refinement runs through and the new bike.

Suzuki Bandit Sport Touring

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