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Suzuki TU 250

Suzuki TU250X

In a nutshell: TU250X is a small, modest single-cylinder street bike is perfect for a smaller rider for a fuel-thrifty and fun around-town ride.


The first versions of the the TU250G Grasstracker and the TU250GB BigBoy, were introduced in 2002 in Japan. Both machines were nearly but the Bigboy boasted a kickstarter as as electric start, and came larger tires and wheels.

The used the same carbureted as the TU250 Volty, but featured a different body design. The was introduced in 1995 and was produced 2004. None of these models were released in the

The export version TU250X was to the USA market in 2009, with a new fuel injection system the major difference between it and its cousins. As a result of the economic the TU250X was not exported to the USA in 2010, but was in 2011 and 2012 virtually except for appearance. The 2009 was sold with a red fuel and side panels, while the and 2012 USA-model TU was imported in a color.

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The TU250X is a unique combination of styling and new-world technology, up in a non-threatening package sure to to the very casual or inexperienced rider. Designed to invoke the when “you met the nicest on a friendly bike, the TU serves up simplicity and economy while not on the right details.

Chief among its positive is Suzuki’s decision to outfit the TU electronic fuel injection in of the ubiquitous CV carb one would on a small-bore budget bike. The EFI helps the TU achieve appealingly fuel economy figures. claims a potential 79 MPG, but reviews support a lower that is still somewhat (Motorcyclist magazine, 2009 68 mpg;, 2009 67 mpg).

With a single displacing 249cc in the TU’s mill, experienced riders to forgive this little for its overall lack of excitement at throttle. But, the same attitude towards acceleration the TU an almost perfect choice for a new looking for a way onto two wheels a minimal amount of newbie The TU’s literature boasts of a top speed of 85 mph, but we’re that’s only going to under ideal conditions.

A five-speed transmission drives the to the chain drive rear and does so without any annoying in the transmission ratios. Folks in using the TU for a freeway commuter ultimately wish for a six-speed but we had no discomfort piloting the TU at moderate speeds.

A 30.2 inch height only complements “beginner bike” package, is rounded out by a small overall and reasonably light weight pounds claimed). Yes, a rider is going to feel in the saddle, but smaller, less riders will likely want to get out of it.

Careful attention to the TU’s geometry, courtesy of the Suzuki gives this machine a feel that belies its size. The TU feels solid in riding, yet is extremely fun in the twisties.

In of its decidedly retro rear brake, the TU is easy to haul from road speeds. The disc, of course, does of the work, but the rear brake’s was fairly strong and predictable. Of we’re only talking a 250cc single here, so not like the average TU rider is to be pushing the brakes to the limit.

Overall, Suzuki has created an package in the TU250X. It may not appeal to the two-wheeled veteran, but as a choice for a new or someone of smaller stature machine can hardly be beat. derivations of the TU250X have in Japan for a few years, where the has achieved a cult-like status customizers.

In this age of internet access to parts and accessories for the TU is likely to increase over and owners will find it a matter to build their own version of this appealing

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The original of the TU250 (Grasstracker/Bigboy/Volty) enjoys popularity in Japan, and receives attention from accessory Although the same attention so far is in the U.S. the Japanese market can interesting appearance parts, it possible to dress the TU250X in any outfit you can imagine.

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