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Old 10-11-2012, 01:15 PM   #1441
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They didn't.

They put a bigger fairing on it, offered ABS, and called it the GSX1250FA.
And made it way more money
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:25 PM   #1442
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And why can't they offer that sweet bike in more colors than black!?
Because only a wanker would desire another color?
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:18 AM   #1443
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They didn't.

They put a bigger fairing on it, offered ABS, and called it the GSX1250FA.
According to the Suzuki website, the last model was a 2011. I figured after they sold the last of the 11s that would be it.
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Old 10-12-2012, 09:50 AM   #1444
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According to the Suzuki website, the last model was a 2011. I figured after they sold the last of the 11s that would be it.
I put a search in cycletrader. They aren't anywhere close to being sold out yet.

Suzuki has been known to skip model years if a model doesn't sell, perhaps they'll offer it for 2013. I saw on Visordown that they are offering it in the UK with bags and a gps, cheap, so they're still making them.
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Old 10-12-2012, 09:57 AM   #1445
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According to the Suzuki website, the last model was a 2011. I figured after they sold the last of the 11s that would be it.
I bought a heavily discounted '11 in July. Like Grainbelt said, there are plenty more out there.
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:46 PM   #1446
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That's good news. There is hope for all of us then!
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Old 10-13-2012, 04:05 PM   #1447
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Bandit owners question

Hey all.

The Suzuki Bandit has alot of things I like including the price. I know the Bandit is no Dual Sporter but say if I saw a dirt road that looks intersting and wanted to go up and have a look would the Suzuki Bandit be capable of such a detour? I currently have a 650 V-strom and its getting costly to run and service. (great bike but... wouldnt buy another) Or should go to the BMW website and look at a 800 GS?? My main point of reference is Jacobs Ladder in Tasmania, Australia. (see pic)


(Picture by Marilyn Harris)

I wanna do this trip next year. Would the Suzuki Bandit 1250S get me from Darwin, NT to Jacob's Ladder, TAS and back again, hassle and monkey but free???
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Old 10-13-2012, 04:47 PM   #1448
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Hey all.

The Suzuki Bandit has alot of things I like including the price. I know the Bandit is no Dual Sporter but say if I saw a dirt road that looks intersting and wanted to go up and have a look would the Suzuki Bandit be capable of such a detour? I currently have a 650 V-strom and its getting costly to run and service. (great bike but... wouldnt buy another) Or should go to the BMW website and look at a 800 GS?? My main point of reference is Jacobs Ladder in Tasmania, Australia. (see pic)


(Picture by Marilyn Harris)

I wanna do this trip next year. Would the Suzuki Bandit 1250S get me from Darwin, NT to Jacob's Ladder, TAS and back again, hassle and monkey but free???
The Bandit would be capable, others have ridden dirt on them. That being said I prefer to have the Bandit and a F800GS at my disposal.
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:00 PM   #1449
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I put a search in cycletrader. They aren't anywhere close to being sold out yet.

Suzuki has been known to skip model years if a model doesn't sell, perhaps they'll offer it for 2013. I saw on Visordown that they are offering it in the UK with bags and a gps, cheap, so they're still making them.

You know a dealer with a left over '11? Let me know. Cheers
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:26 PM   #1450
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You know a dealer with a left over '11? Let me know. Cheers
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You'll have to find your ass with your own two hands:
http://www.cycletrader.com/Suzuki-Gs...odelkeyword=1&
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:30 PM   #1451
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RE: Dirt Roads...

Anything is possible. I hustled the lard ass 1250 down 100+ miles of unexpectedly rough forest service roads a few years back...



It does as well as most big bikes on street tires... Not great, but it'll get you further than you'd think if you never tried it.

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Old 10-16-2012, 11:57 AM   #1452
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You'll have to find your ass with your own two hands:
http://www.cycletrader.com/Suzuki-Gs...odelkeyword=1&
Okay, then. Pretty good prices. For 9K, there's not much out there that compares. Thanks for the site.
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Old 10-21-2012, 11:49 PM   #1453
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still have some parts for a 600s.
fender extender and progressive rear shock.
$100 shipped. pm me.

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Old 10-22-2012, 04:09 PM   #1454
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Okay, then. Pretty good prices. For 9K, there's not much out there that compares. Thanks for the site.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:59 PM   #1455
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Anyone here have a set of passenger pegs on hand they could part with? PO removed them from my 2005 B12.

PM please
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