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Cycle News 2000 01 12

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The new RMs have been improved. From fender to fender, bars to dirt. A t Suzuki, we know making a great motorcycle 10k';' work, and time, and more work. But the results speak for themselves. Suzuki engineers took the already ferocious RM250 and RM125 and improved them from top to bottom. First, they increased the diameter of the lower frame tubes, centered them, and moved the reinforcement to the outside. Combine that with a more rigid swingarm, a larger diameter rear axle and revised fork spring rates, and we're talking tons more responsiveness. Then, for increased rider control and freedom of movement, both bikes got wider footpegs with greater bite. But the tweaking didn't end there. Suzuki made the fire-breathing RM250 even more fierce by revising the exhaust and scavenging port shapes, revising the exhaust timing and giving the exhaust valve breather a new solenoid valve. All this adds up to more lowto mid-range power and more control. Now you've got a machine that's ready to tweak the competition. Then there's the RM125. Suzuki engineers bridged the third scavenging port, reshaped the first and second Now all you need is something to do with your new scavenging ports and threw on a factory-inspired race pipe. RM, like win a share of the $3.7 million that the Translation: more competition-humiliating, mid- to high-end power. But Suzuki didn't stop there. The RM80, the tool of future world-beaters is every bit as impressive as its big SUzuki ContilJ98rJCY ProgIalJ is posting in 2000. So all their tweaking can help you refine your bank account. Then there s the Suzuki Good 5choIaT Progra'L Shred in the classroom like you shred on brothers. And to make it look and feel like them, it got an the track and Suzuki will reward you with a free all-new look complete with Ratter seat and rear-fender line. $500 savings bond. And everyone who buys a new CALL 1·800·828·RIOE OR VISIT US ON THE WE8 AT WWW.SUZUKI.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION. At Suzuki, we wont every ride to be sale and enjoyable. So always wear a helmet, eye protection and protecti,e clothing. Never ride under the influence 01 alcohol or other drugs. Study your owner's manual and always inspect your Suzuki belare riding. Alwoys supervise yaung riders. The RM-series

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