Dedicated to the women who RIDE THEIR OWN motorcycles
submitted by Barramedic
Just to add to
throttlebunnys comments on this bike. I have the 2001 model and
other than replacing the pair valve it has been trouble free riding for
me. I am 5'3" on a good day and I have no trouble with seat height or
the weight of the bike. Although it looks like a much bigger bike( have
been asked many times what size the bike is with disbelief showing when
I say it is an 800) it is easy to standup off the kickstand and handles
like a dream on the road be it highway or twisty back roads. The seat is
the most comfortable one I have been on including the rear seat of my
hubbies Gold Wing. Have put many kilometers on this bike and plan for
As far as colours go mine is the red/black combo which looks great. I
don't believe it is available anymore. I find they are turning to more
blah combinations this year. They need something with a little more
The Suzuki accessories are very expensive and I turned to National Cycle
for a Windshield that looks and works great. Also have put a tank bra on
to protect the tank as you have to lean over the tank from the seat to
turn the ignition key. That is my only complaint about the bike. Under
the seat would be better if not on the handlebars. Have also added
Suzuki floorboards which help make a comfortable ride even better.
I highly recommend this bike for women looking to move into a bigger
bike. It has the good looks, the handling and you sure can't beat the
Thanks to Barramedic for submitting this personal review. From
Barramedic: "Riding for 27 years. Currently own a 2001 Volusia."
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