Suzuki GSX-S1000FA

For the first time in years I decided against a sportsbike last year and chose Kawasaki’s Z1000SX. It was practical and fun, even took on three trackdays. Can the Suzuki better it?

  • Long term update: Protection plan

    09 February 2016 by Adam Child

    Long term update: Protection plan

    Just when I was dreaming about the welcome arrival of Spring, dry roads, new kit and fresh tyres, it seems winter has finally decided to bite me on the arse.  Mid-January delivered a series of...

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  • Long term update: GSX laughs at winter

    22 January 2016 by Adam Child

    Long term update: GSX laughs at winter

    If you’ve packed your bike away for winter then you’ve been missing out. I can’t believe how mild it was throughout December, and we even had some kneedown-dry days on the run-up to Christmas, plus a...

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  • Long term update: What the dyno saw

    10 December 2015 by Adam Child

    Long term update: What the dyno saw

    One of the issues that’s confounded me most with the GSX-S1000F is the way it makes its power – and this is further compounded by its throttle response. So I took it for a dyno run at BSD Performance...

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  • MCN Fleet: GSX-S OR GSX-R?

    14 August 2015 by Adam Child

    MCN Fleet: GSX-S OR GSX-R?

    Let’s look at the facts. The GSX uses a revised version of the 2005 GSX-R1000’s motor, which Suzuki claim makes 143.5bhp and 78.2ftlb. It also tips the scales at 210kg. In comparison, Suzuki...

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