News 19 Oct 2017

Suzuki hosting RM-Z Ride Days across the country

Your chance to try the latest 2018 models from Suzuki.

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Suzuki Motorcycles Australia is allowing riders across the country the opportunity to get behind the bars and sample the 2018 RM-Z range at the newly-announced RM-Z Ride Days. Running throughout November, the tour will visit leading tracks in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Victoria.

Within the 2018 RM-Z range, the all-new from the ground up RM-Z450 features a lighter, more rigid aluminium chassis giving riders sharper handling, better feel and taking the bike’s already renowned cornering capabilities to the next level.

All-new Showa 49mm A-kit derived spring front and Balance Free Rear Cushion (BFRC) rear shock deliver improved responsiveness and terrain following, enhanced ability to absorb forces, better chassis stability, feedback and terrain feel, and improved comfort.

The redesigned powerplant and new fuel-injection system punches out more low-end torque, a flatter overall torque curve, faster and yet more controllable throttle response, and more peak power.

The RM-Z250 continues to deliver a high level of performance for 2018 by incorporating a variety of features originally created for Suzuki’s factory race machines. The engine has been refined over the years to offer stellar mid-range power and torque is enhanced while maximum power is maintained.

KYB PSF2 front forks and latest design rear shock provide smooth action with plenty of adjustment available to easily fine-tune to track conditions.

In addition, both the RM-Z250 and RM-Z450 feature Suzuki Holeshot Assist Control (S-HAC) which gives riders a choice of three settings which can be quickly selected via a handlebar-mounted switch to get that perfect start.

Riders can also adjust the engine performance to suit varied track conditions. By plugging in either of two additional fuel-setting couplers, riders can opt for a richer-than-stock or leaner-than-stock fuel setting to make the most of any riding conditions. Included with the bikes, these couplers can be easily plugged in trackside.

Top-shelf Renthal aluminium Fatbars are fitted as standard equipment, offering more strength and less vibration than standard size aluminium handlebars. Finished in Suzuki yellow with new blue highlights inspired from the works race bikes, the fresh styling on the 2018 RM-Zs make them recognisable at a glance.

Aimed at experienced motocross riders only – from ages 16 and over – the RM-Z Ride Days offer customers the chance to bring their current bike along and compare back to back against the machine of their choice. Technical insight and a briefing will be provided by Suzuki at each event.

2018 RM-Z Ride Days dates and venues:
– 15 November – Maitland Motorcycle Club, NSW.
– 16 November – Moreton District Motocross Club, QLD.
– 21 November – Gilman Motocross Track, SA.
– 22 November – Wanneroo MX Club, WA.
– 24 November – Broadford Motorcycle Club, VIC.

For more information on the ride days or how to register, visit your local authorised Suzuki motorcycle dealer or visit