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MXA’S 2014 SUZUKI RM-Z450 MOTOCROSS TEST: IT’S A ONE TRICK PONY, BUT OH WHAT A TRICK

FIRST AND FOREMOST, IS THE 2014 SUZUKI RM-Z450 BETTER THAN THE 2013 RM-Z450? A: No. Unless the new yellow side panels are able to harness the power of Krypton’s red sun, this bike is a carbon copy of last year’s bike. There is one mechanical change that we will get to later, but it doesn?t do anything for performance (and Suzuki only confused us about what it did by changing their version of how it performed ). No big deal because it doesn’t do anything that you would ever notice anyway. Q: DIDN?T SUZUK…

MXA’S 2013 SUZUKI RM-Z250 MOTOCROSS TEST: A GOOD SOLID 2013 RACE BIKE?LOOKING OR THE RIGHT KIND OF RIDER

FIRST AND FOREMOST, IS THE 2013 RM-Z250 BETTER THAN THE 2012 RM-Z250? A: To be precise, a better question would be ?Is the 2013 RM-Z250 better than the 2011 RM-Z250.? Why? Suzuki didn?t make any major changes to the RM-Z250 in 2012. Aside from a fuel-pump assembly material update, shorter breather hose, new graphics and a red stripe extending the length of the seat cover, the bike was untouched. Perhaps you?ll recall that the 2012 Suzuki RM-Z250 finished second place in MXA’s 250 four-stroke shootout. T…