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2010 Suzuki RM-Z250 First Ride Photo Gallery

MotoUSA finally gets a chance to throw a leg over the all-new 2010 RM-Z250. Check out how it stacked up in our 2010 Suzuki RM-Z250 First Ride.

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While the weight of the 2010 Suzuki increased slightly over that of the 2009, when riding it's nearly impossible to notice. If anything, it feels lighter.
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While we had to wait a long time to finally ride the new Suzuki, it turned out to be well worth it.
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A new frame and swingarm aid in lowering the CG as well as centralizing mass to make for a more nimble feeling motorcycle.
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Improved cornering was one of the areas where the Suzuki's new chassis helped.
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2010 Suzuki RM-Z250. All-new from the ground up.
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To say the 2010 Suzuki RM-Z250 lived up to our expectations would be an understatement.
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You can buy the bike, but unfortunately not the riding style.
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The 2010 Suzuki RM-Z250 features a complete overhaul, sharing little to nothing with the previous model.
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First thing we noticed about the 2010 Suzuki RM-Z250 was the class-leading bottom end power.
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A slim profile makes for a light-feeling machine.
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Higher Rental bars and a slim aluminum fuel tank make for comfortable ergonomics on the new Suzuki RM-Z250.
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Suzuki Off-Road Team Manager and now dirt press guy Mike Webb works with test rider Chris See to get the RM-Z set up to his liking.
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Suzuki joins Honda as the only other 250F to be fuel-injected with its 2010 RM-Z250
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A new frame and swingarm aid in lowering the CG as well as centralizing mass to make for a more nimble feeling motorcycle.