Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (1995 - 2005)

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Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (1995 - 2005)
as an affordable and enjoyable down to earth motorcycle, the Bandit makes a lot of sense.

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Reviewed: 14 June 2000 by Visordown
Suzuki's Bandit is long credited with having kicked off the now highly successful naked middleweight market and you can still see why it caught on.Admittedly, the handling has now been eclipsed by the competition in the form of Honda's Hornet and Yamaha's Fazer, but for rock bottom prices, look no ...  Continue reading

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12 user reviews of Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (1995 - 2005) See all

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I owned a 2003 600 bandit for a bit over a year. I first bought it because i didn't have a bike and i wanted something cheap but i soon started to love it. It seems to be bulletproof and I only had to change pa Continue reading...
I have modified mine streetfighter style,so no fairing etc suits my style,good reliable cheap to run bike Continue reading...
I'm really glad I settled on a Bandit as my first fike - I went from nothing to a DAS in about 2 months so no 125 experience to fall back on. I have toured the Brecon Beacons and enjoyed some longer runs as wel Continue reading...
Mine was a '98 S model which I kept for about 3 years. I thought it was a great bike, and I would definitely buy another.
Great around town or on long runs giving about 54mpg. Performance was good enough for m Continue reading...
Brilliant first bike as long as you are relatively fit and also tall, (minimum 5ft 10). The 600S looks good if you don't want a naked bike. Engine provides enough power to get into and out of trouble. Continue reading...


hey can anyone help me please ..long time bandit rider....had a faulty reg/rec...changed it but not sure if im suppose to change the battery too..have added heated grips an also another wire for sat nav also has a datatool alarm.....starts an rides fine all dday but when i use lights at night doesnt seem to charge properly an takes a few secs to starts please

Posted: 26/01/2012 at 00:16

The knackered reg/rec may have damaged your battery. Put it in a charger and see if it happens again. If it does, replace it.

Posted: 27/01/2012 at 06:00


hii guys hope you can help e out quickly... what bhp is a bandit 600 98 reg ?


Posted: 25/11/2012 at 23:23

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Big presence for little money
Dated styling, average handling and prone to corrosion
  • Price: £4200.00
  • Year: 1995 - 2005
  • Top speed: 130mph
  • Price new: 4200
  • Engine capacity: 599cc
  • Power: 78bhp
  • Torque: 39lb ft
  • Weight: 204kg
  • 0-60: 3.9 seconds

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