10 years in the making
declared they would build a GSX-R250. It’s only taken 10 years to do it, possibly because of endless meetings about whether to drop the hyphen in the name. Either way, the GSX250R has the GSX-R family look. Under the MotoGP paint and behind the LCD dash, Suzuki’s 248cc parallel twin makes a meagre 24.7bhp – which, unless you’re 17, isn’t a great deal. But we all have to start somewhere, and we can’t remember an RD125LC making more than 25bhp.