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1986 The GSX-R750G--the bike that single-handedly initiated the laser focus of the sporting machinery we enjoy today--arrived on U.S. shores a year after its release to the rest of the world. Sporting radial tires on a short (for 1986) 57.3-inch wheelbase with a wet weight of 464 pounds, the GSX-R provided a rolling example of Suzuki's complete focus on lightweight and performance over most other considerations. A true, street-legal racebike, the Gixxer's hard core ergos and its lack of convenience features (such as a steering lock) screamed, "Take me to the track!" Suzuki formed the GSX-R National Cup Series with a purse of $240,000 to help riders pay the $4399 sticker price of the 750.
1986 Suzuki Gsx R750g Front Right