Readers' Rides | ‘85 Suzuki Madura GV 1200GLF

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Check out Robert Scott’s unique, Canadian model 1985 Suzuki Madura GV 1200GLF. The Madura has 47,000 km on the clock (about 29,000 miles) and Scott says it runs like a new machine. He thinks the 1200cc V4, with its 6-speed tranny, is simply amazing. Scott goes so far as to say it’s the best bike he’s ever ridden—and he claims to have ridden plenty. This model is mostly stock, but he has rebuilt several items such as the forks and secondary drive unit. For Scott, it’s a labor of love; he cleans it as much as rides it.