Steering stabilizer, steering stabilizer, steering stabilizer, steering stabilizer, steering stabilizer!! First thing. I’d go with the Scotts. GPR is a simpler version, so you’re gonna have to do your research on that one. Basically the GPR is a dial from stiff to soft, the Scotts has two or maybe it was three knobs I can’t remember, it’s got a low impact and a high impact setting, and then ‘how much dampening it will do when problems arise, knob’. I don’t think it’s that complicated, but I remember, scratching my brain a bit, it’s definitely worth studying, it’s a brilliant piece of machinery. But man, that era bike is iconic, simply a legend, and in my opinion, it was that era bike that made the GSXR one that will never be forgotten, will always be talked about, easily recognizable, even buy those who don’t ride… and anyone like me will tell ya, turn on any stunting video, you will see a lot from that bike, that bike is a tank on one wheel, which is both a good thing or bad thing… a bad thing because it’s a mofo to get up, but once she’s up, boy, I Telya… Straight and steady!! if you’re not familiar with that bike, beware, hard throttle shifting from 1st to 2nd, front end gets light, then touches down as you’re making your shift and it will want to buck you like nobody’s business, tank slap the s$&@ out of you for not listening to me and getting a stabilizer. 😜
that bike, my first true love, the one I was hell-bent on learning how to Willian, and even when the guy on the 750 with a -1 front sprocket told me I’m gonna have to gear it to get second gear wheelies up, but me, being a stubborn soul that I am, didn’t listen, but boy did I get it up, and didn’t stop there was able to bounce up third gear, wheelies as well stock gearing, I was bullied my whole life I’m not the biggest guy I love Volkswagen, Herbie, doing the unthinkable, proven people, wrong, I’ve heard many people talk about that bike, wanting to do wheelies, but thought it just couldn’t do it, partly economics, partly weight , partly people making excuses, giving up blaming an inanimate object for their shortcomings, LMFAO. Sold it to a buddy who just recently sold it, and I literally cried he let me borrow at once when I was in between bikes, took it for an overnighter adventure I talked to it. I told her that I missed it. Thank you for keeping me safe, dead serious.
All of the new bikes, don’t have the same, whatever it is, that made those bikes do it, geometry I’m guessing, it’s the first thing I buy on every bike. Those are my thoughts, for what it’s worth.
Congrats man, on one side of things I would say stick that in the garage and keep it as a conversation piece, but F that!! Have fun, be safe, such a gorgeous example of why many are lifelong fans of Suzuki. Cheers!!