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Suzuki Boulevard M109R

Suzuki Boulevard M109R

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43 reviews

    Very unreliable motorcycle.


    Bought new 2019 Suzuki Boulevard ML 109r Boss with dangerous defect that causes it to randomly lose power at running temperature resulting in only being able to limp down the road at 10 to 15 mph putting the driver at extreme risk when in traffic. This has happened over 10 times in 6000 miles twice with a passenger. Both local Suzuki dealerships have not been able to fix the problem.

    Purchased in April 2019.

    Incentivised Review No

    Gear Box Problems


    Second gear and selectors replaced twice. first time under warranty (should have sold it then) second time at a cost of $2000. On the way out for third time now at 68000 kms. Bought this bike instead of Harley as I mistakenly thought would be more reliable. First and last Suzuki.

    Date PurchasedApr 2007

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    This is the most dissapointing bike i have ever owned. No matter what Suzuki dealer i take it they tell me that this behaviour is normal for this model of bike, one dealer said you are lucky you didn't but the m109c
    Lack of power, surging in traffic, and clutch shudder, and what is the other half of the throttle for.

    Questions & Answers

    Tay H.
    Tay H.asked

    I have a 2007 M109r with factory exhaust and there no o2 sensors on the bike period, is that normal for 2007?

    No answers
    Lesson Learnt
    Lesson Learntasked

    G'day, I have a 2019 M109R. On group rides I am often told my bike is too quiet - particularly when overtaking other riders. Is there a simple way to increase the exhaust sound without fitting new pipes, or compromising the ECU? I've seen a video where extra holes are drilled into the end of the exhaust but am not sure if this will make a worthwhile difference. Another video mentioned removing baffles. I don't want it to sound like a jumbo jet taking off. Am I asking for the impossible? Cheers, Nige

    1 answer
    Ray G.
    Ray G.

    Yes, It's well worth the standard exhaust modification. You need to use a hole saw to open the baffles (there are two per pipe, one is easily reached, the other is set deeper and needs a longer hole saw stem), then drill 8 evenly spaced 12mm holes in the pipe endcaps (lots of YouTube how to online). Better sound, not too aggressive, but suitable for the M109R appearance and better exhaust breathing. Hope this helps. Ray

    Solomon Siya M.
    Solomon Siya M.asked

    I have 2007 M109r when I start it I see petrol coming from the air filter I changed pipes it became better but I still see the petrol.

    1 answer
    Tay H.
    Tay H.

    Change your spark plugs there’s 4 of them

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    CategoryCruiser Bikes
    Release dateNov 2006
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