Suzuki arguably launched the adventure-bike genre all the way back in 1988 with its DR750S “Big” model. Also called the “Desert Express,” it delivered long range off-road performance and comfort superior to that which you could expect from the enduro-style bikes of the day. The factory boosted the displacement ahead of the 1990 model year to set up a decade-long reign as the grand-daddy of dual-sports.
The engine of the DR 800 is legendary as it is the single-cylinder with the largest displacement that was produced in series. The "Blue Nugget" is significantly lighter than the "BIG" and thus allows the rider to feel the power better. The handling is more agile and immense fun. The "Blue Nugget" by WIL-D