The real peoblem is that we as riders/consumers keep buying bikes that have know issues so Suzuki has no reason to fix the problems!!.
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Your old bike was built before EPA. Your strom was not. Send hate mail to the EPA.
Mine has 80,000 miles on it. After doing the obvious TBS and TPS adjustments...or I should say check as mine were spot on I had the bike remapped with a Yosh box (at 35,000 miles) ....cheaper that a fuel controller since I am not a modder. My brother was hard headed like some here and lived with the fueling issue till I bought the bike and fixed it.
Other than that, I put in a fuel filter at 55,000 miles. Lots of gas, many tires, and more smiles than any other bike I have ever owned. One valve adjust.
Somebody bitched about chain and sprocket wear...mine goes 25,000 to 30,000 miles on a set (happy with that).
Cluch chudder, I have it buts it is very mild and occurs only under load on steep hills in low gear when the bike catches me sleeping in the wrong gear.
I expect 100,000 miles out of the bike....definite keeper for me as I ride 15,000 miles a year on average and its now my only licensed bike.