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Unrestored Race-Replica: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley for Sale

Unrestored Race-Replica: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley for Sale

Originally designed for the European market, where handling and agility often trumped straight-line speed, the Suzuki GS1000S offered the best of both worlds, although the US received only a handful of these well-balanced machines:...

Blue-and-White Bullet: 1980 Suzuki GS1000S  Wes Cooley Replica for Sale

Blue-and-White Bullet: 1980 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley Replica for Sale

Suzuki’s blue-and-white bullet, the GS1000S was, in spite of the hulking style, dual shocks, and bulbous fairing, really more of an all-rounder than its looks would suggest. It was originally intended to appeal to...

Brawn and Brains: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S “Wes Cooley Replica”

Brawn and Brains: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S “Wes Cooley Replica”

Back when fast motorcycles were defined by two chief virtues: speed and stability, the Suzuki GS1000S was one of the speediest and stable-est of them all. A hulking motorcycle with four air-cooled cylinders, it...

1979 Suzuki GS1000S “Wes Cooley” for Sale

1979 Suzuki GS1000S “Wes Cooley” for Sale

Suzuki’s GS1000S Wes Cooley replica was a sportier version of their big-bore standard, created to evoke the race-winning bikes developed by “Pops” Yoshimura and ridden by Wes to success in AMA Superbike Championships for...

1980 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley For Sale in New England

1980 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley For Sale in New England

One of the most stunning bikes of it’s era in my opinion, today we have this beautiful Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley. This one has fresh paint and recent service. 1980 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley...

1980 Suzuki GS1000S:  Then came the fairings.

1980 Suzuki GS1000S: Then came the fairings.

Note: This auction ended at $6500 before we finished the post. Congratulations to buyer and seller! -dc For most of the 1970’s most Japanese bikes didn’t have fairings from the factory. That’s why those...

1980 Wes Cooley GS1000S

1980 Wes Cooley GS1000S

During the late 60’s and early 70’s Suzuki’s stables were full of 2-stoke smokers. The competition had started coming out with big 4-stokes and Suzuki may have seen the winds of changes blowing the...