BOMBARDIER  DS650  BAJA

the "BIG BROTHER" quad

Dippidy do da day. Whew, what a Bomber.

Dylan at full throttle

Dylan Slater at Wild Thing (corner Swartkoppies and Klipriver roads, Jhb).  Photos by Kenn Slater

on the limit, sideways, with one hand nogal

Big power from a big quad

taking it higher

and higher, almost at the point of no return

Photos by Dylan Slater

BOMBARDIER DS650:  SPECIFICATIONS

Model:

DS 650

Drivetrain:

shaft

Cylinders:

1 (only one)

Front Suspension:

Independent suspension,double A-arm, 305 mm Travel

CC's:

650

Rear Suspension:

Rigid swing-arm , 279 mm Travel

Front Brakes:

2 drilled hydraulic discs

Kw:

Plenty

Rear Brakes:

single drilled hydraulic disc

Kw Revs:

Wide range

Front Tyre:

21 X 7 X 10

Engine Type:

4 stroke, 1 cylinder double overhead camshaft

Rear Tyre:

20 X 11 X 9

Torque:

more than enough

Wheel type:

Wide, plenty grip

Torque Revs:

Wide range

Length:

1956 mm

Gears:

5

Width

1270 mm

Dry Weight:

230kg

Height:

1321 mm

Bore / Stroke:

N/a

Wheelbase:

1320 mm

Compression Ratio:

High

Seat Height:

Low enough

Ignition:

Carburetor

Bike Type:

Quad

Fuel System:

Mikuni BSR42

Fuel Tank Capacity:

20 litres

Test quad courtesy of Boating Distributors, 234 Hans Strydom Drive, Randburg. Tel: 011 462 9777