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Last Updated : 02 July 2012

Welcome to the page where the results of survey 2 of 2002 will be displayed.
Note that the 2nd survey is 'technically' easier for me to work out the results due to experiences with what I call the hazardous format which I was faced with each time I received a new form !  Its still not perfect though but significantly easier. The focus of this survey is service, reliability, recall and sub-frame.

Although the survey doesn't cover the majority there are certain trends which can't be ignored !

I have received a huge 160 surveys ! (Total of 12 are not included yet - still trying to align the data)

The survey has now finished.   No new forms are being accepted.  Over the next few weeks I can now spend the time compiling the enhancements and other stuff I've been sent.  Stay tuned for even more interesting stuff !!

A HUGE thanks again to everyone who has taken the time to fill out the survey - your efforts will not be in vain.

What year model is your bike ?

1999 23
2000 5

2001 72

What colour is your bike ?

73 Blue/silver
10
Copper/bronze
44
Grey/black
12
Maroon/silver
16
Red/black
05
Other

What colour would you like available ?

Note that Suzuki officially has a grey or silver type colour and not all colours are available in all countries.
Yellow or a combination is still the most requested colour with a total of 5 requests.
Believe it or not the Copper/Bronze/Silver vote has now surpassed Yellow with 6 votes !!!

Blue
Silver
Yellow
Copper/Silver/Bronze
Black
Yellow/Black
Maroon
Black/Blue
Candy apple red and silver
Solid Candy Wine Red
Maroon/copper
Black/Silver

Yellow/Blue
Lime green
Blue/White
Carbon Fibre
Chrome
Red/White
Red/Black

Grey/Black
Maroon/Silver
Silver/Black

How many Km / Miles have you travelled ?

Average distance per bike is approx 5222 kilometres or 3263 miles.
Highest is over
28300 kilometres or 17000+ miles.

How long have you had it ?

40 1 month
47
6 months
37
Less than 1 Year
26
1-2 Years
10
Over 2 years

Did you buy it new or used ?

142   New
18 
  2nd hand/used

How do consider your treatment of the bike whilst riding ?

6    Gentle
55
  Moderate
83
  Moderately hard
12
  Race
4
    Hoon

How does the Hayabusa rate as your choice ?

Average satisfaction score : 9.4

Which of the following describes why you chose to buy the Hayabusa ?
(This was a multiple choice question.)

126 it is the fastest production bike in the solar system.
108
its looks got me - design and style (love at first sight ?).
103
its does everything I want.
42  
its an image thing.
111
it is a performance bargain.
45  
the dealer/seller gave me a great price.
32 
 Stop my mates boasting about how much faster their bike is - not that I really care...
20 
I didn't really know what I was after but after careful research convinced me.
7  
 I didn't know for sure what I want until this web site convinced me.
22 
I wanted to try something different.
11  
My wife/husband/girlfriend/boyfriend/partner really wanted it and after much
      argument I pretended to agree reluctantly...

46  
It followed me home.  Honest dearest/beloved/mate/"substitute for your partner's petname"
      I was surprised as you when I woke up and it was parked there...

9  
 I was waiting for "fav bike manufacturer" to replace the current model but this came up!
31 
I saw one on the road and knew I had to have one.

How often do you have it serviced ?

110    ServiceBook
20
     3 - 6 months
13
     5000-10000kms
17
     Other

Are you happy with your servicing dealer ?

20   Bad service
73
   Good service
67  
Satisfied

If Recommended who are they ?
If your looking to buy a Hayabusa these are the recommended dealers by current owners.


List was removed as many do not exist anymore.

How do you rate the Hayabusa's toughness/reliability ?

96    No Problems
39
   Tough
20
   Average
5
     Fragile

Are you concerned about the Sub frame issue ?
(These are a multi-part questions hence it doesn't add up.)

126  No
28  
 Yes
40   
What Sub-frame issue ?
61
    The rest own 2001 models or something like that..

Are you happy with the way the Sub-frame issue is being handled ?
(These are a multi-part questions hence it doesn't add up.)

36   Yes
51 
No

Do you have a sub-frame prob  ?
These are a multi-part quesitons hence it doesn't add up.

Two answered yes.

Are you happy with the way the Cam-Chain tensioner recall was handled ?
(These are a multi-part questions hence it doesn't add up.)

64   Yes
24
   No
      The rest own 2001 models.

How old are you ?

2       Not Given
41
    Legal - 30
105 
30 - 50
12
    Over 51

What modifications have you made to your bike (Max. 255 characters) ?

There are heaps of people doing mods some great some not so great. 
Again the quantity of feedback has overwhelmed me.
I haven't listed the mods because there are so many 

Ok the good bit what would you improve on the Hayabusa (Max. 255 characters) ?

Although trying to complete this part of the survey results it is quite clear that the Busa's front screen  Needs to be raised, either a mechanical device or option of a higher screen.  Sure it may slow the bike down, but the Busa is still the undisputed holder of the the worlds fastest prod bike - prior to the speed limiter of course...

Any suggestions on survey, web site or witty comments you would like make ?

Thanks for the great feedback.   I shall indeed address 1 or 2 issues you've mentioned !

What was your previous or other bike ? - This section is updated separately from the rest of the page !

I tried a new tech feature on the survey but is hasn't worked hence I have to do a manual tally...
Here is the first lot I managed to sort during the week in Alpha order :
Some very nice machines here that's for sure.

Buell

1 M2 Cyclone
1 S3

BMW

1 R1100S

Ducati

1 91 Ducati 851 Superbike
1 900SS

Harley Davidson

1 1200 Sportster
1 Fatboy
1 Generic

Honda

3 Blackbird
6 CBR1000
6 Fireblade
1 Varedaro
5 VFR750 VFR800
2 Nighthawk
1 CBX 550
1 Honda Interceptor
1 Honda magna
1 Honda Varedaro
1 Honda Shadow 600 VLX
1 Honda V-65 Sabre
1 Honda vtr1000 Superhawk

Kawasaki

10 ZX-10 ZX-11 ZZR-1100
1 Kawasaki ZX7RR
1 Kawasaki GPZ900 R
1 Kawasaki GPZ1100
1 Kawasaki KZ1000
1 Kawasaki Ninja
1 Kawasaki Zn1100
1 Kawasaki ZRX1100
1 Kawasaki ZX750 E1 Turbo
1 Kawasaki ZX9R

Suzuki

6 Hayabusa
4 GSX1100
9 GSX-R1100
1 GSX-R1150 Eddie Lawson
11 GSX-R750, 600
8 Katana series 600,750,1000,1100
2 RF series 600,900
3 TL and TLR
1 Bandit 600, 1200
1 Suzuki GS1150E
1 Suzuki Intruder 1400
1 Suzuki RG400 Gamma
1 SV650
1 1500LC

Yamaha

5 V-Max
1 XJ900RL
2 FJ1100
1 FZR1000
1 R1-still is
1 Yamaha 11 special
1 Yamaha Seca II
1 Yamaha XT600E
1 Yamaha YZF750R
1 YZF 600R Yamaha
1 YZF R6 2000'
1 Yamaha 750 Genesis



 




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