Checking coolant level on the M50/C50

Description: checking the coolant level on Suzuki Boulevard M50 / Intruder M800 According to the manual, the coolant level should be checked before each ride… As the reservoir is behind the cover under 3 bolts, no normal person does this. It is a good idea however to check from time to time. Personally I feel…

Boulevard M50 Handlebar dimensions

Handlebar total width: 35″ or 89 cmSpace between risers: 3 2/4″ or 95 mmRiser width: 6 3/8″ or 162 mmFlat space outside risers: 3/4″ or 20 mmHandlebar diameter: 1″ / 25,4 mm

Boulevard M50 seat cowl

Because I’m riding solo 99% of the time AND because the passenger seat kind of ruins the lines of the bike, I bought a seat cover for the bike. The item itself hardly warrants any mounting instructions, but in case someone is interested it’s a 2 bolt job. It’s part number: 45500-39820-YVB if you want…

It’s a what?

Naming this bike has clearly been a struggle for Suzuki. On the global website it says it’s the Suzuki Boulevard M50, but also the VZ800. In other countries the bike is a Suzuki Intruder M800 VZ800 not to be confused with the VZ800 Marauder which is an older model. The M50 has sister model with…

Phone Mount for Suzuki Boulevard 800

Description: Phone mount for Suzuki Intruder 800 / Boulevard 800 I’ve been using this same mount for 3 consecutive bikes now. It’s chinese made and therefore relatively cheap (around  $15). I ordered mine on eBay. Search for “GUB G-86 phone holder” . The GUB mount is made from machined aluminium and powder coated black. The…

Protecting the tank

Description: Tank protection tape for Suzuki Intruder 800 / Boulevard 800 I’m a bit OCD with silly stuff like this, but I hate getting marks on my bike from general use when it can be easily avoided. Most motorcycles have the seat designed so that eventually it rubs away the paint from where the tank…

Removing the plastic under tray

Description: Removing the plastic under tray on a Suzuki Intruder M800 / Suzuki Boulevard M50 Not that tricky, but needs to be sorted imo. I do appreciate that Suzuki though of protecting the underside of the bike, but the fasteners for the plastic tray are a poor design. I suspect my bike has had the…

My bike, 2014 Suzuki Intruder M800

Bought in June of 2020 with around 9600 kms on the clock. It had a sissy, bags, winshield and a crash bar installed. All of which were promptly removed. This how it looked on my way home from the place I bought it. Yeah… I wish it was all black too.