Bakker Grizzly All-Road




Make Model

Bakker Grizzly


Suzuki GSX 1000, four  cylinder, four stroke, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.


988 cc / 60.3 cu in

Bore x Stroke

73 x 59 mm

Compression Ratio


Cooling System

Liquid cooled

Lubrication System

Wet sump


Standard 4-in-2-in-1


Fuel injection with double valves, 42 mm valve houses


Digital, transistorised





Max Power

118 kW / 164 hp @ 10800 rpm

Max Torque

110 Nm / 11.2 kgf-m / 81 lb-ft @ 8400 rpm


Wet, multiplate


6 Speed

Final Drive

Chain, O-ring


Bakker, chrome molybdenum tube frame




98 mm / 3.9 in

Front Suspension

Hydraulic telescopic fork, USD, Marzocchi, 50 mm Ø, fully adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping

Rear Suspension

Bakker, aluminium double sided swingarm, mono-shock with progressive link system Öhlins/HK suspension, fully adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping

Front Brakes

Double perforated discs, 320 mm with 4-piston calipers, Brembo

Rear Brakes

Single perforated disc, 200 mm with GP 2-piston caliper, Brembo



Front Tyre


Rear Tyre


Wet Weight

190 kg / 419 lbs (incl. luggage)

Fuel Capacity 

Bakker aluminium tank, 30 L / 7.9 US gal

Top Speed

260 km/h / 162 mph

The development of this wolf in disguise started though the wish so combine the comfort of a all road motorcycle with the speed of a supersport. After 900 hours of engineering and constructing the Bakker Grizzly All-Round was a fact.

A comfortable touring motorcycle suitable to hit the dirt once and a wile, but mainly to make long road trips. This globe trotter is able to roam the world with passengers and luggage. The motorcycle developed based on a reliable GXS-R 1000 engine, but can be equipped with a engine of your choice. Like the Bakker tradition this bike is completely build to the wishes of the individual customer.

The points to focus on for Nico Bakker at the development of the Grizzly All-round was:

  • As light and compact as possible constructed motorcycle, to ensure an optimal handling.
  • Sturdy enough to withstand a small crash.
  • Sportive characteristics with accompanying power to handle on- as well as off-road conditions.
  • A wide power and torque curve to show in the diverse applications of the bike a smooth driving behaviour.
  • Comfortable driving position for two persons.
  • Sufficient possibilities to store luggage for two persons, during long to extreme long trips.
  • All parts used needs to be solid, reliable and well available in the market, this to be able to adequate solve eventual defects.
  • Safe and supply sufficient protection for both driver and passenger against the elements.
  • A 4-Cilinder engine, do distinguish it selves in the market.
    Motorcycles now a days available in the same segment as the Bakker Grizzly All-Round will find its way are usually equipped with a 2-cilinder engine, which this Grizzly will leave behind in the dust.

The result:

  • Weight: 190 kg ready to drive incl. cases.
  • Power: ~180 Pk on driveshaft.
  • Top speed: 260 km/hour.
  • Rolling chassis: ChromeMolybdenum frame with single sided rear fork.
  • Engine: Suzuki GSX-R 1000.
  • Exhaust system: Akrapovic, modified.
  • Suspension:
    • Front: modified Marzocchi 50mm cross vork.
    • Rear: HK suspension with adjustable pre-tension.
  • Tank: Hand crafted from aluminium.
  • Fearing: Hand crafted from aluminium.
  • Wheel: Ducati.
  • Navigation: present.
  • Casing: BMW.
  • Colour: on customer specification.
  • Price and additional information on demand.


The motorcycle uses a tuned GSX-R1000 engine in a hand built frame. The engine develops a whopping 180bhp, and with the bike weighing 190kg it's enough to propel it to a top speed of 161mph.