Can you ride the Suzuki XF650 Freewind on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Suzuki XF650 Freewind (1997 - 2002) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!

Suzuki XF650 Freewind (1997 - 2002) motorcycle

Suzuki XF650 Freewind (1997 - 2002)

There are only a couple of motorbikes that are as affordable and versatile as the Suzuki XF650 Freewind. The only two that come to mind are the BMW F650 and Aprilia Pegaso, but they are both slightly more expensive than the Suzuki.

The Freewind 650 is a great all around motocycle that can also be used as a backup bike during the winter months. It comes with the same single cylinder engine that you can find in the Suzuki DR650. It is extremely reliable and very easy to maintain.

Thanks to its affordability and reliability, the Suzuki XF650 Freewind is a perfect bike for all beginner riders and A2 licence holders.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Suzuki XF650 Freewind is a 644cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 35 kW (47 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 0% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Suzuki XF650 Freewind on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Suzuki XF650 Freewind.

Engine typeSingle Cylinder
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size644cc
Power output35 kW
Torque output39 ft-lb
Top speed105 mph
Horsepower47 bhp
Weight162 kg
Seat height830 mm
Front tyre size100/90-19
Rear tyre size130/80-17
Fuel tank size18.5 litres
Fuel tank range175 miles
Fuel consumption43 mpg
Oil capacity2.4 litres
Annual road tax£117
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