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Coming up on 16000 Miles - other than oil/spark plugs/oil filter.
What else should i be doing to the bike.
Looking at owners manual ...
Does anyone else replace radiator hose/brake hose and brake fluid"
Thinking of going with braided brake lines for a winter project

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Coming up on 16000 Miles - other than oil/spark plugs/oil filter.
What else should i be doing to the bike.
Looking at owners manual ...
Does anyone else replace radiator hose/brake hose and brake fluid"
Thinking of going with braided brake lines for a winter project

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I did brake fluid and hoses when changed
to braided ones. The rad hoses are next...
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You did not say what year your bike is.

Brake fluid flush & replace,
Coolant flush and replace.
Final drive gear oil drain and replace.
Depending on the age of the bike you may want to replace the coolant lines, I got a leak at around 25,000 miles and replaced mine. So being proactive is always better than being reactive.
Depending on the age of the bike you may want to replace your brake lines.
For sure if you have not replaced your front motor mounts, then its time to do them. They are usually well worn out by 12,000 miles.
Inspecting and greasing the drive shaft is something Suzuki does not specify for maintenance but its been proven time and time again that it is certainly something that should be looked at.

Also Suzuki suggest at least inspecting the forks/fork oil level at 12,000 miles, so if you have not done that yet, you may want to have a look. (May as well change fork oil & seals if you are going to open it up)

Wheel bearings are something everyone puts off until they fail, so if you have not inspected those you may want to address that at the next tire change.

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I believe BCS Has said it all !! 鈥 All Facts 鈥 Preventive maintenance
Definitely change your brake fluid out every two years
They claim it could get moisture in system .
 
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