A Buyer’s Guide to 1000cc Sportbikes

The motorcycling community is large and diverse, with various riders asking different things of their bike. Some prefer models suited for long road trips, some want a comfortable commuting bike, while others simply want a motorcycle that looks great -but for riders who favor performance above all else, nothing tops a 1000cc sportbike. For the […]

Feds Advise States to Adopt Helmet Laws

The federal government is urging all states to adopt mandatory motorcycle helmet laws after a troubling new report revealed an increase in fatalities related to head injuries. In the mid 1990s, most states had a helmet law on the books, as the federal government threatened to withhold funding for highway projects if the states did […]

NTSB urges states to adopt helmet laws

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended that all states adopt motorcycle helmet laws in order to cut down on a rising number of fatalities stemming from motorcycle accidents. According to the Associated Press, 20 states currently have full helmet laws requiring all riders to wear helmets, while three states – Iowa, Illinois and […]

Suzuki captures world endurance title

Building a bike that is race-worthy is a tall task. Building one that can hold up over eight hours of pressure is another matter entirely. That’s exactly what the Suzuki Endurance Racing Team (SERT) was able to do, by modifying a Suzuki GSXR-1000 well enough for Suzuki to capture its tenth manufacturer’s title in the […]

Suzuki Wins World Endurance Title In Qatar

Suzuki Endurance Racing Team has won the 2010 World Endurance Championship after taking victory at the final round in Qatar today. Team riders Sylvain Guintoli, Vincent Philippe and Freddy Foray led the 8 Hours of Doha from the start aboard their GSX-R1000 Suzuki to clinch victory with 231 laps – four laps ahead of runners-up […]