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 […]

Suzuki cuts team to one rider

Suzuki has announced that it will only enter one rider in the 2011 MotoGP series, bucking most manufacturers’ strategy of fielding a two-man team. Racer Loris Capirossi left the team for Pramac Ducati at the end of the season, fueling speculation that Rizla Suzuki would be in the market for a new rider. But the […]