Shorai Battery – Help Your Bike Shed Some Pounds

You spend all kinds of money on weight-saving goodies for your motorcycle, then eat a giant breakfast burrito with extra cheese prior to your ride. A contradiction, perhaps. Well, order up a large side of home fries because we just saved you another four pounds, maybe more. It’s not a new diet plan. It’s the […]

SERT Wins World Endurance Opener

Suzuki Endurance Racing Team has won the opening round of the 2011 Qtel World Endurance Championship – the 24-hour 75th-Anniversary Bol d’Or at Magny Cours in France. The GSX-R1000-mounted reigning World Champions crossed the line at the 3pm finish with 814 laps completed; six laps clear of race-long rivals SRS Kawasaki (808 laps), BWM Motorrad […]

Sert Ready to Defend WEC Title

World Endurance Champions Suzuki Endurance Racing Team will defend its title in 2011 with a permanent team in the six-round Championship that gets underway next month at Magny Cours in France. The French squad, who won the 2010 title despite not competing in all rounds, will comprise long-standing member Vincent Philippe, Freddy Foray, Japanese regular […]

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 […]

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 […]