Bike: 2013 Suzuki GSX-R750 Bag: Kriega R30 Gloves: Cortech Latigo RR GPS: Garmin GPSMAP 62S Days: eight Miles: 1,190 Roads ridden: HWY-2, Tuna Canyon, HWY-33, HWY-58, HWY-101, HWY-17, HWY-1 Number of flooded crossings: two Number of turned-over cars: one
Since the original 750 was introduced in 1985, Suzuki’s sold over a million GSX-R sportsbikes. As the name suggests, this new 2013 Suzuki GSX-R1000 1 Million Commemorative Edition celebrates that milestone. But, 28 years later, the motorcycle world is a … Continued
When Wes told me we were getting a 2012 Suzuki GSX-R600 for an upcoming episode of RideApart TV I immediately called dibs (something I do very rarely). He seemed surprised until I reminded him that, in all of my years … Continued
What’s former SBK and GP racer Simon Crafar have to say about performance-enhancing electronics like launch control and traction control? Well, so long as Suzuki’s paying him, they’re the antithesis of the two-wheeled experience. Agree? I know I can’t slide … Continued
An HFL PSA: if your I’m-trying-so-hard-that-I-crash-on-The-Snake pace isn’t fast enough to dust a dirt bike wearing knobby tires, maybe this whole motorcycle thing isn’t for you. Bet the guy in this video wishes we’d told him that before last weekend, … Continued
Last week, we reviewed the 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 down at Homestead Speedway in Florida. Out on track that same day was AMA Pro Superbike rider Blake Young. In this video, he throws down a solid hot lap.
No traction control. No ABS. Down on power and heavier than most rivals. It’s easy to write off the 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 before even riding it. But should you? We flew down to scenic Homestead, Florida, home of a NASCAR … Continued