Ethan Barkley’s Suzuki GSX-R1000 isn’t necessarily notable for what it does have — 500bhp — but rather what it doesn’t. Running in the Pro Street class, it doesn’t use slicks, wheelie bars or traction control, just an extended swingarm, lowered … Continued
Concept renders are a dime-a-dozen, but this Crossbow is weird enough that we thought it merited coverage. Based on one of the most famous motorcycle concepts of all time, designer Phil Pauley imagines a hinged canopy, shielding the rider from … Continued
What makes a motorcycle good? Is it big horsepower numbers and a long list of novel technology? Its ability to triple the highway speed limit? Is it presence in a TV show or its ability to impress your buddies on … 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
No matter how many vest-wearing squids ride (and crash) GSX-Rs, there will always be something special about them. The GSX-R 750 didn’t create the fully-faired sportsbike genre, but in 1985, it was the first one to have all the pieces: … Continued
While the 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 and 2012 Suzuki GSX-R750 may have been anticlimactic, these pictures remind us that Suzuki isn’t so much about scarcely-updated new models as it is about winning races. Going into the final World Endurance Championship race … Continued