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Drool-Worthy Classic Suzuki Race Bikes Featured in New VideoNathan Colombi is the guy in charge of the Team Classic Suzuki workshop in Europe that restores and maintains some amazing motorcycles, some of which are still raced in classic race series. Others are simply championship-winning, or race-winning Suzuki motorcycles from the past, both two-stroke...   

Brembo Brake Facts for Czech MotoGP Begin Press Release: Valentino Rossi returns to the Brno track where he won his first GP in 1996, equipped with Brembo brakes The summer break is finally over. DETROIT, (August 2, 2018) – After the long summer break, the MotoGP bikes are revved up for the tenth race of the season at the...   

We Are Exhaustively Covering the Suzuka 8-Hours The final stop on the FIM Endurance World Championship calendar, Suzuka also happens to be the endurance race that all the Japanese manufacturers want to win. To put Suzuka into perspective, this race means more to Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha than the Motegi round of MotoGP. It...   

Where are America's Motorcycle RacersNot many of the kids racing World Superbike and MotoAmerica last weekend were born the first time I went to Laguna Seca in 1988 for the return of Grand Prix motorcycle racing in the USA. Eddie Lawson won that one. Wayne Rainey had taken pole position and finished fourth, ahead of Kevin Schwantz...   

Revival Cycles Takes A Break From Old Bikes And Builds A BMW S1000RRRevival Cycles is known for its wild and awe inspiring customs, which have all centered around old(er) motorcycles. Here's what happens when the team gets their hand on something thoroughly modern: a BMW S1000RR. Scroll to the bottom for video and a huge picture gallery. Begin press...   

At the Grand Prix of the AmericasThe motorcycling world once again descended upon Austin, Texas, as motorcycle road racing came to the Circuit of the Americas and the custom bike community arrived in droves for the Handbuilt Show. This article will give you a flavor of what went on at the racetrack, while a second article...   

Yoshimura R&D Celebrates Wes Cooley With Throwback ApparelSome of you may not know or remember Wes Cooley, but he was rocking the number 34 before a certain Kevin Schwantz made it cool. Now Yoshimura are celebrating one of its original riders with some throwback apparel. Begin press release: One of the pioneers in Superbike racing is 2-time...   

Alpinestars Releases Limited Edition Kevin Schwantz Supertech R • Innovative, full length medial-facing microfiber panel features new texture pattern offering excellent grip and feel against the bike and protects from abrasion and heat. • Flexible, lightweight toe shifter allows feel for changing gears. • Separate internal bio-mechanical ankle brace works...   

Motorcycling's April Fools Round-Up for 2018 I am fairly certain that for journalists, April 1st is better than Christmas, as it marks the one day where media outlets make the news they wish they could report on daily. And as usual, the imaginations of the motorcycle media pool didn't fail to disappoint. My colleague David Emmett had a...   

Suzuki and Yoshimura now have a 40 year old partnershipThe 2018 racing season will not only see Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing team back on track to defend its MotoAmerica Superbike Championship, it also marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most successful partnerships in the history of the sport. In 1978, Suzuki and Yoshimura formed a formal...