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2014 Aprilia Caponord 1200: MD Ride Review
Large displacement adventure tourers are certainly popular these days, and most of the manufacturers have jumped into the category with entirely new or updated bikes this year. Two of the all-new competitors have been thoroughly tested by MD, including the KTM 1190 Adventure , and the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 .
Mon Sep 15, 2014
SW-Motech Brake Reservoir and Exhaust Valve Guards for the V-Strom
It's questionable whether or not you need a brake reservoir protector and exhaust valve guard on the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS. Actually, the complex exhaust valve on the V-Strom could use some protection, because it wouldn't take much to rip the thing off its mount, even on a mildly off-road trail.
Suzuki to increase market share in motorcycles segment to 5%
From the present level of its market share of around 1 per cent for mobikes, Japanese firm Suzuki Motorcycle India is aiming to increase it to 5 per cent over the next two years, a company official said today. "We are aiming to increase the market share in the motorcycle segment from one to five per cent in the next 24 months.
AMA Members To Get Early Demo Ride Access At AMA National Convention/AIMExpo
American Motorcyclist Association members attending the AMA National Convention being held in conjunction with the American International Motorcycle Expo at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., will get a holeshot on the competition for motorcycle demo rides during the Oct. 18-19 consumer portion of the event. "As anyone who has attended a large gathering of motorcyclists knows, the demo ride area can be one of the most popular, and we're appreciative to AIMExpo and the participating manufacturers for giving AMA members a welcomed benefit at this event," said AMA Vice President of Operations Jeff Massey.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Metzeler Tourance Next Review
Metzeler claims improved wet grip and stability from previous Tourance tire versions and the Tourance Next rear has a dual compound. The Metzeler Tourance Next tires have noticeably faster turn-in and side-to-side transitioning than the Bridgestone Battle Wing tires that came with the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS .
Insider trading: - This year we'll be happy to sell 30 GSX-Rs'
It's no secret that new bike sales for Suzuki have been hard of late. The last five years have been particularly tough and this is mainly down to a line-up that is lacking in new and exciting models.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Facing a demographic dead end, bike manufacturers try to broaden their appeal
Eugene Herman rode his Harley-Davidson three-wheeled motorcycle to the Blue Ridge Flea Market in Saylorsburg last Sunday, and parked it on a grassy patch next to a dozen or so two-wheelers. The 66-year-old Northampton resident has been driving a trike since 2011.
Re: Hans Muth and the Suzuki Bandit FatMile
Now here's a blast from the past. Suzuki Europe has jumped on the custom bandwagon and released images of a very tidy Bandit 1250, nicknamed 'FatMile'.
India Auto News
KTM-Bajaj Auto future plans for India include 250cc bike in 2015
KTM recently launched RC 200 and RC 390 sport bikes in India at surprisingly affordable prices. KTM along with its partner Bajaj Auto is set to achieve great milestones in Indian and global markets.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Jersey Journal
AMA Pro Road Racing competitors relax in Millville with paintball game
David Anthony, 33, of California, and Ben Carlson, 29, of Wisconsin, play paintball at New Jersey Motorsports Park on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 before the weekend's Kawasaki Devil's Showdown races.
Keanu Reeves Arch KRGT-1 Motorcycle To Debut At $78,000
Keanu Reeves' Arch Motorcycle Company has released more details regarding its "retro-modern" S&S-powered, 2032cc V-Twin motorcycle, dubbed the KRGT-1. Chief among them is its $78,000 price tag.
First Ride: 2015 EBR 1190SX
It had to happen. Six months after the debut of the EBR 1190RX V-twin fully faired Superbike, Erik Buell's Wisconsin-based EBR has now introduced the stripped-down Streetfighter version of that motorcycle.
The Times of India
Suzuki to make India a manufacturing hub for bikes
"Indian automobile companies are beginning to think global and not domestic anymore," says Wheldon. This is showing up in their changing approach to R&D.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Young Gun Mazziotto Wins AMA Road Race Horizon Award
The American Motorcyclist Association congratulates its newest national amateur road racing champions who excelled at the AMA Road Race Grand Championship at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, N.J., Sept. 6-7. "New Jersey Motorsports Park provided a formidable test for AMA members racing for AMA national No.
Please, Help Me Figure Out Where I Lost My Motorcycle Keys
This is my 1991 Suzuki GSX-R 750. Runs like beast with a butt full of bumblebees, except for today.
Continental TKC 70 Tires Review
Continental's new TKC 70 radial tires are a good choice for adventure and dual-sport riders who spend most of their time on-road but still need dependable traction in the dirt. If there's a staple tire among the street-legal knobbies out there for dual-sport and adventure-touring bikes, it's probably the Continental TKC 80. This square-knobbed stalwart is popular because it's fairly quiet, reasonably sticky on dry tarmac and safe in the rain, yet digs its big, widely spaced knobs into dirt, gravel and mud as tenaciously as many off-road-only tires.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
MotoX: Riders Prepare for Six-Hour Glory
Taupo's Brad Groombridge , in hot form as he readies himself for the big annual Suzuki Six-Hour. Photo / Andy McGechan, BikeSportNZ.com The 22nd edition of the big annual Suzuki Six-Hour Dirt Bike Challenge is again set to blast its way through the Ohakuri Forest near Tokoroa in just a few weeks' time.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Suzuki Launches Premium 150cc Bike Gixxer Priced at Rs 72,199
NEW DELHI: Suzuki Motorcycle India today launched its premium 150cc bike Gixxer priced at Rs 72,199 to tap the youth segment as it aims to figure among the top three two-wheeler manufacturers in the country in three years. "This is the first year of our entry into the youth segment.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Issue 36: The EBR 1190 SX Streetfighter, Melandri Takes Jerez...
First rides on new motorcycles? Oh, yes, we've got 'em. Right here in this week's issue of Cycle News you will find first impressions of the new EBR streetfighter 1190SX, we take a spin on Yamaha's old-new SR400 retro bike and we hit the dirt running with the newest version of the Suzuki RM-Z250.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Laverty At The Sharp-End In Jerez WSB
September 5. Voltcom Crescent Suzuki's Eugene Laverty rapidly got down to business at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain today claiming sixth in the combined times at the end of the two free practice sessions; just 0.2-seconds from provisional pole. Laverty, refreshed from the eight-weeks away, reacquainted himself quickly with his Yoshimura-powered GSX-R at the Andalucian track.