Suzuki

Upon first impression, this GSX looks much like a standard bike, as the initial impact fades away however, it becomes clear that little of the original bike still…

 

The formula for any truly great sporting machine is an easy one to concoct. The secret is to not over egg the pudding, simply use a light and…

 

47 year old sales manager, Peter Goodier, openly admits to reliving his youth. "I had a series of motorcycles between the ages of 17 and 29, but then…

 

You cannot have visited a major bike show in the UK over the last few years without seeing Pete Tantrum and his RG500. The bike is beautifully painted…

 

On paper, the GT550 should be a perfect match for the 500 Kawasaki, it shares the same basic configuration and before actually viewing each beast you could be…

 

Viewed alongside other machines from the period, the Suzuki is highly advanced, using design techniques developed in the ground breaking 250 and 500 twins. Horizontally split crank case…

 

Launched as Suzuki’s flagship superbike on the show circuit in 1971, the GT750 wasn’t a fire-breathing monster like the Kawasaki Mach IV/H2 triple, but instead proved to be…

 

In 1984, a Yamaha advert quite boldly stated “ No one has ever built a road machine so close in technical basis to a current GP winner. Quite…

 

Everything about the RGV is lightweight and seemingly unsubstantial. Lifting it upright off the side stand for the first time has you over balancing as the bike literally…

 

Ton up Teenagers There have been many races throughout the 20th century, but rarely one more hotly contested than the rush to get a quarter-litre road machine past…