Suzuki V-Strom 1000 adventure rides

Suzuki V-Strom 1000 motorcycle review

Suzuki has extended the touring potential of its big V-Strom adventure bike with several accessories packages. Not only has the versatile all-road bike been updated this year with traction control and styling that has turned it from an ugly duckling into the swan of the adventure pack, but they have supplemented the bike with a wide range …

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Suzuki Gixxer

New Suzuki GSX models at Intermot

Suzuki has unveiled their superbike with optional ABS, two GSX-R-powered litre bikes, an off-road small V-Strom and a styled up Bandit 1250 at the Intermot show in Cologne. The 2015 GSX-R1000L5 now comes with optional ABS, although Australia will only get the n on-ABS model in early November. Suzuki Australia spokesman Lewis Croft says they …

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Scrambler Ducati

Intermot positive future for motorcycles

Motorcycle sales and consequently new models have been in the doldrums since the GFC, but they are about to turn the corner if the Intermot show in Cologne starting this evening is an indication. The International Motorcycle, Scooter and E-Bike Fair usually plays second fiddle to EICMA in Milan in November, but this year it …

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Join my winter solstice ride

A group of tough bikers has been informally meeting at Byron Bay lighthouse at dawn every summer solstice for several years to ride as far west as they can before the sun sets. It’s not an organised event, but around 100 riders turn up and take on the challenge of riding the longest day of …

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