Erik Buell Racing is back once again, with production starting in their Wisconsin factory earlier this week. What’s even better is that EBR’s new owner Liquid Asset Partners, despite their ominous name, claim to have a multi-year plan and the money to pull it off. If only this was the first time we’d heard that.
Kawasaki put the world on notice last October when they announced a major refresh to the ZX-10R superbike, which it claimed would make a whopping 207 horsepower and have an industry-leading electronics package. At the Sepang Circuit in Malaysia I worried I’d kill myself on it. Turns out I didn’t have much to worry…
Last week, I flew for 42 hours in five days so I could get a few laps on the new Kawasaki ZX-10R at the Sepang Circuit outside of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The review is on the way, and now’s your chance to get your questions in.
Motorcycles require their riders to accept various levels of risk to bask in the immense glory and pleasure they provide. We all choose varying levels of risk based on where and when we ride, what we wear when we ride, and, most importantly, what we choose to ride.
What is it with modern superbikes these days? None of them have received major updates lately and, to be completely honest, they’re all a bit underpowered. Juuuust kidding, the current crop of 1000s are absolutely fucking mental. But, if you still are not entertained, Aprilia is here to help.
Of the four Japanese brands, Suzuki were the ones hit hardest by the recession, which is why they’ve been the slowest to update or release new models. But, they’re back with a bang with the all-new GSX-R1000—the first superbike to use variable valve timing technology.
Last month, we brought you news of Kawasaki’s all new ZX-10R superbike. Now, the Japanese firm has released a video diving into all those amazing little details that could put it atop its class.
Kawasaki just released news of the newest iteration of the ZX-10R superbike which pairs a class leading 207 horsepower powerplant with a cutting edge electronics package. If that isn’t enough to get you excited about it, this video will help.
Sure, Michelin’s new series “We Are All Racers” is a way for it to hock rubber to its two-wheeled customers. But mission accomplished. I want to hit the track in a bad, bad way.
If you want to own a decade and a half of Ducati's most sought after superbikes, you could scour Craiglist, comb through eBay, and wade through forums. Or you could just cut a check for $92,500 and get five in one fell swoop. See? Easy.
Rather than risk missing out on the 2012 Superbike season, Suzuki rider John Hopkins decided to have one of his fingers amputated. While this may seem like a sad story, Hopkins is surprisingly upbeat about the whole affair—in our minds further proof Motorcycle racers are all more than a little bit crazy.