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Suzuki restores Barry Sheene 1976 world championship-winning XR14

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 10:13 am   /  

Suzuki has released the first video in a two-part series, that follows the restoration of Barry Sheene’s 1976 world championship-winning XR14. Check this video out. The bike was restored by Martyn Ogborne, who worked with Team Suzuki in the 1970s and was Barry Sheene’s race technician, before becoming a technical manager at Suzuki GB until retiring […]

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GPR slip on exhausts for Kawasaki Z900

Posted: May 18, 2017 at 4:32 pm   /  

The words below are not ours. They come from the good people at GPR Exhausts. We’ve worked with them off and on over the years and have no reason to question the quality of these new Kawasaki Z900 friendly pipes. Read, click and buy. GPR is proud to introduce a wide range of exhausts homologated […]

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Josh Brookes to race in the Lightweight race at the TT.

Posted: May 18, 2017 at 4:13 pm   /  

In addition to his RST Superbike and PokerStars Senior TT Race duties for Norton Racing at the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, Australian Josh Brookes will contest the Lightweight TT riding for Ryan Farquhar’s IEG/KMR Kawasaki team. Brookes, who will be making his first appearance in the class, will campaign […]

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Biketek CNC Pro Levers.

Posted: May 18, 2017 at 3:47 pm   /  

We like a bargain here at SuperBike and these BikeTek adjustable levers appear to be exactly that. The full press blurb is below, we can’t put our name to the quality until we’ve played with a pair. We thought we should point them out, in case you’re in the market for a set of what […]

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2017 Zero SR – Review with video.

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 9:51 am   /  

For the first time in over a decade of testing motorcycles, I’ve finally found the bike that has started making me feel like a bit of a jaded old hack. The Zero SR. On paper it makes as much sense as it sounds silently ridiculous in real life. An £18k price tag (if you go […]

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2017 IOM TT – Josh Brookes.

Posted: April 26, 2017 at 3:34 pm   /  

We caught up with a stack of IOM TT racers at the recent press launch on the Island. It’s an event that we enjoy every year. It gives the kind of access to riders that MotoGP journalists and fans could only dream of. We stuck the same three questions to each rider, the answers were […]

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2017 BMW RnineT Racer – review.

Posted: April 26, 2017 at 2:28 pm   /  

I got drunk with Roland Sands once. Not just a little bit tipsy, I mean properly fucked. We got chatting at a BMW festival in Austria and hit it off. One minute we were talking about the time he replaced an injured John McGuinness in the British 250cc championship, the next we were necking belt […]

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Yamaha issues safety recall on MT09 and XSR900 models.

Posted: April 18, 2017 at 3:11 pm   /  

Yamaha UK has issued a safety related recall to all owners of MT09/A MT09TRA and XSR900 models. ‘lower handlebar holders may become loose and in the worst case scenario if not replaced this can result in a loss of steering.’ Yamaha advises that owners contact their nearest Authorised Yamaha dealer at your earliest convenience, quoting […]

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Suzuki Cappuccino! – Low rate finance offers means riding a Suzuki costs less than a coffee.

Posted: April 11, 2017 at 8:34 am   /  

Suzuki has announced a new, low-rate finance offer for its SV650 and GSX-S1000 machines, which means the middleweight V-twin can be ridden away for £60 per month. A new special rate of just 4.9% APR, coupled with a deposit of £1,500.00, means the SV650 can be ridden for only £1.94 per day – less than the price of […]

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2017 Yamaha R6 – Full review.

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 4:32 pm   /  

MotoGP looks, Moto2 handling – the new R6 reminds us why 600cc supersports bikes are so much fun. It’s been ten years since Yamaha last gave the R6 any serious updates. You’d think that would leave it miles behind the competition, but that’s far from the case. In truth, the popularity of the 600cc supersports […]

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