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GPR Thunder Slash dual silencer fit on 2015 Suzuki GSX-S1000 S

Posted: March 4, 2016 at 11:08 pm   /   Blogs, Product Reviews, Staff Bikes

  We’re fans of GPR pipes here at SB – they make a good-looking exhaust at a decent price, with a wide range of styling options and noise levels, plus they generally do okay on power as well. So we gave the firm’s Thunder Slash end can a runout on our long term Suzuki GSX-S1000 S, and […]

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Michelin Pilot Road 4 tyres on Suzuki GSX-S1000 F

Posted: February 21, 2016 at 9:37 pm   /   Blogs, Product Reviews, Staff Bikes

  Winter’s almost over (isn’t it?) – and we’ve been trying out some proper bad-weather rubber on the mighty Suzuki GSX-S1000 F. Michelin’s Pilot Road range has been one of the go-to choices for all-round riders for years now, particularly the ‘3’ version. The PR3 as it became known won many a rider’s heart for […]

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GSX-S1000F at RAF Odiham airfield riding day

Posted: February 21, 2016 at 9:01 pm   /   Blogs, Staff Bikes

  I’ve been to a fair few trackdays over the years. Some of them have been pretty fancy affairs – from a near-empty Mugello riding the litre V-twins of the time, to a winter blast round a quiet Valencia when it was snowing back home. Sepang, Eastern Creek, Catalunya, Spa, Salzburgring: I’ve had a taste […]

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SW Motech Blaze Pannier fit on GSX-S1000 F

Posted: January 4, 2016 at 10:45 am   /   Blogs, Product Reviews, Staff Bikes, Uncategorized

Suzuki is very keen to stress that the new GSX-S1000 is very much a sporty naked bike. It’s nothing at all like a certain, SX-y,  Z-list bike from Competitor ‘K’, the nice PR man tells me, on a regular basis. Oh no. Nope. This is all well and good – it’s their bike after all. […]

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Suzuki GSX-S1000 F Dynojet Power Commander fit – results.

Posted: November 29, 2015 at 4:57 pm   /   Product Reviews, Staff Bikes

  So I’ve spent the last few weeks riding round on the GSX-S1000 after it had the Dynojet Power Commander fitted. And what a difference… Dynojet UK boss Frank Wrathall got the bike collected, took it up to Cumbria and fitted the PC, before mapping it with the Remus pipe in place. As I said […]

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Suzuki GSX-S1000 Fuelling Graphs

Posted: October 27, 2015 at 9:29 pm   /   Blogs, Product Reviews, Staff Bikes

Emissions Scandal!   No, we’re not talking about VW cars belching out masses of nitrous oxides. Rather, the effect of Euro emissions regs on our long term GSX-S1000 F. We’ve been speaking to the good guys at Dynojet UK, about getting a Power Commander fitted to our bike. They’ve been working hard at developing a […]

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Suzuki GSX-S1000 F – Remus Hypercone end can fitting!

Posted: September 8, 2015 at 10:22 pm   /   Product Reviews, Staff Bikes

    We’ve had our long-term Suzuki GSX-S1000 test bike for a few weeks now, and we’ve managed to get a baseline dyno run. Here it is:     So that means we can get cracking with some mods! Yay! First up is this sweet little Remus Hypercone end can. As is the case with […]

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Haybusa with SC Project system at Big CC

Three-way Suzuki Hayabusa exhaust test – what gives the most power?

Posted: January 20, 2015 at 11:18 am   /   Product Reviews, Staff Bikes

We’ve tried out a few exhaust systems on our long-term Suzuki Hayabusa test bike, so we thought we’d do a bit of a summary of how they performed. We used the Dynojet dynamometer at Big CC Racing in Wokingham to get a base run on the bike, and then tested the peak power after fitting […]

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SuperBike staff bikes – Honda Montesa Cota 4RT Repsol edition – Part 2

Posted: July 31, 2014 at 8:00 am   /   Bike Tests, Staff Bikes

Having a HRC Repsol Honda in the garage makes us happy. And a hippity hoppity trials bike is a handy practice tool for childish stunts.

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SuperBike Staff Bikes – Triumph Daytona 675R – Part 1

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 8:00 am   /   Bike Tests, Staff Bikes

The Triumph Daytona 675R is one of the most fought-over bikes on our long term test fleet. Chris loves it so much he won’t give it back. Ever.

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