The GSX-R 750 was a revolutionary motorcycle when Suzuki introduced Japan’s first race replica in 1985. It was lightweight, air-oil cooled and fast as hell. And unlike Italian counterparts of the era, it was reliable. The conservative, upright Universal Japanese Motorcycle’s era was ending and this full-fairing…
Former world champion Kevin Schwantz’s parents owned a Yamaha dealership, so his mom was cool with riding motorcycles as a kid. But she only had one rule: Don’t ever race them.
Honda’s Marc Márquez isn’t interested in letting anyone else in on his MotoGP dominance at the Circuit of The Americas. After a morning that featured the Spaniard dumping the bike twice in practice, Márquez grabbed his fifth consecutive pole position for the fifth-ever running of the race.
The word’s top motorcycle riders are descending on Austin, Texas, this weekend for MotoGP’s fifth annual Grand Prix of the Americas. Even if you don’t normally follow motorcycle racing, here’s why you should make some last-minute arrangements to hit the road for Texas—or at least watch it on TV.
My guide on how to take a 3,000-mile tour of southern Europe on a rented BMW motorcycle, plus an off-road driving course with Ducati in Tuscany.
A 47-year-old guy just won the Daytona 200. Grizzled journeymen Michael “Barney” Barnes adds his name to a list of previous winners that include legends like Kenny Roberts, Giacomo Agostini and Wayne Rainey. Barnes was previously best known for nearly seeing a championship being erased by another rider reaching over…
At first I thought the guard at the gates of the Ducati factory was joking when he said I couldn’t bring my BMW motorcycle inside the gates. He wasn’t. But once that unpleasantness was figured out, I had a great tour of the plant and museum, and a very candid interview with CEO Claudio Domenicali. Story follows.
A look at states moving ahead on generating transportation funds around the country: