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2021 Suzuki Hayabusa – The STARSHIP ENTERPRISE of motorcycling

Suzuki SA recently embarked on a road trip around the country with their new Hayabusa, to introduce it to their dealers countrywide. Various members of the motorcycle media joined them along the route to...

Suzuki V-Strom DL1050XT – Old Faithful Comes Of Age

Suzuki has always taken a particularly pragmatic approach to adventure motorcycling, this is reflected in their V-Strom heritage. They do not see any wisdom in taking a 236 Kg motorcycle down single track, through...

Suzuki’s sexy siblings – 250 Gixxer SF and 250 Gixxer

I have plied my trade for the past 37 years as a Financial Adviser. After 6 years with little or no growth in growth assets, COVID-19 has compounded our woes and given us a...

Is the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT a Bargain, or Just Boring?

Writing about motorcycles for a living skews your perception. When your job includes a revolving door of the freshest new models, you get jaded real quick. Bikes are instantly judged on how fast they...

Riding the 2019 Suzuki GSX-R 1000 R at Magny-Cours.

Evolve or die: the Darwinist theory of life has never been so accurate when it comes to Superbikes. So, for 2019, the Suzuki GSX-R 1000 R has got some new stuff in the braking...

SUZUKI HAYABUSA – The Silken Sledgehammer

The Hayabusa, “Highway Abuser” or ‘Busa, as it has become fondly known in SA, the story started, incredibly, way back in 1999. In fairness, it was Kawasaki, with their wickedly fast ZX-11 Ninja who...

SUZUKI KATANA – A Legend Reborn

Suzuki has a penchant for giving their motorcycles interesting names. More often than not there is a deeper meaning to the choice of name. Let’s take the Hayabusa as an example. The fastest production...

THE SUZUKI DL 250 – The “wee” Strom.

This is the littlest bike in Suzuki’s V–Strom Adventure Sports line up. Sporting the same engine as that in the GSXR 250 road bike, it is a tried and tested unit. A parallel twin...

The unsung hero. Suzuki DL 1000 V-Strom

Suzuki introduced the V-Strom a number of years ago. It was one of the stable of Suzuki’s which used their new at the time 90 degree V twin litre motor. The 2018 V-Strom’s engine...

First Ride: The 2018 Suzuki GSX-R125

Since 1985, the Suzuki GSX-R has been an icon to sport bike lovers. With several victories and titles in local championships as well as World Endurance and World SBK series, the emblem has made...

First Ride: The 2018 Suzuki V-Strom 250

We’ve seen lately the creation of a new motorcycle category: the smallish, dual-purpose bike. After Kawasaki and the Versys-X 300, after Honda CRF 250 Rally and while waiting for the BMW G310 GS, here...

Suzuki – SV650 2017

I recently got the opportunity to ride Suzuki’s new 2017 SV 650 both at Red Star Raceway as well as in Mpumalanga. The two totally different environments highlighted what an accomplished all-rounder the SV...

Suzuki – DL650 V-Strom 2017

Why is it that some bikes gain all the headlines but some others fly below the radar? And why is it that sometimes the ones that fly under the radar are the better bike? The...

First Ride: Suzuki GSX-R1000 2017

The superbike wars are upon us once again and this is something we should all rejoice, not because all of us are ever going to want to or be able to afford to own...

Ride Review: Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT ABS

You see it’s like this. You typically start riding a small, moderate or even a low powered bike. As your skill and confidence grows you lust after the big dogs. High powered in stature,...

Ride Review: Suzuki Gixxer SF and 200 Burgman

Suzuki Gixxer SF As fuel prices tend ever upwards Suzuki have brought in two new models designed to keep you smiling at the pumps. The first bike to make a sheikh frown is the little...

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