Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Suzuki Racing Bikes

The plan was simple: Make a full-on, race-ready Heavyweight Superbike, but make it docile enough to be an everyday street bike. Okay, maybe not so simple. Typically a race bike is finicky, idles high, runs hot when not at speed, etc.; not very conducive to street use. But what sportbike, street or trackday rider doesn’t dream of owning a superbike that can be ridden to the coffee shop every Sunday? That’s just plain cool. So, we did it anyway! Well, Grant Matsushima at MPT Racing did it for us. In our recent do-it-all sportbike shootout the Suzuki GSX-R750 came out on top by virtue of its incredible all-around capabilities both on the street and racetrack. But we all would have liked some additional
power. This is where Matsushima first came into the equation. Originally consulted to build a “street-able superbike engine,” he quickly jumped at the task of building the entire motorcycle, leaving us to simply gather the parts needed. Thanks, Grant!

Suzuki Racing Bike
Suzuki Racing Bike
Suzuki Racing Bike
Suzuki Racing Bike
Suzuki Racing Bike
Suzuki Racing Bike
Suzuki Racing Bike

2 comments:

  1. I think Suzuki has another one not posted in here. The GSX-R 1000, that one was nice. Bike Insurance

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  2. Suzuki have best racing bikes collection.That’s just plain cool.Very difficult to manage GSX-R 1000.Without Motorcycle Helmets rider is at risk.

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