In 2014, Gordon Stuart rode his Suzuki GSX650F 6,000 miles from England up to Nordkapp, Norway - the most northerly point in Europe. In doing so, he became known as the ‘Arctic Rider’ and raised over £5000 for charity in the process. This year, he will undertake a new challenge and will head to the Dalton Highway in Alaska on a 2018 V-Strom 1000XT. We asked him about his preparation, anticipation, and also if he had any fears when embarking on such a journey.
Buildbase Suzuki’s Bradley Ray will make a wildcard appearance in the World Superbike Championship this weekend, when the series arrives at Donington Park for the UK round on 25-27 May.
Suzuki has launched its brand new 2018 clothing range, which gets new Basic, Casual, Street, and Heritage fashion collections, as well as new kids wear and Suzuki team wear. There’s also a new merchandise range which features everything from backpacks and wallets to toasters, mugs, and smartphone cases.
It’s been an up-and-down start to the year for the OMG Racing team, as the brand new outfit made its debut in the British Superbike Championship in 2018. This weekend, however, the team takes a break from domestic action, as Rea returns to the world stage with a wildcard appearance at Donington Park World Superbikes.
Suzuki has announced that Alex Rins has signed a new two-year deal to race with the team in MotoGP in the 2019-20 seasons.
A retirement with an hour and a half to go during the weekend's Endurance Legends four-hour race at Donington Park robbed Team Classic Suzuki of a shot at victory onboard its Katana, however, the two-man team of Guy Martin and Pete Boast finished on the podium in second on a Team Lincs Classic Suzuki XR69.
Yoshimura Suzuki's Toni Elias dominated the weekend's MotoAmerica round at Virginia International Raceway, winning both races onboard his GSX-R1000.
Evgeny Bobryshev continued his impressive start to the British Motocross championship, taking another podium finish onboard his Lombard Express Suzuki RM-Z450 at round three at Blaxhall, finishing third overall.
Andrea Iannone finished in third place at the Spanish Grand Prix of Jerez at the weekend onboard his GSX-RR, making it back-to-back podiums for the Italian and three podium finishes in a row for Team Suzuki.
Buildbase Suzuki’s range of official team wear is now available to buy through authorised Suzuki dealerships or trackside, and includes everything from hoodies and jackets to t-shirts and caps.
Suzuki will once again be bringing its fleet of demo machines to a number of favourite biker cafés this year, following on from the popularity of last summer’s tour. Starting on 19-20 May at the Super Sausage café near Towcester, Suzuki will visit four venues and offer eight days of test rides across five models from its street bike range, with added offers and incentives available, too.
Buildbase Suzuki heads to Oulton Park this weekend for round three of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship currently leading both the superbike and superstock 1000 points tables, and off the back of a positive test at the Cheshire circuit.