Suzuki RG500

  • Celebrate the life & times of Percy Tait with Mortons Archive pictorial

    Celebrate the life & times of Percy Tait with Mortons Archive pictorial

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    Motorcycle sport lost a true legend when Percy Tait passed away in November 2019, aged 90.

  • Team Classic Suzuki to make Isle of Man TT debut

    Team Classic Suzuki to make Isle of Man TT debut

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    Team Classic Suzuki will swap its XR69 and RG500 machinery for modern GSX-R1000 kit when it makes its Isle of Man TT debut at this year’s races. The team – renowned for its expertise in classic racing, which has seen it take three superbike victories at the Classic TT with Michael Dunlop over the years…

  • VIDEO: Watch Barry Sheene’s Suzukis restored at Motorcycle Live 2019

    VIDEO: Watch Barry Sheene’s Suzukis restored at Motorcycle Live 2019

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    Suzuki has released this video of its latest Barry Sheene restoration project, with two more of the former champion’s RG500s returned to their former glory at Motorcycle Live 2019. Nigel Everett and Martyn Ogborne, themselves ex-Grand Prix technicians, worked in conjunction with Suzuki’s Vintage Parts Programme to rebuild the last 500 Sheene raced for Suzuki…

  • Suzuki to rebuild FIRST EVER RG500 at Motorcycle Live

    Suzuki to rebuild FIRST EVER RG500 at Motorcycle Live

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    Suzuki will restore arguably the most important racing motorcycle it ever produced at this year’s Motorcycle Live – which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC 17-25 November – with the rebuild of the G-54, the precursor to the iconic XR14 and RG500 machines that went on to take Suzuki and Barry Sheene to world championship glory.…

  • VIDEO: Team Classic Suzuki at the TT. Part One of Three.

    VIDEO: Team Classic Suzuki at the TT. Part One of Three.

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    Team Classic Suzuki has just released the first part of its documentary series from the Isle of Man Classic TT. The ten minute video follows Danny Webb and his iconic Mk10 RG500 through his 2018 Isle of Man Classic TT campaign. Well worth a watch if you’ve got a few minutes spare. https://www.facebook.com/classicsuzukiteam/videos/863240063884266/?t=3

  • Team Classic Suzuki set to debut RG500 at Classic TT. Danny Webb at the helm.

    Team Classic Suzuki set to debut RG500 at Classic TT. Danny Webb at the helm.

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    Team Classic Suzuki has announced it’ll be running an original RG500 alongside its XR69 at this year’s Isle of Man Classic TT. And it’ll ridden by Danny Webb. Danny Webb will join Team Classic Suzuki for another year after finishing ninth in 2017 and sixth in 2016. This year the 123mph lap-holder will swap his…

  • Gamma under the hammer: ’86 Suzuki RG500 Gamma (signed by Randy Mamola) up for auction

    Gamma under the hammer: ’86 Suzuki RG500 Gamma (signed by Randy Mamola) up for auction

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    American restoration specialist Rick Lance has brought a beautiful 1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma back to life – and it could be yours if you’ve got twenty grand going spare. The Suzuki RG500 Gamma is an iconic machine. Essentially, it’s the street version of the ever-dominant RGB500 which picked up seven consecutive constructors’ titles in the…

  • Sunshine set for this weekend’s Stafford Classic Bike Show

    Sunshine set for this weekend’s Stafford Classic Bike Show

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    Stop what you’re doing, cancel your plans and clear your diary. This weekend is the Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show, and with two days of sunshine on the cards, it’s the perfect opportunity to get out on the bike before the weather takes a turn for the worse.   It takes place across Saturday…

  • Suzuki showing iconic bikes at the Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Stafford Show

    Suzuki showing iconic bikes at the Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Stafford Show

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    Suzuki GB is making a big appearance at the annual Classic Motorcycle Mechanics show at the Staffordshire County Showground, and will be bringing an array of iconic production and race bikes to the event, which takes place on 14-15 October. Showcasing Suzuki’s racing heritage will be both of Barry Sheene’s world championship-winning RG500s, the 1976…

  • Suzuki set to display a host of rare bikes at next month’s Stafford Classic Bike Show

    Suzuki set to display a host of rare bikes at next month’s Stafford Classic Bike Show

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    Suzuki is bringing a host of championship winning machines to this year’s Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show, which takes place on October 14-15. On display will be the two RG500s which Barry Sheene powered to world championship success in 1976 and 1977,  joined by Kevin Schwantz’s 1993 championship-winning RGV500 and Kenny Roberts Jr’s 2000…

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