Suzuki RGV500

  • 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.…

  • EVENTS: Suzuki announce CLASSIC trackday at Cadwell Park

    EVENTS: Suzuki announce CLASSIC trackday at Cadwell Park

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     Suzuki has announced that it will host a classic Suzuki-themed trackday at Cadwell Park on September 13 – in partnership with its Vintage Parts Programme. Spots are available for £125 – and will be open to all Suzuki machinery manufactured before 2000, with riders able to book into one of four groups – novice, two-strokes,…

  • Get your hands on a front fairing from Kevin Schwantz’s 1988 Pepsi Suzuki RGV500

    Get your hands on a front fairing from Kevin Schwantz’s 1988 Pepsi Suzuki RGV500

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    If you want to get your hands on a rare piece of motorcycle racing history, a genuine Suzuki RGV500 fairing from Kevin Schwantz’s 1988 French Grand Prix machine is up for sale on eBay. 1988 was a big year for Kevin Schwantz. To kick it off, he won the Daytona Superbike race with a broken…

  • Kevin Schwantz RGV500 to be restored at Motorcycle Live

    Kevin Schwantz RGV500 to be restored at Motorcycle Live

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    Kevin Schwantz’s 1989 Pepsi Suzuki RGV500 is to be restored to full working order at this year’s Motorcycle Live – which takes place from 18-26 November at the NEC in Birmingham – as part of the Japanese manufacturer’s presence at the annual event. The iconic Grand Prix machine will be completely stripped, before being carefully…

  • 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…

  • World GP Bike Legends roar into the Silverstone Classic

    World GP Bike Legends roar into the Silverstone Classic

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    There are now less than two weeks until the star-studded World GP Bike Legends make their eagerly anticipated UK debut at the Silverstone Classic at the end of this month (July 29-31). The magical event features an unrivalled line-up of races featuring the full spectrum of four-wheeled motor sport history. Now the addition of two-wheeled…

  • World GP Bike legends 2016 – full entry list announced

    World GP Bike legends 2016 – full entry list announced

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      Following the hugely successful first event at Jerez in 2015, World GP Bike Legends is back for 2016 and the iconic 500cc bikes and riders from the golden age of Grand Prix motorcycle racing will do battle at the challenging Sachsenring Circuit – home to the German round of the current MotoGP World Championship.…

  • Six-time World Champion joins World GP Bike Legends

    Six-time World Champion joins World GP Bike Legends

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    1960s superstar Jim Redman to ride his final races with other ex-World Champions and their formidable 500cc GP machines in Germany on 10-12 June Having won the 250cc and 350cc World Championships in 1962 and 1963, and the 350cc title again in 1964 and 1965, London born Rhodesian ace Jim Redman MBE is a true…

  • Coventry MotoFest 2016: Schwantz’s GP500, Sheene’s iconic RG500 and much more on tap for us bike fans

    Coventry MotoFest 2016: Schwantz’s GP500, Sheene’s iconic RG500 and much more on tap for us bike fans

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    If you’re looking for a cracking event to get to soon, head to the Coventry MotoFest 2016. It’s a brilliant event with race bikes and cars taking to the Coventry ring road to perform. There’s a trio of awesome racebikes confirmed including Kevin Schwantz’s 1994 Suzuki RGV500 (pictured below), Michael Dunlop’s Team Classic Suzuki Xr69 and…

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