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SUZUKI RM-Z250 PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

Suzuki fans have always been hard-core. Going back to the DeCoster heyday of the early ’70s, some riders have had near-spiritual devotion to the brand. Back then it was easy; Suzuki won more than any other manufacturer in those days. Now it’s more difficult. The stats for the RM-Z250, in particular, are a little disheartening […]

CLASSIC ALUMINUM FRAME HONDA CR500R

Honda CR500R two-strokes with custom-made aluminum frames are not new. Honda never got around to making one that you could buy off the showroom floor, but the mid-2000s saw a number of talented fabricators who could combine a Honda 500 motor with a more current aluminum frame. Some worked better than others. This one was […]

RESSURECTING THE SUZUKI RMZ-250: THE WRAP

Rule one in the journalist’s creed is never admit bias. We all have bias, of course, but we aren’t supposed to talk about it. Sorry, but here goes: I always loved Suzukis. My first motorcycles were Suzukis, the bulk of my teenage races were on Suzukis and my first real sponsor was a Suzuki shop. […]