A rich purple backdrop supported the Suzuki double play on the cover, with the Katana 750 and GSX-R1100 "carving" their way through our studio. "Suzuki reloads its big gun" was the GSX-R story's subhead. The $6,599 bruiser did a 10.50-second quarter-mile and was billed as "a truly awesome motorcycle."
WUNDERLICH MADUSA: AN S1000R BEFORE THERE WAS AN S1000R
While the production BMW S1000R was merely a grainy silhouette in some bad spy shots last year, exquisite German-made accessories importer Wunderlich USA got down to business stripping down an S1000RR superbike and making the crazy standard we all wanted.
Sometimes you just want to add a certain long-term bike to the fleet because it's so damn fun and useful. Other times it's because maybe the bike has a few flaws you'd like to see addressed. We added the FZ-09 for both reasons. First, it's one of the most fun motorcycles on the market.