Reigning British Superbike Champion Alex Lowes is moving up to the World Superbike Championship, signing on to race for the Voltcom Suzuki team. The 23-year-old captured the 2013 BSB title for the Samsung Honda team but will now switch to a Yoshimura-prepared GSX-R1000 for the 2014 season, joining Eugene Laverty with the Voltcom Suzuki squad. […]
Bear Eats (Parts of) Suzuki Boulevard C50 Cruiser
What’s left of the C50′s seat and saddlebags after a bear attacked the bike. Image courtesy erstarnews.com
According to a post on Elk River Star News.com (erstarnews.com) a bear did some serious damage to a Suzuki Boulevard C50 before realizing the cruiser wasn’t as tasty as maybe it first appeared.
The Star News reports that Tammy Luukkonen’s damaged Boulevard was discovered by her husband Roy Luukkonen. The cruiser’s saddlebags as well as the rider’s portion of the saddle were shredded to bits. According to the article Mrs. Luukkonen stated that the rear tire had bite marks and the bike had been dragged three feet, leaving skid marks on their concrete drive. Interestingly, Mr. Luukkonen’s larger Suzuki Boulevard, a C90, was untouched. Mrs. Luukkonen said she’s never stored food in the bike’s saddlebags.
Read the full article on erstarnews.com