2013 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Quick LookThe standard GSX-R1000 doesn’t get any upgrades this year, but there is a 1 Million Commemorative Edition to attract the interest of Gixxer devotees.
For $200 more than the standard model, you get Commemorative graphics, red-anodized fork caps, gold fork tubes, red rear shock spring, black Brembo calipers with red lettering, pin stripes on the wheels, a key fob, and a serial numbered plate on the triple clamps that notes there are only 1,985 examples of this Edition, which pays tribute to 1985, the year the first Gixxer hit the market.2013 Suzuki GSX-R 1000 1 Million Commemorative Edition:
ENGINE TYPE: DOHC inline-4
BORE x STROKE: 74.5mm x 57.3mm
COMPRESSION RATIO: 12.9:1
SEAT HEIGHT: 31.9 inches
CURB WEIGHT: 448 pounds
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Suzuki V-Strom 1050 DE + Scott Casey – Living with PTSD and the Rolling Barrage
byMotos and Friends by Ultimate Motorcycle
Hello everyone and welcome once again to Motos and Friends, a weekly Podcast brought to you by the editorial team at Ultimate Motorcycling.
My name is Arthur Coldwells.
The new Suzuki V-Strom DE has just been announced, and Avery Innis, Training and Publications Manager from Suzuki Motor USA, is just the expert to explain its nuances to us. The V-Strom has always been a superb, yet inexpensive platform, and the new DE variant gets more serious about ADV riding. I find out from Avery whether the new upgrades are worthwhile; and the place that the new V-Strom has in the current market.
Our second segment covers a subject that’s a little more serious than usual.
Many veterans and first responders suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, aka PTSD.
Scott Casey—himself a sufferer—decided to try and help his fellow vets, and started a cross-Canada charity ride in 2016 called the ‘Rolling Barrage’. It was—and is—incredibly successful.
It’s not just a tremendous ride. The Rolling Barrage is a place for like-minded sufferers and their supporters to ride together. They get some serious “wind therapy” whether it’s on just a stop, or a leg of the ride, one day, a weekend, or even the whole ride. Scott opens up with Associate Editor Teejay Adams about his personal history, and how he came to create such a brilliant and worthy real-world event that truly helps.
The Rolling Barrage is a supportive network of brothers and sisters. To quote Scott Casey: “this is the family you never knew you had”.
It was a Nation exploding into civil war. In 1992, the collapse of the former Yugoslavia triggered an international armed conflict that would last more than 3 years and eventually see nearly 100,000 people killed. Canadians were thrown into what was declared a peacekeeping mission, but it wasn’t. They were going well beyond the rules of engagement that were provided by the UN. Told by Scott Casey, Former Canadian Peacekeeper.