Racing

Eric Kalamaja’s Suzuki 500

Eric Kalamaja’s Suzuki 500 Date: Sat, 17 May 1997 From: “Eric F. Kalamaja” <sundialm@iag.net> Reply-To: sundialm@iag.net Organization: Sundial Moto Sports Subject: Another T500 Photo</sundialm@iag.net> Hello Murray, Here is one from Daytona 96 3 days after I crashed it at Roebling Road, Savannah, Georgia at 110 miles an hour in practice after one of the british bikes blew …

Flexi Flyer: T-500 Vintage Roadracer Project – text by Kris Bernstein

Flexi Flyer: T-500 Vintage Roadracer Project – text by Kris Bernstein Applying state of the art technology to new equipment results in varying degrees of improvement. Applying similar technology to old equipment gives it a new’lease on life. Such is the case in preparing a vintage roadracer, as in this example the Suzuki T-500 Titan. …

Frank Whiteway and the 1970 Production TT

Frank Whiteway and the 1970 Production TT Frank very kindly shares his experiences on TR250s and the T500 from 1967-70 1970 Production TT winner Date: Sun, 05 Apr 1998 Subject: Crooks-Suzuki Frank Whiteway, Barrow-in-Furness. Dear Murray     !967 Manx TR250 I regret to say that my recollection of specific machine details is a bit …

Racing a T500

Getting into racing a Suzuki 500 The start of something big TITAN RACING – POST CLASSIC ON A BUDGET The Suzuki 500 twin in its various guises as a Cobra, Titan or GT500 serves as a useful basis for the construction of a very competitive post classic road racing machine. The classic and post-classic racing …

Rob Greenhill

Rob Greenhill’s tuning tips and service Rob Greenhill’s “Cobra Racing” was a small and friendly engineering and race development shop specializing in classic racers particularly the Suzuki T 500. They dealt with classic car parts that are no longer available or need reconditioning. They machined parts from billet alloy, brass, bronze, and stainless steel etc …

Hi-Tac Suzuki 500

Hi-Tac’s Suzuki 500 In 1972 Peter Inchley, ex-Norvil chief, went his own way with the Hi-Tac organisation. Hi-Tac produced kits for several two-stroke machines including the T500. Peter Inchley saw the need to stabilise two-stroke engine performance by water-cooling the engines. He made no porting modifications to increase performance but sought to control the temperature …

South African TR500

South African TR500 HISTORY OF SUZUKI TR500 ENGINE NO. TR10028 This SUZUKI racing motorcycle was one of (2) two bikes supplied to sponsored riders in South Africa in 1972 and arrived by ship at Durban harbour on the 19 th of December. The sponsored riders who were allocated the bikes were Jon Ekerold and Les van Breda, …

Gerard Kampen

My name is Gerard Kampen and I live in Holland, I am a great Barry Sheen fan, I have raced motorbikes here in Holland from 1977 until 1982. At this moment I am building a Suzuki TR500 replica and I am going to race it here in classic events. In complete Sheene style, with replica …