Man In A Van With A Plan: Round 1 at CoTA
Well, we got there. That is what counts. After a mad scramble to get his Suzuki GSX-R1000 racebikes prepped for the final official pre-season test at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, and then ready for Round 1 of the MotoAmerica series at the same venue two weeks after that, Hayden Gillim was ready to roll and on track for first practice at CoTA. Considering how late the program came together, his results at the first race of the season were promising. Check back for more updates as a flurry of races are scheduled over the next month, including New Jersey, and Virginia.
Unfinished Business: Victory Racing Returns to Pikes Peak--with an electric racer!
Cycle World Road Test Editor Don Canet returns to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 2016 for his third assault on the Mountain. This year, Canet will ride a Victory Racing Electric Prototype racer built on the company's podium-finishing Isle of Man TT machine that makes 192 pound-feet of torque. Watch to video to find out how Canet's first test on the electric prototype went and get his and crew chief Brian Wismann's thoughts on what it means to contest the 100th running of the Race to the Clouds.
Man in a Van with a Plan MotoAmerica Pre-Season CoTA Test Recap
Hayden Gillim heads to the official MotoAmerica pre-season test at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, with the Superstock 1000-spec Suzuki GSX-R1000s.
Man In A Van With A Plan: Cycle World, Suzuki and Hayden Gillim
American world champions have been built on a foundation of dirt track and roadracing experience. So, in the spirit of aiming high, Cycle World and talented young racer Hayden Gillim are teaming up with Suzuki to attack the MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 class and select AMA Pro Flat Track events in the GNC2 class. Ride along with Hayden as he drives his Nissan NV van across America with his 2016 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Superstock racebikes and 2016 Suzuki RM-Z450 flat-tracker, and catch the video updates after every racing round. We aren’t world champions yet, but we’ve all got to start somewhere. Welcome to Man in a Van with a Plan: #manvanplan