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Apr 24, 2018

Yoshimura R&D Introduces Throwback Apparel Featuring Wes Cooley

Yoshimura R&D Cooley Wheelie T-shirt Photo of Wes Cooley by John Ulrich.
Yoshimura R&D Celebrates Wes Cooley with Throwback apparel


One of the pioneers in Superbike racing is 2-time Superbike Champion Wes Cooley. When Pops Yoshimura was testing race parts back in 1973, Wes was a young local test rider that helped develop Yoshimura performance and eventually came to be the race icon he has become.

As we celebrate 40 years with our race partner Suzuki, Yoshimura embraces the "throw caution to the wind" spirit of what Wes has brought to the sport. Introducing the Wes Cooley limited hat and tee. Wearing the iconic wheelie (photo by John Ulrich) and the large patch podium hat will give you the experience of hearing the roar of the GS1000 speeding by you! Not really, but it will get you excited when you put them on.

Available now for a limited time.

It's 1980 again!

The Iconic Cooley wheelie on the Suzuki GS1000. Photo by John Ulrich.

The logo that was on the crew shirts back in the day

The podium hat from 1980

Wes Cooley Apparel info
Wes Cooley limited 78 Tee $24.95 retail
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Wes Cooley limited Snapback Trucker hat $29.95 retail
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