Kawasaki

The bike that opened Kawasaki's account in the madness stakes, the 500cc H1, is quite a rare find these days and even harder to drop of the important…

 

Richard Young took possession of the KT250 as a well-used and abused yet complete, competition machine in 1998. It was languishing in a mates garage and he knew…

 

Personally, I have always harboured a soft spot for those high bar monster muscle bikes that the yanks seem to have so much fun racing on throughout the…

 

There can be no better way for any bike manufacturers to enter a new decade than with a highly developed and ground-breaking machine. Kawasaki not only achieved this…

 

Kawasaki’s two-stroke Superbike, known in the factory as the 602, came out of the period immediately following the furore created by Yamaha TZ750. Shortly after the introduction of…

 

In standard form the Kawasaki Z650 is a perfectly able machine. Its chassis is competent, and the engine willing to rev on, making it the almost ideal B-road…

 

Unlike today, there was little choice in 70s motorcycling and any desire to ride something that bit different meant creating it yourself after the donor bike had been…

 

During the birth of the modern day motorcycle, no one had any hard and fast ideas about its perfect shape and form. When Honda created the inline four…

 

The ZXR750, first seen in 1989, is a beautiful machine even by today’s standards. It is sleek and very business like looking. Lavishly finished in a thick coating…

 

Mad as a junkyard dog First of all came the light switch power delivery of the 500cc Kawasaki H1 of 1969, then common sense prevailed and things calmed…