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Throwback Thursday: Supercharged, riding the first Ninja H2
8.5
3 weeks ago

Throwback Thursday: Supercharged, riding the first Ninja H2

Getting the call from Kawasaki HQ five years ago, to let me know the Supercharged Ninja H2 was ready, was one of the highlights of my 20-year moto journo career. …
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Ninja Weapon! 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R & ZX-10RR, Video
2 months ago

Ninja Weapon! 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R & ZX-10RR, Video

The Ninja ZX-10R has won both riders’ and manufacturers’ titles for six consecutive years in WorldSBK, the pinnacle production road racing series. For the 2021 models, that high level of …
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Throwback Thursday: Deep Purple – Riding a 1973 Kawasaki H2 750
3 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Deep Purple – Riding a 1973 Kawasaki H2 750

The ‘Modern’ H1 supercharged beast was a highlight a few years ago. After the test, I had to ride an original H1 500 or H2 Mach IV 750. I wasn’t …
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Video Review: 2020/2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX
9.5
3 months ago

Video Review: 2020/2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

The Ninja 1000 was a hit when it landed here in 2011. Dubbed by Kawasaki as a ‘Sportsbike for the real world’ engineers were given a green light to compromise …
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Tweaked: 200hp Turbocharged Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe
4 months ago

Tweaked: 200hp Turbocharged Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe

Kawasaki’s slick Z900 RS Café is a great looking retro – but the motor can feel a little on the soft side. Over in the UK, top drag tuning shop …
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Review: 2020/2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX Sports Tourer
9.5
4 months ago

Review: 2020/2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX Sports Tourer

The Ninja 1000 was a hit when it landed here in 2011. Dubbed by Kawasaki as a ‘Sportsbike for the real world’ engineers were given the green light to compromise …
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Review: 2020 Kawasaki Z H2 Supercharged Nakedbike
8.5
4 months ago

Review: 2020 Kawasaki Z H2 Supercharged Nakedbike

Where was this beast when Rapid Bikes was around? It’s a question I asked myself as the Z H2 wheelstood over a small railway bridge just up the road from …
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Video Review: 2020 Kawasaki KLX230, LAMS Road/Trailie
8.6
5 months ago

Video Review: 2020 Kawasaki KLX230, LAMS Road/Trailie

Kawasaki’s 2020 KLX230 is a budget road/trail bike for learners. At $5,999RRP + ORC, it’s a utilitarian machine that handles both on and off-road duties with relative ease. If you’re …
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Classic Turbos: CX500T v CX650T v GPz750T v XJ650T
7
5 months ago

Classic Turbos: CX500T v CX650T v GPz750T v XJ650T

Ah, the 1980s. The decade of Back To The Future, Night Rider, Culture Club, Madonna, wild hair, crazy colours and the digital watch! As a motorcyclist and a huge fan …
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Review: 2020 Kawasaki Vulcan S SE, LAMS cruiser
8.8
6 months ago

Review: 2020 Kawasaki Vulcan S SE, LAMS cruiser

Never in my life did I think that I would enjoy the styling or ride of a ‘cruiser’. To be honest, I prefer the taste of crotch rockets and the …
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