Tag: Kawasaki motorcycles

  • Kawasaki Z1 racing motorcycle

    Kawasaki Z1 racing motorcycle

  • Chris Hunter Racing Motorcycles ,,

    In the superbike wars of the early 70s, Honda had the CB750 and Kawasaki had the Z1. The CB750 gets most of the glory these days, but we love this immaculate 1974 Kawasaki Z1 racing motorcycle. It belongs to a Californian guy called Dutch, and… Read more »

  • Kawasaki H1 Mach III 500

    Kawasaki H1 Mach III 500

  • Chris Hunter Classic Motorcycles ,

    I dropped into my local garage the other day to find a stunning Kawasaki H1 being serviced. The machine was wheeled outside and fired up, splitting the air with the most insane bark I’ve ever heard from a motorcycle. The 500 cc motor of the… Read more »

  • Matsumaru Kawasaki 250TR

    Matsumaru Kawasaki 250TR

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    The SR400/SR500 is the platform of choice for the more leftfield Japanese custom shops, but Kawasaki’s 250TR isn’t far behind. This understated ride is the work of Matsumaru of Fukuoka. It’s running a 21-inch rim at the front and a 16-incher at the back, plus… Read more »

  • Kawasaki H1 Mach III

    Kawasaki H1 Mach III

  • Chris Hunter Classic MotorcyclesProduction Motorcycles ,

    “Responsible for changing the vernacular of motorcycling, the terms ‘wheelie’ and ‘tank slapping’ were invented by the exasperated pilots of the Mach III. With a top speed of 130mph, the combination of significant frame flex, negative rear wheel weight distribution and an extremely ‘abrupt’ power… Read more »

  • Gravel Crew Kawasaki 250TR

    Gravel Crew Kawasaki 250TR

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,

    In stock form, Kawasaki’s air-cooled 250TR thumper is a pretty cool motorbike, a knobbly-tired ‘urban freestyle’ model with vintage trail bike looks. Top Japanese shop Gravel Crew has just turned a 250TR into a minimalist cafe racer, losing the off-road influence and adding a dash… Read more »

  • LSL Clubman W 740R

    LSL Clubman W 740R

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,

    The German accessory firm LSL has rebuilt the Kawasaki W650 twin into a high-tech cafe racer. Too many parts to list here, but highlights include customized 43mm Öhlins forks and shocks, twin 300mm Galfer brake discs with a Brembo master cylinder, and a tweaked 733cc… Read more »