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Speed Read, April 30, 2023

This week’s edition of Speed Read lives up to its name. It starts with an endurance racing-prepped Suzuki GSX-R1000, and ends with a replica of an early 1900s land speed bike. Sitting in the middle are a 890 cc KTM dirt bike, and a totally bonkers Kawasaki Z1 restomod.

1975 Kawasaki Z1

Ed Haazer Kawasaki Z1

The American Federation of Motorcyclists is the USA’s oldest motorcycle road racing organization. One of the fastest riders in its race series…

Kawasaki custom by Racefit

Racefit Kawasaki Z1

The British firm Racefit creates beautiful titanium and carbon end cans, and full titanium exhaust systems for discerning sportsbike riders who still…

Kawasaki Z1 900

Kawasaki Z1 900

If I had to lay a bet on the next big trend in custom motorcycles, I’d say we’re returning to the glory…