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July 7, 2020

KRT’s Track Preparations Head Home

The Catalunya based Kawasaki Racing Team will make its final major step to restarting the WorldSBK season with a two day test at the Montmeló circuit, located less than a kilometre from their headquarters in Granollers, near Barcelona. Testing will take place between the eighth and ninth of July and will also feature many of […]

June 23, 2020

KRT WorldSBK Squad Ready For A High Tempo Restart

After an enforced absence from track action the official Kawasaki Racing Team will get its intense schedule of tests and races underway this week with a two-day test session at the Misano circuit on the Adriatic coast of Italy, on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th June. After a strong start to the season for the […]

May 28, 2020

KRT Locks In Lowes For 2021 WorldSBK Season

Kawasaki is pleased to announce that current WorldSBK Championship leader Alex Lowes will remain with the official KRT FIM Superbike World Championship team for the 2021 season. After just one round in Kawasaki colours Lowes enjoyed a dream start when he scored a race win at Phillip Island in Australia, during what was his first […]

May 11, 2020

KAWASAKI’s monstrous, mental, mind-blowing, mean, magnificent Z H2 Supercharged naked

Article by Dave Cilliers / ZA Bikers There was another Kawasaki H2 once. The year was 1974 and the H2 model name hung on a 750cc, three-cylinder 2-stroke triple that first made its appearance in 1972. Cycle magazine in the US referred to the original H2 as “a rooster with a fire in its tail […]

May 11, 2020

Jonathan Rea’s Arai Story

5-time WSBK champion Jonathan Rea shows off his soon to be released replica and speaks about his Arai Story. Value of Arai From the very beginning helmets have been much more than just a business for Arai. Started from a need for self-protection, evolving into a pursuit of always improving, even if only by small […]

May 4, 2020

Kawasaki Z900 – The legend lives on!

Article by Dave Cilliers / ZA Bikers The Z900 story began a long time ago. Kawasaki stunned the world back in 1972 with the introduction of the meanest motorcycle ever made when they launched their legendary Z1. As was the custom back then, manufacturers came to market with something raw and untamed, then toned it […]

May 3, 2020

Kawasaki Z650 [ABS] – The spirit of Z gets even better

Article by Dave Cilliers / ZA Bikers Prior to lockdown, we were on a serious “green” diet. First up we sampled the new “SUGOMI” styled and spirited Z900, then we got to spend some time with the upgraded Z650. To cap it all we then put the all-conquering Z H2 through its paces. All these […]

April 23, 2020

Assen WorldSBK 2006: Walker the WInner

Back in 2006 Chris ‘Stalker’ Walker had already been a PSG-1 Kawasaki rider for a season, before embarking on his second year with the Italian team on the new model Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R. He would eventually finish his career in WorldSBK with 12 podiums, but his one and only WorldSBK race win was a truly […]