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November 24, 2015

Get cracking – send us pics of your custom Kawasakis!

We posted an invitation a few days ago to submit photographs of your Kawasaki custom bikes – café racers, street fighters, bobbers and other works of motorcycle art. The link unfortunately became corrupted but has since been sorted out, so please use it to forward good images of your pride and joy to us HERE. […]

November 16, 2015

Kawasaki Café Racers

We all know that most Kawasaki owners are a little – um – different to people who buy other brands. They like their bikes to be quick and they like them to have a heart and soul. That’s why Kawasaki motorcycles of all ages are so often used to build the café racers and stripped […]

November 6, 2015

Extreme Machines Pietermaritzburg

Kawasaki Motorcycles South Africa has appointed Extreme Machines at 201 Greyling Street, Pietermaritzburg as an official service centre for Kawasaki motorcycles and quads. Extreme Machines, already a full dealer for Aeon and Sym products, can now service and repair Kawasaki products without affecting the manufacturer’s warranty. The Pietermaritzburg motorcycle shop was selected as a service […]

November 2, 2015

Kawasaki’s Informal Test Group puts H2R to the test.

Kawasaki’s “unofficial” racers – Team 38 – or, more accurately, Team 38 PS-K – is made up of a small coterie of mostly Japanese enthusiasts and Kawasaki factory test riders, although it has in recent years been joined by Kawasaki USA test rider Derek Keyes for the annual Suzuka 8 Hour race. Named after the […]

November 1, 2015

New 2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R – Official Video.

Developed between the Kawasaki Racing Team and the Kawasaki factory, the 2016 Ninja ZX-10R is as close as a WSBK bike on the road can get. Now see the bike that Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes will base their KRT racing machines on next season and that will be available from road riders in Kawasaki […]

October 28, 2015

Kawasaki Concept at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

We thought it was unlikely that Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ foray into the field of forced induction would be left to whither on the vine after the supercharged H2 and H2R models were launched, and it seems that we were right. The factory has issued a release on its Rideology website, established to cover its exhibition […]

October 22, 2015

Kawasaki’s Forgotten First World Champion – Dave Simmonds

With the possible exception of a six year period between 1977 and ’82 during which they won no less than 73 grand prix races and eight riders’ world championships in the 250 and 350cc classes, Kawasaki’s motorcycle division has never invested into World Championship Grand Prix racing as heavily as the other three Japanese manufacturers. […]

October 21, 2015

Supercharged Rumours

Rumours, hearsay, skinner – call them what you will, but you can’t ignore them. Kawasaki Heavy Industries is keeping mum about any future supercharged two-wheeled offerings they may have in the pipeline, but you can’t shut the media up, and word is spreading that there will be more tasty greens with plenty of beefsteak coming […]