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February 1, 2016

2016 ZX-10R Highlights

“The increased peak power output will certainly help Jonathan Rea in his World Superbike title defence this year, but in talking to him, it’s not really the improved motor that excites him; it’s the ZX-10R’s ability to make super-quick side to side transitions, and being able to brake much deeper into corners that make him […]

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January 29, 2016

Sykes And Rea Take Positive Strides On New Ninja ZX-10R

Tom Sykes (KRT) secured the fastest time of a two-day test at Jerez in Spain after a strong showing of overall pace. His team-mate Jonathan Rea took the seventh best time, as the reigning champion worked on optimising the base set-up of the new Ninja ZX-10R in readiness for the new WorldSBK season. The track […]

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January 27, 2016

KRT Heading To Jerez To Restart 2016 WorldSBK Preparations

The official Kawasaki Racing Team is currently heading to the regularly visited Jerez de la Frontera circuit in Spain to make a formal restart of its track testing schedule, in readiness for the full race debut of the all-new Ninja ZX-10R at Phillip Island in Australia in late February. 2015 FIM Superbike World Champion Jonathan […]

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January 18, 2016

Bike of the Year!

Kawasaki set the motorcycle world alight when they unveiled their supercharged H2 machines at the Milan Motorcycle Show in November 2014. The ground-breaking new motorcycle was the first supercharged mass production motorcycle in history, and the first to offer forced induction since the brief appearance of turbo bikes in all four of the Japanese manufacturers’ […]

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January 13, 2016

Promising Qatari rider for Pedercini in World SBK

Team Pedercini Racing has signed the Qatari Rider Saeed Al Sulaiti for the 2016 World SBK season, who will join up with two-time Superstock champion Sylvain Barrier to complete the line-up for the Italian team. The Qatari rider, supported by QMMF (Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation), will make his debut in the World Superbike Championship […]

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January 13, 2016

Desprey rides his first ever SX in the USA

The first AMA Supercross of the season took place at the famous Angel Stadium in Anaheim. It was the first race in America for Bud Racing’s Maxime Desprey (#951) competing in the AMA SX 250 west coast championship against the best supercross riders on the planet ! For his first ever SX outing at the […]

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January 4, 2016

MX Shootout

Kawasaki KX450F comes out tops in Dirt Bike Magazine.com shootout! Dirt Bike Magazine.com has been busy over the Christmas period, publishing their findings after a shootout of the top six 450cc motocross bikes. In their analysis of the Kawasaki KX450F they encapsulated their findings thus: “Kawasaki took one of the Dirt Bike staff’s favourite bikes […]

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December 31, 2015

Where Racebikes go to Die!

So what happens to all those old GP and WSB motorcycles when they’re pensioned off at the end of the year? Are they sold on to privateers, or donated to museums, or given to the guys who raced them as a reward for a job well done? Or are they – shock and horror – […]

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