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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Georges Jobe: a legendary leap

After claiming his second world title in the 250cc class Belgian Georges Jobe chose Kawasaki for his move to the 500cc “Class of Kings” in 1984 … and became an all-time hero with a legendary leap! In the 1980s there were three motocross world championships but the pinnacle of all ambitions was to contest and […]

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Double victory for Courtney Duncan

Courtney Duncan completed a perfect weekend for DRT Kawasaki in her defence of the FIM World WMX Women’s Motocross Championship to take home a fifty-point maximum score from the opening round. A bitterly-cold March wind under bright skies greeted the riders and fans for the Sunday morning second moto at Matterley Basin in southern England. […]

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Lowes And Rea Share Sunday Race Wins For KRT

Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes each scored a close race victory on the second day of the opening round of the 2020 WorldSBK Championship, with Rea winning the ten-lap Tissot-Superpole race and Lowes the full distance final contest, after a thrilling WorldSBK weekend in Australia. The final race of the weekend, over 22-laps, featured up […]

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KRT Riders Complete Final Tests

The Phillip Island circuit in Australia hosted the final pre-season test for the WorldSBK riders on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 February, with Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes wrapping up their pre-race checks and set-up tasks in readiness for the first round of the year this coming weekend. Rea took his official Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR […]

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