Blown Kawasaki H2R

Jets, F1 and Tesla blown away by Kawasaki H2R

A blown Kawasaki H2R has blown away an electric Tesla P100DL, Aston Martin New Vantage, Lotus Evora GT 430, a Red Bull F1 race car, an F-16 fighter jet and a Challenger 605 jet. Ridiculous and pointless, but fun to watch. The event was staged during a two-day test race at an aerospace and technology …

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Kawasaki H2 SX SE supercharged tourer centre

Kawasaki H2 SX recall over centre stand

Kawasaki Australia has recalled the supercharged H2 SX super-tourer over an issue with the centre stand possibly falling off. The official notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says “improper welding” between the centre stand spring mounting pin and left side centre stand bracket may cause the pin to shift or fall. Centre …

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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R power boost

Kawasaki boost power on ZX-10R models

A power boost across a wider rev range and more torque are the features of the coming Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R range. The improvements are due to a new finger-follower valve actuation system replacing the tappet system to reduce mass by 20%. What that means is that it revs faster and has less stress at high …

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Shoei Ex-Zero retro helmet

New Bikes for 2018/19

Contributed post Retro is all the rage at the moment, with scooters, scramblers, bobbers and cafe racers from many manufacturers blending ultra-modern technology with classic styling from the past. But for those preferring their new bike to look like it’s a 21st century marvel there is also plenty of choice. Here’s a selection of what’s …

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Cardboard

Artist makes Kawasaki ZX-10R out of cardboard

This YouTube video of an artist making a full-size Kawasaki ZX-10R out of cardboard has gone viral with almost two million views. Motorcycles have long been an important part of our culture and our art. They have been the inspiration for many artists and sculptors, their parts have been included in art and sculpture and …

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Kawasaki Z300 ABS clutch

Kawasaki Z300 recalled over clutch issue

Kawasaki Australia has recalled the learner-approved 2018 Z300 over an issue with the clutch cable that could spark a fire. The official notice lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says “a deformed clutch cable clamp may contact the bottom plate of the fuel tank”. “Contact of the clutch cable clamp and bottom plate …

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2016 Kawasaki Ninja H2R supercharged top gun

Tom Cruise rides Kawasaki again in Top Gun 2

Tom Cruise is reprising his famous role as Maverick in the long-awaited Top Gun sequel and he’s again riding a Kawasaki, but this time it’s a supercharged H2R, not the GPZ900R he made famous in the original 1986 movie. Entertainment YouTube channel TMZ captured Tom riding the bike for the filming of the sequel, Top …

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Kawasaki Z900RSA Cafe - Graeme Crosby

Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe rekindles Graeme Crosby

Riding the Kawasaki Z900RS rekindled images of cult 1974 Australian bikie movie Stone, while the Cafe version had me imagining I was Kiwi racer Graeme Crosby on his Moriwaki Kwaka in the late ‘70s. Nostalgia flows when you get on board either of these desirable motorcycles. Yet the ride, handling, power, feel and finish is …

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Blind Ben Felten fastest blind man on two wheels

Ben is fastest blind man on two wheels

Blind Aussie rider Ben Felten is officially the fastest blind man on two wheels. Ben broke the previous Guinness World Record of 265.33km/h (164.87mph) for a blind rider by just 1.355km/h at the 2018 World Speed Trials Australia at Lake Gairdner in South Australia in March 2018. Click here to post your congratulations on his Facebook page. …

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