Kawasaki

Fastest Accelerating Bike? 1975 Kawasaki H2 750

Internal combustion engines usually have an even number of cylinders; lawnmowers and motorcycles are frequently a single, or a bike can be a double too. Fours, in-line sixes, V6s and V8s are the province of cars and trucks. There… more»

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One Owner Widow Maker: 1974 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV

When it comes to performance cars and bikes, anything nicknamed “Widow Maker” should get your attention. Two vehicles that immediately come to mind: the turobocharged Porsche 930, and the Kawasaki H2 750 Mark IV. These bikes were part of… more»

The Widow Maker: 1975 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV 750

This 1975 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV 750 was recently removed from storage in seemingly excellent condition with 12,365 miles on the odometer. These bikes were known as “widow makers” for their blistering performance that depended on wobbly handling to… more»

READER AD: 1970 Kawasaki H1 MACH III Triple 6

When this Kawasaki was new, it was a serious performance machine with a top speed of 120 mph and the capability of running a 13-second quarter mile. All that performance came from a 500 cc 3-cylinder engine, triple Mikuni… more»

Monster Moto: 1975 Kawasaki Z1-B 900

Normally I gravitate towards small motorcycles and oddball scooters, mopeds, and mini bikes, but it’s hard to beat a monster like this 1975 Kawasaki Z1-B 900. These were thee bikes to have back when I was tooling around on… more»

Motorcycle Mother Lode: 450 Bikes Go To Auction

Where will you be on July 22nd at 9:00 AM? If you want a two wheeled bargain like the Yamaha XS 1100 pictured above, you had better be one of two places: preferably in Austin, Minnesota at the mother… more»

From The Past To The Future: 1981 Tri-Magnum

Looking for all the world like something out of a science fiction movie, this 1981 Tri-Magnum doesn’t look like it would take much to put it back on the road. It sounds like it’s being sold by the original… more»

Mystery Motorcycles And A Hawk

A couple of weekends ago I drove a friend up to Eugene, Oregon to look at a 1964 Studebaker 1964 GT Hawk. This one has the R1 240HP engine. The green is said to be an original color. When… more»

1st Year: 1962 Kawasaki 125 B8

This is a holy grail bike for you collectors of vintage Japanese motorcycles. It’s a 1962 Kawasaki 125 B8, the first Kawasaki made exclusively with Kawasaki parts. The company made its fortune in the aircraft industry and that expertise was… more»

Ride or Display? 1969 Kawasaki Coyote MB-1

This will be perfect for your ride to Sturgis this August! Well, maybe if you start at the edge of town.. This is a 1969 Kawasaki Coyote MB-1 and it’s on eBay with a current bid price of under… more»

Original Widowmaker: Kawasaki H1 Mach III

Just when we think we’re the hippest and baddest generation that ever lived, you find out guys were riding Kawasaki motorcycles in the 70s that could rip off the quarter mile in under 13 seconds. This 1970 Kawasaki H1… more»

Pair Of CHiP’s: ’84 And ’90 Kawasaki KZ1000Ps

Do these bikes bring back any good CHiP’s memories?

Mad Max Face Off: Falcon XB GT VS KZ1000

If you’ve been watching television at any point over the last few weeks, you may have noticed the ads circulating for the upcoming remake of Mad Max, with the appropriate subtitle of “Fury Road.” The original film is considered… more»

Small Bike, Big Fun: 1973 Kawasaki G5

Sometimes cars can get expensive. There is lot to go wrong. Sheet-metal, upholstery, trim, the list just goes on and on. We love them, but sometimes we just want something cheap and simple to wrench on. That is when… more»