Is A New Category Of Motorcycle Emerging? Yamaha just pulled the sheets on the official naming for their upcoming “R7” – a two-cylinder sport-bike with up-right ergonomics and parts shared from the highly successful naked Mt-07… To make things short, just imagine it to be an MT-07 with fairings. Why did Yamaha do this? Well, …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX: Team Greens Tanto Sword Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX remains at the top of the Ninja Sport series from Team Green, carrying forward for 2021 largely unchanged. After getting suspension revisions between the 2019 and 2020 model years, this Japanese-made Sport Touring …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 650: Team Green’s Tanto Sword Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 650 brings sharp styling and a more upright riding position to the Ninja family. Using the 649cc parallel-twin engine, shared in a few places across the 2021 Kawasaki lineup, in the Ninja 650 it …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS: Team Greens Tanto Sword Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS is the Tanto Sword in the Ninja family. Japanese-made, small, light, and razor-sharp the 399cc Ninja more than lives up to the family name. Many consider the Ninja 400 to be …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R: Farewell To The King Of Speed? Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R might just be the final performance from Kawasaki Motorcycle’s King of Speed. Not able to meet Euro 5 compliance in the current form the beloved Japanese-made legend has not had any …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR: Ultra Exclusive Team Green Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR is all-new for 2021. This race-ready variant is Kawasaki Motorcycle’s entry into the ultra-exclusive Japanese-made literbike club. Fans of Team Green and Jonathan Rea can experience for themselves how it might feel to …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS: A Championship Pedigree Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS is all-new for 2021, that is what it takes for this Japanese-made literbike to stay on top. For six consecutive years, Kawasaki has won both riders’ and manufacturers’ titles in the Superbike …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R: A middleweight legend Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R is one of the few remaining 600cc Super-Sport bikes. Unchanged since a makeover in 2019, the Japanese-made middleweight remains one of the last true inline-4 600cc crotch rockets. The Ninja ZX-6R is simply a …

Supercharged Sport Touring: The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX+ SE Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links It just makes sense. When you are the Japanese brand with a 2021 lineup full of performance bikes, of course you are the manufacturer with the most ferocious sport-touring bike available! Being part of the Japanese-made Ninja …

When too much is just right: The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja H2 and H2 Carbon Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links There is absolutely no point in trying to explain why anyone needs so much power, but Kawasaki fully understands, we just do. Thankfully we have this Japanese-made, alien-styled supersport street beast to fill …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja H2R is a Track Day Weapon Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Japanese-made 2021 Ninja H2R is Kawasaki’s version of bringing out the bigger hammer. Powered by a Supercharged, 998cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke DOHC 16-valve In-line four-cylinder engine, the flagship model for Kawasaki puts out a mind-blowing 310 [email protected]

Missing Brake Component Kawasaki issued a recall on all 2021 Ninja ZX-14R motorcycles due to a potentially missing brake component. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration noted in published documents that about 84 of the motorcycles built between August 3 and September 23 of 2020 are impacted.  The issue is that there could be a …

The Transmission Could Lock If you own a Kawasaki Ninja H2, then you’ll need to make a trip to your dealership soon. The company has issued a recall on the Kawasaki Ninja H2 due to an issue with the ECU that could cause the transmission to lock up. The NHTSA recently published documents that estimate …

Get The New Color You Want The Z900, Ninja 1000SX, and Vulcan S are all fantastic motorcycles, and now they’re getting some minor changes and paint upgrades for 2021, according to MoreBikes. The Kawasaki Z900 is mostly an unchanged motorcycle. It’s sill the naked bike we’ve all come to know and love. For 2021, the …

Looking Fresh Kawasaki’s Ninja 400 is one of those bikes that everyone seems to agree is a fantastic motorcycle. Now Kawasaki is adding some color variations into its lineup. There are a total of 15 different liveries available in 2021.  Previously, the company only sold the Ninja 400 with a few color options. You had …

That’s an Angry-Sounding Motorcycle Small 250cc motorcycles don’t usually have four-cylinders so, Kawasaki’s new Ninja ZX-25R is a unique machine. Unfortunately, at this time it is not going to be a North American model, but I hope that changes. Recently, the folks at Kawasaki Indonesia posted a video of the ZX-25R doing its thing on …

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 400 & 400 KRT Edition Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 400 is a relatively young model line, only being launched officially in 2018. Using a 399cc DOHC liquid cooled parallel twin engine, the 400 produces 49 crank HP and 28 lbs-ft of crank torque. As …

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 & 650 KRT Edition Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 has been in production since 2006, although back then it was known as the 650R. Powered by a 649 cc DOHC parallel twin engine, the 650 produces 67 crank HP and 49 lbs-ft of …

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX is a motorcycle that has not changed much since 2011, however this is more a case of Kawasaki making minor adjustments and upgrades on a spectacularly successful model instead of trying to reinvent the wheel. Powered …

2020 Kawasaki ZX6R and ZX6R KRT Edition Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki ZX6R comes from a long line of successful supersport motorcycles that were introduced to the world in 1995. 11 generations of engineering and evolution have led to the ZX6R having a 636 cc inline 4 engine that …

2020 Kawasaki ZX10R and ZX10R KRT Edition Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki ZX10R is the latest evolution of a long running model series that started 15 years ago in 2004. Through 8 evolutions, the ZX10R now boasts a 998cc DOHC inline 4 producing 197 crank HP and 84 lbs-ft …

2020 Kawasaki ZX14R ABS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki ZX14R ABS is the current top of the line model of the Ninja ZX series of motorcycles. Powered by a 1441cc inline 4, the ZX14R produces 208 crank HP and 113 lbs-ft crank torque. To hold the massive engine, the …

2020 Kawasaki H2 & H2 Carbon Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki H2 is the street legal derivative of the monstrous Kawasaki H2R track-only motorcycle. Using the same supercharged 998 cc inline 4 engine, the ECU is set for more street friendly torque bands, and the engine is detuned from …

2020 Kawasaki H2 SX SE (Canada) and H2 SX SE+ Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki H2 SX SE (available in Canada only) and the H2 SX SE+ (available globally) are upscale supersport and sport touring motorcycles. Using the same supercharged 998 cc inline 4 engine as the rest of …

2020 Kawasaki Ninja H2R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Ninja H2R is quite literally the most powerful supersport motorcycle to ever emerge from Kawasaki. It is also the most powerful motorcycle in the entirety of the 2020 model year, across all manufacturers. It is the first of what many enthusiasts …

Missing No More Kawasaki released its lineup for 2020 and the Ninja 1000 was missing from it. Now it isn’t. The company unveiled a new Ninja 1000SX. The bike has been mostly reworked to provide riders with an even better experience on two wheels. The addition of this bike fills a hole in the Kawasaki …

Could This Be the Most Powerful 250cc Motorcycle? I’ve reported on the fact that Kawasaki seemed to be working on a four-cylinder 250cc Ninja. Well, now that is known to be true. The company unveiled the motorcycle at the Tokyo Motor Show. The bike takes the small Ninja sportbike to whole new levels by offering …

Kawasaki Wouldn’t Let This Gem Go When the 2020 bike lineup from Kawasaki came out there were a few holes. One of the bigger ones was the Ninja 1000. Well, Ninja fans, you can now breathe easy. The company recently filed paperwork with CARB that is for a new 2020 Ninja 1000. So, it looks …

Ducati, Get Ready for Some Competition The Ducati Panigale V4 R is a serious force to be reckoned with. Recent information suggests that Kawasaki may have a new Ninja ZX-10RR in the works that could be the company’s answer to the Italian bike that’s currently dominating the World Superbike Championship. According to Asphalt & Rubber, …

Kawasaki Should Call This Ninja Raiden A recent patent popped up that shows a novel idea coming from Kawasaki for an electric Ninja 400. The patent was filed all the way back in 2013, but it just recently got published. While an electric Ninja 400 is cool, what’s most interesting is the swappable battery tech. The …

#TeamGreen The Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS is a sport touring bike that I was wanting to review for a while. I like the aggressive styling of the bike and after sitting on it in the showroom, I know I wanted to take this Motorcycle for a test drive. I really like the way the bike …

The 2018 Motorcycle of The Year This review made possible through the help of Blackfoot Motosports in Calgary, Alberta and Kawasaki Canada. After 7500 miles of asphalt with some gravel and dirt thrown in how did the new for 2018 Kawasaki H2SX SE Sport Tourer perform?  In a word, flawlessly. No, that’s insufficient praise for …

First Impressions: The Kawasaki Ninja 1000 A few weeks ago, in April (2016), I had the unfortunate circumstance of experiencing a lowside crash on my 2006 Triumph Sprint 1050. It was one of those instances where you just don’t anticipate the likelihood of a crash. I assume there is always the possibility of a crash …

Note to the “More is Better” Crowd: Your Bike Has Arrived. October 16, 2014 – Kawasaki went the subtle route with the H2R intro. No big showy presentations and still not a lot of info on this monster. The engine is supercharged with 296HP, which pretty much says it all. It has Rain, Sport and …

The JC Whitney “Glossy Motorcycle Trunk” Since I will be using the Ninja 1000 for commuting as well as light sport touring, getting luggage installed was a high priority. As such, the very first add-on for this new machine was my Bags Connection Daypack tankbag followed soon after with a top case rack to mount …

Held “Ninja” Gloves Riding a motorcycling is a fantastic sensory experience that never ceases to amaze. We rely on our eyes and ears, the seat of our pants and the feel of the air pressing against our bodies, but our hands serve as the primary interface to the motorcycle. Motorcycle gloves act as a barrier to the …

Sleek and Slippery In my opinion, one of the coolest parts of Kawasaki’s H2R is the winglets that are located where the mirrors typically are. Since the H2R isn’t a “street-legal” motorcycle, the Japanese brand opted for winglets (often found on MotoGP bikes) to produce downforce; because going forwards faster is more important than looking …

The Tuono Unleashed: The 2021 Aprilia Tuono 660 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Celebrated Italian motorcycle manufacturer Aprilia has seriously outdone itself lately. It recently announced that the new Tuono 660 would be available as part of the 2021 Aprilia line-up in North America. It’s a mid-sized sportbike that takes its DNA …

The King of Sportsbikes: The 2021 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Suzuki GSX-R1000 is one of the most famous Suzuki motorcycles ever made, and one of the most famous motorcycles of all time! It’s a powerful and recognizable sportsbike with a long and illustrious history. The 2021 Suzuki line-up …

Overview The Forte 70886 “Sentor” and 70025 (no clever name here) tail bags from Turkish manufacturer Tex Motor are an interesting combination of Italian design and reasonable price. These bags offer two different, but effective approaches to easily add storage to your ride. Ahead we’ll take a look at each bag one after the other …