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Riders Share is a motorcycle rental company that offers rentals to riders from all walks of life – and now their diverse showroom has expanded to include off-road motorcycles. According to Guillermo Cornejo, owner of Riders Share, the rental program not only offers the newest models (for all terrains) from giants such as BMW, Ducati, …

As one of the Big Four Japanese manufacturers, Kawasaki has had a storied history in the world of motorcycling. From their classic UJM W1 to their nearly indestructible KL series of dirt and off-road bikes, they have always been there to ruffle the feathers of the other three of the Big Four and always in …

Kawasaki Heavy Industries is planning a squeaky entry when it comes to future plans – and they don’t like to put all their eggs in one basket.  According to a report from RideApart, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, the parent company of Kawasaki Motorcycles, has just laid out a plan on how to tackle the next handful …

While every decade has its icons, the 1970s have so many good models to choose from. It was a time when the Japanese were really stamping their authority over the scene, flexing muscles and cylinders with each other, and driving once-mighty international brands into obscurity. Despite the changing landscape, the 70s created some of the …

Meet Raceward Studios. They’re Italian, they’re curators of state-of-the-art virtual racing games, and they’re about to welcome home their newest brainchild: RiMS Racing. If you’ve ever played Grand Theft Auto or iRacer, you’ll know what I’m talking about when I say that the huge list of options available to customize and pimp out a virtual …

Represent the Green Electric green can be a hard color to pull off unless it’s in the context of racing-related apparel. For our die-hard Team Kawasaki-loving readers, the company now has an apparel collection to support the KRT WSBK racing squad. The collection features shirts and sweaters that have a visual appearance that looks like …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe: Retro cafe vibes, modern cafe technology Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Kawasaki’s 2021 Z900RS Cafe is a throwback to the lightweight, four-cylinder road rockets that raced between cafe stops in the 1960s and 1970s. A lowered seat height, raked back clip ons, and the aerodynamic headlight cowling …

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, …

Middleweight Adventurer: The 2022 Kawasaki KLR 650 Adventure Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The KLR 650 Adventure is the top-spec KLR model in the 2021 Kawasaki line-up. It’s an impressive motorcycle that takes everything that we already love about the newly revived KLR 650 but fuses it with a shopping list of …

The 2022 Kawasaki KLR 650 Traveler: A US Exclusive Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The KLR 650 Traveler variant is exclusive to the US 2021 Kawasaki line-up. It’s not available in Canada, sadly. This model is almost identical to the base model KLR 650, though it features a number of accessories that …

The Dual-Sport King Returns: The 2022 Kawasaki KLR 650 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Despite being a part of the 2021 Kawasaki line-up, the famously green Japanese manufacturer has decided to badge up the new KLR 650 as a 2022 model. Don’t worry though, it’s very much available in 2021! The arrival …

The 2021 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS: Designed For Long-Distance Sports Touring Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS is the latest model of the Japanese manufacturer’s entry into the long-range sports touring category. Utilizing a 1,352 cc DOHC liquid cooled inline-four, the biggest four cylinder in the entire …

The 2021 Kawasaki KX450: Super-Class Motocross & Cross Country Agility & Power Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The KX450 and KX450X are two versions of the same model by Kawasaki for the 2021 model lineup. The KX450 is designed to be taken from the dealership floor to supercross competition without passing go …

There’s no doubt that the motorcycling landscape is changing. Over a relatively short period of time, we’ve seen a bigger focus on emissions regulations, the development of affordable electric models, and unexpected new trends. While we know that many governments across the globe have ambitious plans to phase out the production of new internal combustion …

Radar For The Future What’s arguably cooler (or just as cool, I guess) than a supercharged race bike? A supercharged sport touring bike, of course, geared more towards comfort and long-distance riding! Kawasaki’s supercharged H2 lineup has seen a size increase since the first H2 was released back in 2015. We now have a naked …

The 2021 Kawasaki KX250/KX250X: Motocross & Cross Country Power Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The KX250 and KX250X are two versions of the same model by Kawasaki Motorcycles in the 2021 model lineup. The KX250 is designed from the get-go to be a fully competition ready, strong motocross bike, while the KX250X …

The 2021 Kawasaki KX 100: Bridge To The Big Bikes Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KX 100 is designed by Kawasaki to be a bridging motorcycle, that is, to be able to give a young rider age 10+ their first feel of a top spec motocross racer. This 2021 off …

The 2021 Kawasaki KX 85: An Amateur Motocross Bike For The Young Rider Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KX 85 is the Japanese company’s official race bike for the amateur 85cc competition class. Featuring an 84cc liquid cooled two stroke single, it is intended to provide the grunt and …

The 2021 Kawasaki KX 65: The Perfect Beginner Motocross Bike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KX 65 is the Japanese company’s introductory motocross bike for youth in their 2021 lineup. Featuring a 64cc liquid cooled two stroke single with a reed valve, it makes the same noise, produces the …

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300SM: A Full-On Race Bike For The Streets Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300SM is a brand new model from the venerable Japanese brand. Based on the KLX 300R platform, the 300SM takes the off-road bike and wraps it in full street gear. It …

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300: A Dual-Sport Masterpiece Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300 is one of two brand new models from the venerable Japanese brand. Based on the KLX 300R platform, the KLX 300 takes the off-road bike and gives it a more street friendly stance. It …

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 230 ABS: A Subtle, Competent Dual-Sport Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KLX 230 ABS is designed by Kawasaki to be a trail bike with number plates. Unlike it’s bigger brother the KLX 300, the 230 is much more at home on the trail than the road. …

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300R: The Bridge Between Trail Bike & Race Bike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300R is the top of the line trail bike from the Japanese brand. Using knowledge gained from Kawasaki’s motocross and supercross racing programs, a liquid cooled, super-lightweight, four stroke 292cc …

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 230R: A Trail Rider In Motocross Clothes Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 230R is the first of the Japanese brand’s full sized trail bikes, designed exclusively to conquer dirt trails while hopping over tree roots, scramble over rocks, and generally get you where you’re …

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 140R Series: The Best Bikes To Learn Trail Riding For The Intermediate Rider Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 140R, 140R L, and 110R F dirt bikes are designed to be progressively used by teenaged riders to progress through to full sized off-road bikes. Powered …

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 110R/110R L: A Friendly Off-Roader For Beginners Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 110R and 110R L dirt bikes are designed to be the perfect beginner junior motorcycles for those younger riders that want something to really get the fun going. Powered by a 112cc …

The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS: Designed To Cross Continents Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS is the top of the line touring cruiser from the Japanese company. Powered by a 1,700cc liquid cooled V-twin, much like its brother the 1700 Vaquero, it is tuned …

The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS: The Ultimate Japanese Bagger Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS is designed with exactly one thing in mind: Elegant day-touring. Powered by a 1,700cc liquid cooled V-twin, 81 HP and 108 lb-ft of torque allow for easy highway rides …

The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 900: Accessible Cruiser For Everyone Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 comes in three sets of clothing: The bare, raw 900 Classic, a city cruiser through and through; the 900 Custom, an expression of American custom style from Japanese manufacturer; and the 900 Classic …

The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan S/S Cafe: The Essential Light Sports Cruiser Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan S and Vulcan S Cafe models are a very interesting take on a sports cruiser. Whereas most cruisers, including in Kawasaki’s own lineup, are powered by V-twins, the Vulcan S uses the …

The 2021 Kawasaki Versys 1000 SE is an Adventure Tourer With the Heart of a Sportbike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Versys 1000 ABS SE LT+ is the highest spec adventure bike from the venerable Japanese manufacturer. The engine of the bike, a 1,043cc inline-four, is shared with the …

2021 Kawasaki Versys-X 650: The Quintessential Mid-Sized Adventure Tourer Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Versys 650 ABS is Kawasaki Motorcycle’s middleweight adventure tourer, now standardized as a global model instead of being just for the US and Japanese markets. Using a 649cc liquid-cooled DOHC parallel-twin based on the engine from …

The 2021 Kawasaki Versys-X 300: A Small Adventurer For City Fun Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Versys-X 300 is Kawasaki’s smallest adventure motorcycle in the 2021 lineup, designed mostly for city roads and maybe some gravel and dirt alleyways. More accurately an adventure tourer than an out-and-out adventure bike, and partially …

The 2021 Kawasaki W800 is a Modern Take On a True Japanese Classic Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Kawasaki’s 2021 W800 is currently the only offering of a sport heritage motorcycle designed from one of Japan’s big four, Kawasaki. Designed to replicate the look and feel of the 1960’s Kawasaki W1, it …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z400 ABS: Naked For New Riders Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Z400 ABS is Kawasaki’s naked for the new rider. Japanese-made, small, light, and razor-sharp, the 399cc Z400 more lets you feel the wind in your face. Sharing 98% of its DNA with the Kawasaki Ninja …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z125 Pro: Calling Your Inner Hooligan Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Well hello inner child, you want to come out and get hooligan crazy? Sounds like a blast, and here is the perfect hooligan accessory, the made in Japan Kawasaki Z125 Pro. Let’s be honest, our inner child is …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z H2 SE: Supercharged Hypernaked With Extra Sauce Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Boy, what a predicament the engineers found themselves in when looking at the 2021 Kawasaki lineup, they just had to add a little extra sauce somewhere. That “somewhere” was the all-new for 2021 Z H2 SE. …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z H2: Supercharged Hypernaked Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The world of Hypernaked motorcycles has typically belonged to just a select small group of manufacturers. The Japanese-made, Kawasaki Z H2 is a sniper shot at that group. Honestly, it’s dead on the mark. Since blowing the collective minds of …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z900RS (and Cafe): Old School, New Cool Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Kawasaki has done a brilliant homage to the iconic Z1, with the styling of the Z900RS. We have seen many attempts to bring the old school cool into modern machines, often badly by the cager crowd (think …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z900: Supernaked Sugomi Style Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Taking over the top ‘Z” spot in the 2021 Kawasaki lineup, the Z900 checks many boxes on an enthusiasts list for a great street fighter. At 948cc with an ultra-lightweight chassis, every ride is met with exceptional power, responsiveness, and …