In the late 1990s and early 2000s Kawasaki had problems. Bike sales weren't brilliant and there was a feeling that the company had lost its direction. New models were short on the ground and, dare we say it, Big Green had become stagnant. A breath of fresh air was needed, and it ...
, handles great, has a mint motor and is good off track, too. I'd take a 749R over any 999 anytime. If I had £13,595!Evolution:1995: The 748 Biposto is launched. Visually identical to the 916 it comes with usd forks and a single sided swingarm. A higher spec
when they could simply get on it and ride to their mates.And all this has to be considered when riding the FMX, because it's easy to write it off before it has even turned a wheel. Look at the specs. The 644cc, air-cooled single pre-dates dinosaurs
I remember the first time I saw my dad wearing jeans. He just looked wrong. Dad's from a generation of slack-wearers, not denim, and him in Levi's finest looked as out of place as a Casio watch in a Ben-Hur film.But progress and the passing of time catch up with us all, and in 20...
You hear stories about soldiers who, in the heat of battle, commit acts of either unbelievable bravery, or just plain insanity, depending on your point of view. Going above and beyond the call of duty, they often get a medal to honour their bravado.I would like to nominate Ducati...
For all their might and development budgets there’s something the Japanese manufacturers are unable to pump into their bikes at will, and that’s soul.It doesn’t matter if it has toe-curling bhp, suspension that can be adjusted in a multitude of directions or mind-bending futurist...
MUCH LIKE THE child of two very closely related redneck hicks the baby Multistrada was never going to be a looker. Launched in the middle of 2005 the 620 was the entry level Multistrada from Ducati, aiming to cash in on the surprising success of its 1000cc parent and attract a ne...
The beautiful planet we all live on is falling apart. Seas are rising, icecaps are melting and pandas are having trouble getting it up. Global warming is to blame: we're burning too much fuel, creating too many pollutants and allowing cows to fart unhindered. All of which is caus...
in Buxton brought all the memories flooding back! It wasn't my best season, but my team mate Neil Hodgson won the BSB championship and a WSB title.The 998R has the same raw feel as the full-spec racer with its instant throttle response and massive mid
for it.Kawasaki Z750S SpecsTYPE - STREETBIKE PRODUCTION DATE - 2005 PRICE NEW - £5545 ENGINE CAPACITY - 748cc POWER - 108bhp@11,500rpm TORQUE - 55lb.ft@8200rpm WEIGHT - 229kg SEAT HEIGHT - 805mm FUEL CAPACITY - 18L TOP SPEED - 145mph 0
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