the performance advantage over the aggressive Honda, while their owners are left trying to set up their bank of carburettors?Continue the Classic Scrap: Honda CBX1000 vs. Kawasaki Z1300 - 2/3
"the alternator mounted behind the cylinders is common now but was radical for 1984."Honda must have been revolutionary then, because they fitted the CBX 1000`s alternator, driven by a multiplate wet clutch, 6 years earlier in 1978! scorpio24v wrote (see)"the alternator mounted ...
Great article, thank you very much i grinned and nodded to myself all the way through it.Great bikes i recall them both although i rode the Honda Four for most of my youth... i remember clearly the day i traded in my CB 250 for a second hand K4 750, my mates on their 250's were i...
– created the monster that was speed tested at 140mph, and subsequently, one of the most iconic legends in the history of Italian classics.Laverda enjoyed success and adulation in equal measures but were guilty of resting on their laurels while Honda were
Click to read: Kawasaki KR-1S owners reviewsClick to read: Suzuki RGV250 owners reviewsIt’s not a difficult year to remember, as I was busy screaming from pillar to post in a frenzied quarter-litre rampage, oblivious to the rights of fellow road users as I was practising the art ...
that they really designed a liquid cooled 4 stroke engine especially for a bike. If you want to see some fantastic Z1300 and CBX's try to get to the Classic Bol Dor, at Magny Cours, there are parade laps prior to the races and there are loads of real class bikes
I had an RGV250M and a KR1S in the 90's. The KR was so much useable though, but the RGV handled better but didn't sound so nice. So some years later, I built my own KR with some great customised suspension and brakes and a modified motor. Even though its over 20 years old, it can...
Jota? Only a paltry 130mph? Slower than a hotted up BSA Rocket 3 or a Vincent Black Shadow? Be serious! In your own text you confirm it's good for 140mph. And that's NO bull. Jota Claimed power is generally around the 80 BHP mark and a good one will just about make that, although...
Click to read: Yamaha FZR1000R EXUP owners reviewsClick to read: Suzuki GSX-R1100 owners reviewsIn the days before fuel injection and comedy dry n the days before fuel injection and comedy dry weight claims, we were feasting on the new breed of ultra-fast, fully focused and jolly...
There are countless magic moments from Kevin Schwantz's career, not least his '93 championship but is this scrap with Doohan (not to mention Rainey and Kocinski) one of his best last laps?
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