Category Archives: kawasaki

I Shouda Been A Contender

When I was young, still “made out of rubber and magic,” and full of unfounded confidence in my invulnerability I restarted my motorcycling life with a purchase of a 1971 Kawasaki 350 Big Horn. Motorcycles had been a big, then … Continue reading

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My Motorcycles: 1986 Kawasaki KLR 600

If you’re a glutton for punishment, you can learn more about the KLR600. You might be able to tell from all the non-stock stuff on this bike that I really wanted the KLR to be my personal statement about motorcycling. … Continue reading

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My Motorcycles: 1971 Kawasaki Bighorn 350

Learn more about this bike The Kawasaki Bighorn was my first real dirt bike. The link above tells you a lot about this history of this rotary-valved, 350cc two-stroke, 33-hp, 400+ lb. monster. It’s important to remember, however, that these … Continue reading

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MOTORCYCLE REVIEW: 2009 Kawasaki Versys KLE650

All Rights Reserved © 2009 Thomas W. Day Gus handed over the Versys at about 8PM on a rare temperate early April evening. Our test bike was decked in Kawasaki’s Candy Lime Green, which was a nice thought after this … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Review: Riding High 2002 KLR 650

[This is pretty cool. Way back in 2002, I was still wearing my 1984 Aerostich Roadcrafter. I’d almost forgotten about that old reliable suit with the cotton stuffed into the shoulders, elbows, and knees as “armor.” It was so worn … Continue reading

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