August 10, 2012
Greg Drevenstedt takes you behind the scenes as Rider tested the Kawasaki Ninja 650, ER-6n and Versys – along with the KLR650 and KLX250S dual sport bikes.
July 6, 2012
(This Retrospective article was featured in the July 2012 issue of Rider Magazine) Story and photography by Clement Salvadori Year/Model: 1981 Kawasaki KZ750-E Owner: Franco Teti, Los Osos, California Class distinctions by engine size are important, and are often delineated by the numbers on a motorcycle’s... Read more »
April 2, 2012
Before a burst of technology and specialization in the mid 1980s commenced sharpening our motorcycles into sportbikes, long-distance luxury tourers and cruisers, a street bike was a street bike. In those days you pretty much used the same one for everything: touring, commuting, canyon carving, even dirt... Read more »
December 22, 2011
Rider Magazine went to Las Vegas to test the all new 2012 Kawasaki ZX-14R. We spent a day with Rickey Gadson at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway perfecting the quarter mile. Then we took the bike for a road ride later that afternoon.
April 12, 2011
Rider February 2011 On the cover of our current issue (February 2011) is the new 2011 Kawasaki Ninja 1000, a fully faired version of the Z1000 that features roomier ergonomics, an adjustable windscreen and touring accessories. Few motorcycle model names have been as enduring as Ninja. The name invokes... Read more »