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.