Kawasaki Ninja 300 – Road Test

The baby brother of Pirelli’s 2015 SA bike of the year, the infamous H2, has quite a name to live up to. While it does not have the legs of the ZX-6, the Ninja 300 has the heart of a lion. The littler Kawasaki is extremely nimble on the track and in traffic So what […]

Kawasaki ZX-14R – Road Test

When it comes to top speed and acceleration, the ZX-14R is a brutal machine. But it also has a gentle, practical side, as our reviewers discovered. Tester 1: Eugene Herbert – Boardroom assessment and fair-weather rider While it is true that many riders enjoy Harley-Davidson and related cruisers, they have never been the benchmark of […]

Patensie, Steytlerville, Uitenhage – 1 day (dual)

1. Total distance of route and date of ride?  300km; July 2014 2. How long did it take to complete? Were you going fast or travelling leisurely? Leisurely, eight hours. 3. Why are you recommending this route? What’s special about it? Less travelled Baviaanskloof area; beautiful mountain surroundings. And for those living near the Baviaanskloof […]

Teenage Ninja ready to hit the streets.

Kawasaki gave it’s baby Ninja (250) a teenage brother. The Ninja 300 will sell alongside the smaller-engined machine towards the end of October this year. The Ninja 300 delivers 18% more power and 24% more torque from a 20 % capacity increase, with 39 horsepower (29 kW) arriving at 11 000 rpm and 27 Nm of torque […]

Kawasaki Z1000SX

What is it? The Kawasaki Z1000SX is presented as a Sports Touring bike, with some attitude thrown in for good measure. Well, it does that and some spirited robot-to-robot drags as well. In this guise, the new Z is given a half-fairing and some new body panels. The handlebars are higher, providing for a more […]