Kawasaki is recalling Concours 14 police motorcycles for multiple problems


Kawasaki is recalling 337  model year 2012-2013 Concours 14 police motorcycles. The improper installation of additional police accessories may cause multiple safety issues such as fuel leaks, reduction of braking ability and loss of electrical power to the engine, resulting… Continue Reading


Hall of Famer, Kawasaki icon Jeff Fredette selected as Grand Marshal for 2011 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — In 1978, a nervous rookie off-roader lined up in the rural Swedish countryside at the biggest off-road race in the world, the International Six Days Trial (ISDT). Six days later, Jeff Fredette was credited with a gold medal finish,… Continue Reading


The Everyday Bike for the Real World; 2011 Ninja 1000


“A purpose-built sport bike for the street.” So you are getting older and your knees and back aren’t what they use be but you love sport bikes. You grew up with your wrists down, rear end up, and as far… Continue Reading


2009-2010 Vulcan Motorcycles Recalled

Check with your dealer to see if your Vulcan is on the recall list

Kawasaki is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Vulcan motorcycles. The engine may stall if the rider is coasting with the clutch pulled in due to an improper setting of the engine control unit (ECU).  An unexpected engine stall could result… Continue Reading


AMA Dragbike is gone, but Straightliner magazine lives on

[facebook_ilike] Straightliner is sorry to see AMA Dragbike go, but America’s only all-motorcycle drag racing magazine is looking forward to more time with the many thriving series in the sport. In addition to complete coverage of every Mickey Thompson MiRock… Continue Reading


Kawasaki Returns To Police Duty

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. is offering the Concours™ 14 ABS Police motorcycle to U.S. law enforcement agencies.  Complete sales and support services are available through the company’s network of more than 1,100 U.S. motorcycle dealers. Kawasaki will provide post-sale warranty… Continue Reading


The Big Z-Kawasaki Z1000 Road Test

By: Neale Bayly It’s easy for me. I’ve been wearing naked standard tinted glasses since I watched old KZ900s and GS1000s roaming the earth in the late ‘70s. Personally graduating to a Laverda 1200 by the early ‘80s, after a… Continue Reading