Kawasaki Z1 1973 World Speed Record Part 1 of 2
Kawasaki "So Far So Fast" video features the 1973 24 hour endurance record on the Kawasaki Z1 at Daytona. Features rider Yvon Duhamel. This is one segment from the restored video player " Kawasaki Good Times Theatre". The Good Times Theatre video players were used at Kawasaki dealerships in the 1970's for customer viewing on the showrooms. This restored video features great Kawasaki moments from the mid to late 1970's. Audio quality on the restored video is fair, but clearly understandable. This is a great piece of Motorcycle History. Hope you enjoy it.
The Story of Seventies Superbikes
A review of the milestone Japanese Superbikes of the 1970s. Part of a feature for Classic Bike Magazine, John Naish tells the story from behind the handlebars of the era’s legendary bikes: the Honda CB750, Honda 500 Four, Kawasaki H2 750, Kawasaki Z1, Suzuki GT750, Honda GoldWing, Suzuki GS1000 and Honda CBX. The 70s was an incredible period of motorcycle development. In less than 8 years, everything changed forever – before 1969, features such as electronic ignition, disc brakes, top speeds of over 130 mp/h or quarter mile times of around 12 seconds were almost unheard of. These unique Superbikes made that performance accessible to the mass market. Shot at Paul Brace’s Proper Bikes in Sussex, England. A Brightside Media production http://brightside-media.com
kawasaki z1 1327cc
my dads kawasaki z1a painted as a z1b with a 1327cc APE big block high comp pistons massive valves high lift cams 8 plug head vance&hines Exhaust 37mm keihin cr carbs built by debben performance featured in april 2002 streetfighters magazine modified and braced frame jmc swing arm harrison billet front brakes standard drum on the rear akront alloy rims with stainless spokes and much MORE. would swap for diesel astra LOL!!!
200 MPH Motorcycle Crash
wiped out twice while trying to set a world record ron cook: http://www.pureguts.com/sdm.asp?pg=stories&specific=1