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2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Review | First Ride

The 600cc sportbike category was the most hotly contested class in motorcycling during the 1990s and into the mid-2000s, with completely redesigned models every...

2024 Kawasaki Eliminator Review | Video

The all-new 2024 Kawasaki Eliminator is an entry-level cruiser with a sporty character. It slots above smaller beginner bikes to be a motorcycle that...

2024 Kawasaki Eliminator Review | First Ride

When a new rider asks for advice on a good first bike, they quickly find out that opinions vary wildly. Some will suggest a...

2023 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-4RR Review | Video

We review the 2023 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-4RR, featuring a liquid-cooled 399cc inline-Four with DOHC and 16 valves, at the Thunderhill Raceway Park in Northern...

Kawasaki Announces Three Returning Models for 2024

Kawasaki’s 2024 model lineup is taking shape as the brand announces more new, updated, and returning motorcycles. We’ve already shared news on the all-new...

2023 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-4RR | First Ride Review 

It’s a rare situation when a motorcycle debuts in a class of its own, but that’s what we have here in the 2023 Kawasaki...

2024 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2024 motorcycle buyers guide highlights new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. As with previous buyers guides, we will also...

2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R | First Look Review

The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R supersport gets a major update for model year 2024 in terms of efficiency, usability, and looks. Some of the changes...

2024 Kawasaki KLX300 and KLX300SM | First Look Review

The Kawasaki KLX300 dual-sport and the KLX300SM supermoto were introduced in 2021 to replace the KLX250. Both models are powered by a 292cc DOHC...

2024 Kawasaki Eliminator | First Look Review

Kawasaki as announced the all-new 2024 Kawasaki Eliminator, a bike the company says was “built with a timeless design, bringing a sleek and low...

Best Motorcycles for Smaller Riders: Seat Height 31-31.9 Inches

Choices for smaller, affordable motorcycles are growing, and that’s good news for riders looking for a fun bike that won’t break the bank. Whether...

Best Motorcycles for Smaller Riders: Seat Heights 30-30.9 Inches 

Walking into a dealership as a shorter rider, or as someone who just wants a smaller ride, can feel a little limiting. You stroll...

Riding the Ozarks on Big Singles | Favorite Ride

As the saying goes, it’s the journey and not the destination that makes the trip. But how does one describe a destination that is...

A Century of Supercharged and Turbocharged Motorcycles

Contributor Erik Slaven takes us on a ride through a century's worth of history on supercharged and turbocharged motorcycles, the Wonder Twins of forced...

2023 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-4RR | First Look Review

In 2018, Kawasaki distinguished itself from Honda and Yamaha by bumping displacement of its entry-level sportbike up from 300cc to 400cc with the introduction...

Best Motorcycles for Smaller Riders: Seat Heights Under 30 Inches

Choices for smaller, affordable motorcycles are growing, and that’s good news for riders looking for a fun bike that won’t break the bank. Whether...

Kawasaki Announces More New and Updated 2023 Models

Kawasaki has announced a slew of new and updated models to its 2023 lineup. New models include three additions to the KLX230 family and...

2023 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2023 motorcycle buyers guide highlights new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. We will continually update the guide as new...

Kawasaki Announces More 2023 Returning Models

Kawasaki announced the return of several sport, retro sport, naked, cruiser, adventure touring, and dual-sport models to its motorcycle lineup. These 2023 motorcycles are...

2022 Kawasaki Versys 650 | First Ride Review

My 2009 Kawasaki Versys 650 was one of the best utilitarian two-wheelers I’ve owned, but since I’m always putting miles on test bikes, I...

Kawasaki Announces 2023 Returning Models, New Electric Balance Bike

The whole family will be able to take their turn on two wheels following  the recent announcement from Kawasaki of the return of three...

2022 Kawasaki Z650RS | First Ride Review

The last bike I rode before swinging a leg over the 2022 Kawasaki Z650RS was a 1975 Honda CB400F SuperSport. I’ve owned this Honda...

2022 Kawasaki Z 50th Anniversary | First Look Review

To challenge the dominance of Honda’s CB750, Kawasaki unleashed the Z1 in 1972. At the time, Team Green didn’t just produce the most powerful...

2022 Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure | Road Test Review

The word legend is overused, especially by cliché-loving motojournalists, but when it comes to the world of adventure riding, the Kawasaki KLR650 can lay...

2022 Kawasaki Versys 650 | First Look Review

Since its introduction in 2008, the 650cc Versys – the name is derived from “versatile” and “system” – has been a popular adventure-style streetbike...

2022 Kawasaki KLX230 SE | First Look Review

In mid-October Kawasaki unveiled the KLX230S, a more accessible version of its popular KLX230 dual-sport with reduced suspension travel and a lower seat height...

2022 Kawasaki Z900 SE | First Look Review

Kawasaki has spiced up the Z900 mix with a new SE model, which adds upgraded brakes and suspension. The Z900 SE’s styling draws from Kawasaki's...

2022 Kawasaki Z900RS SE | First Look Review

Kawasaki has announced a new "SE" version of its retro-styled Z900RS for 2022, which features upgraded suspension and brakes. Up front are new radial-mount...

2022 Kawasaki KLX230S | First Look Review

The 2022 Kawasaki KLX230S is still a durable, simple dual-sport, but now you don't have to be a giant to get your boots on...

2022 Kawasaki Z650RS ABS | First Look Review

Joining the larger Z900RS is the 2022 Kawasaki Z650RS ABS, a retro-styled middleweight with a liquid-cooled, 649cc parallel-Twin and chassis derived from the Z650...

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