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Kawasaki KZ400


Posted on June 24th, by Scott in Café Racer, Classic. 1 Comment

This is a bike that doesn’t get much airplay anymore. Apart from the legendary KZ400.com (appropriate name). Originally run by Odd Ivar Bekkelund, who was obsessed with the KZ400. Unfortunatley he passed away last year (2008) and his son has left all his Dads posts and hard work up in memory of his Dad. The “original” Kawasaki KZ400 was a 398cc twin cylinder produced from 1974-1984. These motorcycles were marketed as fuel efficient transportation back in the 70’s. So you could say they were like the Prius of the bike world. It doesn’t make a bad Cafe racer either.





  • http://blog.naturalnetworks.net Ben

    This bike reminds me of the Kawasaki Zephyr which is a bike that I’ve pondered over as a possible project platform.