2019 Kawasaki W800s

Captain_Slash

Blokes Who Can
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Jun 28, 2011
Bikes
BMW 310GS Honda Wave 125 Honda MSX 125
I had heard it couldn't pass Euro 4, I guess that was because of the rear drum brake preventing it from having ABS.
Now it has got a proper rear brake
 

DrGMIA

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Pit stop after 6th ride around the world, in USA,
Bikes
Oldest 1931, newest 2016, numerous makes and models in between on several continents
Soon available in USA. Nice looking clone that wont leak oil, electrics will work, electric starter and FI so not have to worry about the POS AMAL carb rattling itself to death.
Kawasaki HI has been very good in this clone market niche.
In 1965 they came out with the W 1, an admitted copy of the 1955 BSA A10 Road Rocket.
W 1.jpg

W 2.JPG

If you can't read German, what was interesting was the blue sign below describing the W1. The last sentence says the W 1 was "besser,"which translates to better. 5555
W 5.jpg

Photographs were taken last year at the Deutsches Zweidrad-Museum, in the small town of Neckersulm, Germany. As a dedicated motorhead I've stopped here often as the displays change. This one has been in place for at least 20 years.

"Dr. G" MIA
Adventure Editor-at-Large, Kawasaki's ACCELERATE magazine
Soul Sexual Survivor: www.greataroundtheworldmotorcycleadventurerally.com
 
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