“I had a desire for a classic bike that could actually be ridden hard…” Introduced in 1976, the Kawasaki KZ750 twin was a big twin designed to compete with the Triumph Bonneville and Yamaha XS650. […]
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In 1976, Kawasaki introduced the KZ750 Twin, meant to compete against large-bore vertical twins like the Triumph Bonneville, Yamaha XS650, and the bygone British twins of yesteryear. But the KZ was no throwback — the […]
The Kawasaki KZ750/Z750, introduced in 1976, was a 55-hp vertical twin designed for riders who preferred the dependability, character, and easy maintenance of a big twin — a machine that recalled the 750 twins of […]
A civilized scrambler for the Caribbean lifestyle… Sixteen years ago, automotive mechanic Andres Salcedo came to Canada from his homeland of Colombia, where his father owned a shop — Caldas — for more than 40 […]
Argentina has become a hotbed of custom bike-building, particularly tracker and scrambler builds. When Argentine-born Sebastian Achaval moved to NYC to found his eyewear brand, oneYedeer, his passion for motorbikes followed him. A former motocross […]
This blood-red Kawasaki KZ750 twin cafe racer, garage-built by Shad Alexander of Alabama, won the People’s Choice Award at Ace Corner during this year’s Barber Vintage Festival. Incredibly, this was Shad’s first build attempt and he did all the work himself, including making the fiberglass underbelly, lacing and truing the wheels, and building his own paint booth.
Only a handful of the world’s builders have an unmistakable style, allowing you to identify one of their builds at a glance. Droog Moto Concepts, run by the husband/wife team of Max and Erica Droog, […]