Paul Hood from England’s The Daily Mirror sent over this video he made about the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R. He looks at the bike’s history, technology and performance, riding the new superbike at Qatar’s Losail circuit at night.
Flying to New York straight from their first test at Daytona with Team Cycle World Attack Performance last week, Eric Bostrom and JD Beach took the time to take me out for Sushi. We talked about racing on a banked … Continued
Kawasaki USA has just announced that the mysterious stop-sale on the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R will be lifted, identifying the previously-mysterious fault as residing in the intake valve springs. As stated when the not-a-recall was announced on December 11, the problem … Continued
Yesterday, rumors began to circulate of a possible recall taking place on the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R. You know, the superbike that’s 20bhp down in North America compared to the ones being sold in the rest of the world. Now, just … Continued
This dyno chart shows the difference between a stock, North American 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R and one that’s had its ECU told to stop restricting throttle openings at high RPM. Both measurements include the same slip-on exhaust canister. Courtesy of Speed … Continued
First, we told you that the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R would make 197bhp at the crank (207 with ram air), then we learned that North American Ninjas would lose about 20bhp thanks to problems passing EPA noise regulations. Now, a shop … Continued
When the embargo finally ended and we were able to bring you analysis of the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R without pissing off Kawasaki we told you the bike was significant not because of its unprecedentedly powerful engine — 197bhp — but … Continued