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Bike Crush: Kawasaki ZRX1200R
We know. Stock bikes often suck.
But there’s a certain stocker from a few years back that, in its simplicity and straighforward brawn – has us all het up.
Kawasaki’s ZRX1200R is not only simple, muscular and to-the-point – it is relatively affordable. Keihin carbs, four into one. Bikini fairing. What’s not to like?
The bike emerged as a ‘replica of a replica’ of the bike that Eddie Lawson rode to victory in the AMA Superbike Series in the early eighties.
And that’s the thing, I reckon, that is the motif of the bike’s appeal. There’s something in the letters AMA that denotes a certain badassness that is eternally appealing.
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