1974 Kawasaki Z1 900
Someone once told me when looking to buy a cycle… you want to pay about $1 per cc. Unfortunately, I don’t think this is accurate anymore since vintage cycles have gained popularity…
I have no need for a 3rd cycle, but this popped up for about $.65 per cc, with a title, under 10K miles, so I couldn’t say no.
This bike was made by Kawi to trump the Honda cb750 in every category. It was basically Kawi’s race bike of the 70’s.
Pretty rare. I’ve never seen one before.
– twin cam
– 82 hp
– aftermarket cross drilled rotors with optional 2nd disk
– aftermarket Borrani deep dish aluminum rims!
After giving it a tune-up / carb clean and a brake rebuild, it runs like a champ. Fast as shit.
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Published - Nov 26, 2010
Karl was a longtime Philadelphia area vintage motorcycle rider that frequented Two Wheel Tuesday from time to time. Some of you may have met him or saw him in his wheelchair last year at the Norton Gathering in Washington Crossing State Park. The photo above is of the gravestone Karl had pre-ordered the beginning of […]