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Motorcycles Kawasaki - History and traditions

Established as Kawasaki aircraft company primarily for the manufacture of components and parts for aircraft, Kawasaki started his first company in the world of motorcycles in 1949 with a motorcycle. Taking three years to develop and complete, the mass of a year later as a 148cc engine with a four-stroke, single cylinder and with a maximum capacity of 4 liters.

Twelve months in 1954, the first complete motorbike was manufactured in accordance with Meihatsu part of a larger company Kawasaki aircraft. It took six years in the company with motorcycles, and in 1960 with the opening is imminent, the company bought Meguro Motorcycles and began mass production of motorcycles immediately.

Over the years, Kawasaki Racing Team in competitiveness compared with its first success in the next Dave Simmonds 1969, when he won the world championship 125cc.

Shadow on all other computers on the bike in mid-1970 until mid-1980, Kawasaki used medal medal in various classes and firmly in the racing scene with its world-class motorcycles.

After several years of career with various teams and riders, Kawasaki in 2007, a subsidiary of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kawasaki Motors Racing to think about all the activities that are in the Kawasaki Racing - in the first place team MotoGP.

Only the winners of World Championship Superbike (1993), while Reg Pridmore and Eddie Lawson are credible states, two of the most famous jockeys Kawasaki certainly Anton Mang and Kork Ballington. Mang won several World Championships for Kawasaki in the early 1980's, in the 250cc and 350cc class, while Ballington was Mang predecessor and won two World Championships during 1978 and 1979, for the 250cc and 350cc categories.

While Mang and Ballington famous horse Motorcycles Kawasaki, Kawasaki, winner of the largest and most popular, of course, go riders Doug Chandler. American Kawasaki pilot in the 1990's and early 2000's and won three AMA Superbike Championship, during his tenure - the first in 1990, the second in 1996, the last in 1997. One of four riders to win the AMA Greater helmet - a mile, half mile, a short path, TT and road race - Chandler was on duty in the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2006.

As racing motorcycle, Kawasaki is fantastic on the road motorcycles. Since the beginning of 1990 KSE500 popular KZ900, Kawasaki motorcycles is definitely the most famous of their Ninja range. At least 20 cycles with the label of the Ninja, which is very popular with all types of riders, but there is a bike for all types of drivers and the competition. Since mid-1980's Ninja ZXR 750 currently popular ZZR1400, each bike has the same, famous Kawasaki characteristics but in their own right. It is also important to note that, by their very nature, Kawasaki Motorcycles has always been the role of Maverick in the industry and a sense of independence from their main competitors has always been present.

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