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Just added this beauty to my little collection - a 2011 Kawasaki W800 - I love the retro styling, all the chrome and the fuel injection wink

Brian

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Nice, hope to see a few ride photos on the forum

Cheers Terry

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Might take it to the classic bike club meet tonight as it's "ride your bike night" and, when we go into our meeting, the bar staff go out into the car park and choose the "nicest" bike.

I think it's pretty enough to stand a chance with the ladies wink



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My Triumph's always attract onlookers & most said they & or someone they knew had one just like it, don't have the heart to tell them the truth LOL

Terry

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Terry.
I have a rdlc.
Every time i take it out i get the same.
"I had 1 of those.sometimes i get when i lived in the uk....

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That looks very nice and I'm sure it will turn a few heads !!!

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nice..
retro right down to the tyres...
new version of the Dunlop TT100..



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Nice ride, I like your style.  I'm liking the modern retro Kawasakis.

Another Kawasaki modern retro I lust after is the Z900RS................... Maybe oneday

 

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that's a nice kawasaki and probably in the best colour too smile



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How's it ride??

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The W800 rides nicely and really suits my riding style.

I wanted a modern road bike that wouldn't give me points on my licence or land me in hospital (or worse) coz the bike was too much better than its rider.

I love the retro look and initially thought my only choices would be from the range of Hinckley Triumphs but I spotted the Kawasaki in my mate's collection and fell in in love with the US styling with the high bars and chrome plus the retro look. My old WR250R had EFI and it worked really well - no choke, fuel leaks etc and good mpg - so the EFI on the W800 was another tick in the box.

I don't thrash the bike and it encourages me to ride sensibly. It is easy to get lazy as the engine has great torque. I find myself taking roundabouts in top gear and having to change down to stop pinking on accelerating on exit disbelief  In a way, it is very similar to riding the A10 but without the A10's lovely Brit-bike exhaust note!

It's cornering abilities far exceed my bravery! It came with after-market Hagon rear shocks and after stiffening them up for my weight (about 4 stone heavier than my mate!) they work well.

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Kaos wrote:

Nice ride, I like your style.  I'm liking the modern retro Kawasakis.

Another Kawasaki modern retro I lust after is the Z900RS................... Maybe oneday

 

2018-Kawasaki-Z900RS-5671.jpg


 love the remake of the Z1A..... But I would have the real Z1B beside it anytime..



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