Kawasaki Z650RS | A Retro Revolution?
Kawasaki claim to have started a retro revolution – or a ‘retrovolution’ – with the introduction of this, the Z650RS. They reckon it’ll open up the mid-capacity class to ‘a wide range of riders’; although you’d probably have to say that it’s already open to most. Nevertheless, if you’re... Read more
Alex Lowes extends contract with KRT
Its just been announced that Kawasaki’s second fastest superbike rider Alex Lowes has signed a new multi-year contract to remain with the Japanese factory for another year at least. Despite getting off to a bit of a rocky start at the beginning of the year, missing a bunch of... Read more
Kawasaki return to Suzuka 8 Hours
If you’ve got a good memory, you’ll remember Kawasaki winning the 42nd Suzuka 8 Hours waaaaaaay back in 2019. They finished just 18 seconds in front of the Yamaha Factory Racing Team; who finished 48 seconds in front of Red Bull Honda. All after eight hours of racing. But... Read more
All you need to know about the 2021 Kawasaki ZX-10R and RR
It might have won six out of the last six World Superbike Championships, with Johnny Rea onboard, but the Kawasaki ZX-10R (or RR) hasn’t been flavour of the year in the real world, for some time now. It wasn’t that it was too slow. It’s just that it seemed... Read more
Video: The Hottest Bikes of 2019 at EICMA
Budget Bike Battle | ZX-7R Update
While the SRAD lays dormant at JHS Racing awaiting further surgery, and I plan the next haemorrhaging of spondoolies, Chris has been, erm, busy doing nothing with the ZX-7R. Okay, that isn’t strictly accurate, but he’s adopted a far more frugal/lazy approach to the Budget Bike Battle and even... Read more
The Hottest Bikes of 2018 at EICMA
With steaming hangovers from a night of debauchery in Milan (thanks Tom), we rolled into the EICMA show feeling like a pair of Honda Deauvilles on a superbike grid. We needn’t have worried though, as the world’s largest moto-only show didn’t disappoint – a blend of fresh lines, wiz-bang... Read more
Video: EICMA Highlights
44T was live on the frontline at EICMA in Milan – the world’s biggest dedicated motorcycle exhibition – and spent a few days capturing 2017’s finest machinery and a feast of juicy, dubplate gossip for you guys to dribble over. We could have devoted an entire channel to what... Read more
Video: 44Tour – A Day To Forget – EP03
If you haven’t already subscribed to our YouTube channel, then why not? You’re missing out on dubplate video releases on the UK’s fastest-growing channel and, with reviews like, “the motorcycling equivalent of Porn Hub,” and “what a pair of hoofwanking bungletwats,” what are you waiting for? Anyway, here’s the latest... Read more
Video: R1 v ZX-10R – 44Tour Episode 01
There isn’t a better, more thorough method of testing sportsbikes than riding 1000 European road miles in every possible condition followed by two days of balls-deep circuit appraisal – garnished with mates for the full flavour. Here’s the first episode of our eagerly anticipated Yamaha R1 v Kawasaki ZX-10R:... Read more
Video: Enduro with Mick Extance
Other than a last-minute trek to Spain for a trackday and spanking a grand in the process, there aren’t many ways to enjoy two wheels at this time of year in the UK. Save for minimotos (the less said about that the better), pit biking or other child’s toys... Read more
Kawasaki Concept SC 01
Not content with bragging the world’s most powerful production bike in the H2R, Kawasaki has today unveiled this Concept SC 01 at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show. The Big K has also unwrapped fresh supercharged technology for 2016, and something tagged the ‘Rideology’ strategy aimed at the future. It... Read more