The Kawasaki Triples Bible: All Road Models 1968-1980, Plus H1R and H2R Racers in Profile

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Veloce Publishing Ltd, Jan 15, 2011 - Transportation - 150 pages
The Kawasaki Triples Bible covers the entire production of three cylinder two-strokes from 1967 to 1980, featuring a year by year breakdown of bike specs, including the KH250, 350 S2, KH400, H1 500 and H2 750 models. Illustrated with hundreds of archive photographs and period adverts, plus personal memories from some of the racers and tuners who got the best from the fearsome H1 500 and H2 750 machines of the 60s and 70s, this is an invaluable resource for any collector or restorer of these fabulous motorcycles. With information provided by Kawasaki Museum, acknowledged experts such as Rick Brett and Dave Marsden, and lifelong Kawasaki triples owners, it defines the enduring appeal of the models. It also contains excellent tips on spares, tuning, rebuilds etc., and captures the very essence of what made the Kawasaki triples the most rebellious, kick-ass two-strokes of their time.

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IntroductIon and acknowledgements chapter one 8 chapter two Before the trIples the h1 500 serIes
chapter three kh500
chapter four
chapter fIve the h2 serIes
chapter sIx the 350 s2 serIes the 400 s serIes
chapter ten kh250 serIes the racers
chapter eleven
chapter twelve the h2r racers le coupe sportIf

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Alastair Walker has been a Kawasaki triples fan since his teens, and has owned both the KH250 and KH400 models, the 400 being the only motorcycle he has bought brand-new in over 30 years on bikes. A freelance motorcycle journalist since the 1980s Alastair has edited magazines such as Biker and in the UK, and contributed over 1500 features to various magazines across the world, including Motor Cycle News, Classic Bike Guide, Motorcycle Mechanics, Moto 73 and Cycle World. He also has a weekly column in the Manchester Evening News, and has seen work published in Sports Car Market and Classic Car Weekly.

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