Kawsaki KZ1000 Cafe Racer

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One of my favourite things is to discover men like Albert “The Chief” Hurt, he’s a retired Coast Guard officer who lives in Spokane and builds some of the most remarkable Kawasaki café racers you’ll find this side of Japan. This particular bike started life as a 1992 Kawsaki KZ1000 Police Special, Al built the bike over this…

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Some Bikes Challenge Egos

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This marketing poster from Triumph circa 1977 is a great example of how to turn your weakness into a product feature. Most if to all of the Japanese bikes of the era had electric starts, the Bonneville still used a kicker and this was the marketing departments play at selling it to the masses.

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Retro Flight

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You just have to love the character embodied in this photograph. I don’t know if it’s the unfurling cape or the fact that that suspension is going to bottom out in a big way when he lands, but something about this snapshot just makes me happy.

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