Sunday, January 23, 2011

Kawasaki Z1000 EST. 1977: Tribute to the 1970s

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The 240-section rear tyre is a bit much, but the graphics and the paintjob look good...

Based in Aalen, Germany, Warm Up have built this special edition Z1000 EST. 1977 as a ‘tribute’ to Kawasaki Z bikes of the 1970s. While the bike remains largely unchanged mechanically, it’s been given a 240-section rear tyre, Akrapovic exhaust system, new handlebars that are broader and flatter than stock, and a green/black/silver paintjob that looks rather good. The list of mods is very long (see the full list here) but you can also buy individual bits from Warm Up if you want to spruce up your Zed on a limited budget...

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