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The Kawasaki Triples Bible

Two-Stroke Triples

The Kawasaki Triples Bible covers the entire production of three cylinder two-strokes from 1968 to 1980, featuring a year-by-year breakdown of bike specs, including the KH250, 350 S2, KH400, H1 500 and H2 750 motorcycle 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 H1R 500 and H2R motorcycles in Europe and the USA, as well as road riders who owned the triples back in the 70s.

There are technical tips and advice from experienced Kawasaki triple enthusiasts and motorcycle club members worldwide, plus information from some early dealers in the Kawasaki marque.

The motorcycle book also contains useful advice on spares availability, tuning, future market values etc. and tries to capture the essence of what made the Kawasaki triples the most rebellious, kick-ass two-strokes of their time.

The author, 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 insidebikes.com 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. 

This book is an invaluable resource for any Kawasaki collector, restorer, or just a fan of these fabulous two-stroke motorcycles. The Kawasaki Triples Bible is available here.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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