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    Kawasaki KH250

    Not bad for a 39 year old bike!.
    Took it for its first run today 250cc 3 cyls , turbine delivery of 28 BHP Half what my 250cc KR1S puts out , but buttery smooth and a lovely howl from the exhaust.
    Expensive yes , mint Yes , no Patina Yes, but better than a blo..y ISA at 1%




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    That my friend is stunning

    Always fancied a nice 2 stroke triple but that is something else
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    Yep it is nice the 500 and 750' are ethereal in price. The 350's are rock hard to find so I settled with this. Including the lawn mower and the strimmer I now have 5 two strokes........

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    in 1977 i had a brand new one paid £640.00 loved it, wasn't as fast as the RD's but the sound made up for that

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    Ahh Steve, that's a belter......this is the one you pm'd me about. Where did you find it? You are right about the ISA and savings etc at least you can ride and look at this investment ......lovely

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    That takes me back I had a new one in 1975, it was the early S1 version in blue with front drum brake

    It was great fun though even with the splendid original Japanese tyres and the plug fouling. Yet another bike I wish I still had in the garage.

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    i loved these when i was 17 , I raced in the KH400 series at a few rounds . My friend as a 250, 400 and 750 in his garage, not has mint as yours though ..love it

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    Beauty

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve hughes View Post
    Not bad for a 39 year old bike!.
    Took it for its first run today 250cc 3 cyls , turbine delivery of 28 BHP Half what my 250cc KR1S puts out , but buttery smooth and a lovely howl from the exhaust.
    Expensive yes , mint Yes , no Patina Yes, but better than a blo..y ISA at 1%



    That is impressive, bought a new one in green back in the late 70s.

    Had a cold siezure at 70 mph on the A14 (A604 as it was) on a winters ride to college in Cambridge - scary! loved that bike.

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    Amazing how these Kawasaki triples still look great after all these years.

    THAT is a beauty......

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    My brother had one. Fastest colour too green. JJH

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    Smart

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    That is absolutely beautiful Steve.

    Enjoy it!

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    Thanks guys for all the positive comments. Im just looking forward to nice day rides before the inevitable salt & grime comes along. Had a chance to read through the pile of paperwork it came with, including every MOT since 1984!

    Riding position is very 70's high footpegs and semi upright bars. Even feels more upright from the GS 650. Power delivery is modest BUT the wail from the three 84 cc pots is great. It fires every 120 degres so there is no beat or rythm it just shrieks!

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    Gorgeous bike , like you I think 2 strokes are a good investment.

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    OP....Does my ageing eyesight spot some sort of NSU Quickly as your avatar ????.....Tell all, possibly in a new thread....PLEASE....

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