bits and pieces for sale – Kawasaki Z1000 (SX) …

I have advertised a pair of SP Engineering exhaust for a Kawasaki Z1000 in my previous Blog Post – which you can see here. In this post I’ve listed a few other items that I have for sale – all were on the 2014 model, so will fit 2015 and 2016 models as well (and […]

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decent exhausts for sale …

These exhausts are now sold. I’m selling a pair of SP Engineering exhausts for the Kawasaki Z1000 SX. I also have some items advertised on a separate Blog post – you can see that by clicking here Current retail price for the exhausts from SP Engineering is £379.95 (plus postage), I am selling these for […]

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can you really tour on a kawasaki vulcan 650s …?

If you want the answer without having to read any further then the answer is yes. If you want to know a bit more and why the answer is yes – then read on for my view on how the bike shaped up on a 2,500 mile trip to Spain and Portugal in September (2017). […]

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two up in spain and portugal (part 4)

This is the fourth and final part of the Blog posts following the recent road trip to Spain and Portugal that my wife and I made on the Kawasaki Vulcan. If you missed the earlier installments, you can get them at the following links: Part 1; Part 2 and Part 3. After setting off from […]

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two up in spain and portugal (part 3) …

Here’s Part 3 of the write up following our recent road trip in Spain and Portugal, if you missed Part 1 you can read it here and if you can read Part 2 of the update here. After leaving Mirando de Douro we headed out of Portugal into the Province of Salamanca, with the small […]

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two up in spain and portugal (part 2) …

Part 2 If you missed Part 1 of the Blog post following our recent trip to Spain and Portugal you can read it here. In that post I mentioned that after spending some time in the Picos mountains we headed off to Galicia, traveled to Santiago and the Atlantic coast and then headed down to […]

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two up in spain and portugal (part 1) …

I’ve said for a long time that you can tour on any sort of bike, and ultimately it’s hard for me to imagine any bike that doesn’t come with some sort of compromise. Clearly depending what your expectations are and what you want from your bike will depend on the level of compromise. My earlier […]

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just back from a road trip

It’s been a little quieter than usual on the Blog for the last couple of weeks, as my wife and I have been away on a road trip in Spain and Portugal. The trip was fantastic, glorious roads and weather and all pretty enjoyable. I’ll catch up and post updates over the next few days […]

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and this one is from germany … R nine T

Over the years the excitement and pleasure of collecting a new bike has never lessened for me, and riding my Z1000 SX down to the Williams BMW dealership in Manchester earlier this week was no different. The weather over the last few days had been decent, and it was still decent as I clipped the […]

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time to say goodbye to the bike …

I’ve just about to trade one of the best bikes I’ve ever had. The Kawasaki Z1000 SX I have had for the last three and a quarter years or so  has quite simply been superb from the day I got it back in May 2014 until the day I said goodbye to it. It was […]

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