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KAWASAKI ZXR400SP

If you’reafan of old school 400s, theydon’t comemuch fa ster or betterprepared than this Kawasaki ZXR400…

ANT VAN LOOY’S

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Ialways wanted to go racing andafterbeing acyberspace communication specialist I definitely felt it wastime to treat myself abit and take things alittle easier…anywayI endedupracing bikes so that didn’t happen!

I’ve alwaysloved400s, so Iwanted to getthe very best.Thisexample here is an ex-Japanese championship machine from the earlyNineties, which is as closetofactoryascan be, imported in the early2000s to race at the Manx GP before thedaysofSupertwins.Iboughtitin 2005and raced in Formula 400 with NGRRCto good success overthe years, and it has had a load of moneyand time injectedintoitto make it whereitistoday!Afriendand Irestoredit ourselves, and now theold girl makes about 78bhp, which isn’t tooshabbywhen youlook at whatthe leaner legalbikes of today put out. Ishould probablysell the ZXRnow, but Ijust can’t bring myself to do it after the timeand moneyI’veput into it.Ifonly they’d bring thesetypesofmachines back…

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