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SIX YEARS WITH THE ZED

Advantages: POWER, SPEED, COMFORT, ENGINE
Disadvantages: DATED, QUICK ROT DOWNPIPES, POOR CALIPERS

BOUGHT THE BIKE BACK IN '94 WHEN IT WAS TOP OF THE SPEED CHARTS. HAD A FEW PROBLEMS (MAINLY DUE TO WINTER RIDING) INCLUDING; SIEZED CALIPERS CAUSING DISC WARPING, EXHAUST DOWNPIPES ROTTING, FORKS PITTING AND WHEELS CORRODING, BUT OTHERWISE THE OLD DOG HA ...

fluffymonster 21.07.2000 · Read full review

Review of Kawasaki ZZR1100D1

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ride the beast two-up

Advantages: a comfy ride and very fast
Disadvantages: none

I write this as a pillion rider of the fantastic ZZR1100, the fastest bike on the road for 6 yrs running (until the Hiabusa (?) came out) Hubby bought it new on an R plate and we still love it. I don't ride as yet but I love to ride pillion on t ...

noofer 30.10.2002 · Read full review
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Cheap as chips and fast as a rocket

Advantages: Fast, Economical
Disadvantages: Heavy, Stock front brake calipers

I bought a 1992 H reg from Ebay last year. I initialy wanted a V-Max, but the Scottish Weather is really not good for that. I wanted a torquey bike that took off when you asked it to. Well the Big Zed does that perfectly. It is fast, nippy and still l ...

shlappe 07.09.2008 · Read full review

Review of Kawasaki ZZR1100D1

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Scream if you want to go faster

Advantages: POWER, POWER, POWER oh and MORE POWER
Disadvantages: Uncomfortable, Very uncomfortable, Uncomfortable in the extreme

I have owned my Big Zed for 18 mounths, having come off - literally - a GSX600F. Bought it second hand with 36,000miles on the clock for £850, spend another £250 getting it fettled and through its MOT then off we went. First thing that strikes you abou ...

Mikejj 18.06.2010 · Read full review
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Mines a D 2

Advantages: powerfull, rider friendly, comfy,loves miles
Disadvantages: eats tyres, stock exhaust is pants,

Bought the zzr 1100 D2 6 months ago, from a dealer. Its second hand and over 10 years old, it had been dropped, but this lot stil never put me off. I had new clutch , new engine and just finished the warranty off with a full micron exhaust, thanks Bill H ...

BigMik 12.07.2004 · Read full review
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