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Model Overview: 2014 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Kawasaki’s Ninja 10-R superbike takes “top notch” to a whole new level. 

“To stay on top, you have to keep learning and improving.” --

And improve Kawasaki did when they introduced the 2014 Ninja ZX-10R to the superbike market. “Perfectly suited for both racetracks and streets,” the Ninja ZX-10R is about as purebred as a sportbike can get, offering an excellent blend of power and handling abilities thanks to these three elements: highly advanced front and rear suspension, optimal chassis geometry, and Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control (S-KTRC). 

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket

Kawasaki: From Cursed to Victorious

by Jo Kelley

How Kawasaki Broke the Green Motorcycle Curse

Since the 1960s, Kawasaki has produced some of the most exceptionally engineered and easily recognizable sportbikes on the market.

Though many consider it a staple of their image, Kawasaki didn’t always sport its bright, neon green color. In fact, green motorcycles were long thought to be unlucky, and sometimes deadly, machines. It was Kawasaki's bold take-back of the cursed color that created their stand-out image, and it all started with a crazy idea and a little bit of luck.

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Test Your Motorcycle Knowledge With this Difficult Quiz!

by Logan Reed

Looking for a challenge? Check out this motorcycle trivia curveball.

The history of motorcycles is something I can't get enough of, and maybe that’s just the biker in me talking, but it is fascinating. Once in a while, I’ll challenge you bucketheads to a harmless motorcycle trivia quiz. In terms of difficulty, those were all weak sauce, and now it’s time to lay the habañero on, thick

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8 Things to Consider When You Learn to Ride a Motorcycle

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Advice for New Motorcycle Riders: 8 Things to Remember

Remember when you were new to riding? You were probably thrilled at the thought of getting the proverbial training wheels removed, weren’t you?

Well, slow down there a minute, Bucky, because patience really is a virtue if you want to learn to ride a motorcycle—the safe and proper way, that is. 

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket, Reviews

Motorcycle Tech: What is the FUELL Fllow?

by RumbleOn Road Captain

This electric motorcycle by FUELL takes “Keeping Up With the Joneses” to an entirely new level. 

Recently, renowned motorcycle engineer and former Chief Technical Officer of Buell Motorcycle Company Erik Buell announced plans to create an electric motorcycle alongside a company called FUELL. Dubbed the FUELL Fllow, this innovative two-wheeler is scheduled to hit the market sometime this year, with pre-ordering available via FUELL’s website and delivery sometime near the end of 2020.

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