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DT May 2018

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QUICK GLANCE KAWASAKI’S KX LINEUP Kawasaki has a great MX range for 2018. People tend to forget that Kawasaki is also responsible for some of the fastest mini moto’s on the planet. Here’s a quick look at their dirtbike lineup. KX 65: FOR THE LITTLE RACERS. The KX65 is the most compact bike in the Kawasaki KX lineup, built to serve as a training tool for aspiring motocross racers. Kawasaki is known for creating strong, reliable bikes for starting off in racing. The bike Features a six-speed box, race-ready engine, strong stopping power, and great handling. Its liquid-cooled, two-stroke 65cc engine and light weight chassis delivers strong controllable power and handling. The 33mm front forks and four-way adjustable rebound damping are capable of performing at the highest level in aggressive terrain, while the rear is fitted with Kawasaki’s Uni-Trak single-shock system with adjustable rebound damping and fully adjustable spring preload. Big features for a little bike… • Liquid-cooled, 64cc 2-stroke engine • A low 29.9-inch seat height • Adjustable 33mm leading axle conventional fork provides great handling and 8.3 inches of wheel travel • Adjustable Uni-Trak rear suspension with 9.4 inches of wheel travel • Front and rear disc brakes • High tensile tubular steel semi-double cradle frame R37995.00 KX 85: A FAST WEAPON FOR FUTURE MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONS. The 85cc two-stroke engine boasts numerous features that create strong low-end and mid-range torque. The torque also makes it more suitable for riders whose motocross skills are still developing. The two-stroke, single cylinder 85cc engine is equipped with the KIPS powervalve system that generates an easy-to-use wide-spread powerband. Other features include the advanced perimeter-frame chassis, 36mm cartridge fork with 20-way adjustable compression damping and a fully adjustable Uni-Trak rear shock for great handling on the gnarliest tracks… Features: • 84cc 2-stroke engine • 6-position adjustable handlebar mount helps tailor ergonomics for a wide range of riders • Sophisticated suspension components with a 32.7 inch seat height • Front and rear disc brakes • High tensile steel perimeter frame R45995.00 26 DIRT & TRAIL MAGAZINE MAY 2018