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Sweeeeeeet... post up some pics if you get the chance
 

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Met Ricky at the Kawi booth, Daytona 1998. Great spokesman for our brand & very personable. He helped me with some suggestions for my ZX9R. Hope he does well with the H2R.
 

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I sent this note to someone at Kawasaki and they said it was a good idea:

>Kawasaki's footprint at the NY Moto Show was impressive and well visited.


The obvious big draw was the Ninja H2 and H2R plus the dragster version.
The H2R was responsible for many momances (motorcycle romance) being draped in carbon fiber and futuristic lines. To be honest, I would buy a toilet seat if it was made of carbon fiber.


For those of us with a family and a restricted budget, we would have to buy a new car over a H2 and the H2R could only exist in our world as a first pick in a Motorcycle Fantasy League.


For those who could only dream of these rides, it might be advantageous for Kawasaki to make scale models of the H2R including the carbon fiber details. They could be collector's items and kept under a Plexiglas display.
It's too late for this Christmas but I would venture to guess there would be a market for this type of item.


Merry Christmas
 

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Great pics and great idea. I'd buy a model of that bike... definitely a groundbreaking design and it'll be interesting to see other manufacturers' responses to it.
 

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I remember seeing Brembo in the press releases.
The safety feature is not to get on it.
 

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I need to meet the H2 in person as soon as possible.
 

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That cover, on the front caliper...I dont know the actual name, but drag racers use it to control front end height.

You use what amounts to a small ratchet strap/s and can smash the suspension down, or allow it to raise a little. You still get some suspension action, but very limited due to the length of the strap.

Its like this:
Brocks Front End Lowering Strap Kit

If you think bikes like ours are fast off the line, and they are, but if you take even our Ninjas and lower them, and lengthen... holy crap.

I would imagine you could launch a Ninja 1000 at near full throttle with a good rear tire, longer arm, and lowered.
 
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