The racing bikes of the 1970s are the most popular with collectors, and among these, the most sought after are the Kawasaki 500 cc H1R.
Produced in limited numbers, the Kawasaki H1R arrived in Europe in early 1970.
The first French pilots to receive these exceptional machines will be Eric Offenstadt and Christian Ravel.
Two machines will arrive at the French Kawasaki importer S.I.D.E.M.M of Xavier Maugendre and will be entrusted to Team Baranne for the 1970 season.
One of these machines from 1970 is now available.
Complete, in running order and in its original state; it is now 50 years old.
This motorcycle has not been restored. (Except the rims and an H1RA ignition).
The history is known from the importation by S.I.D.E.M.M to the current owner.
This motorbike has already been sold.
Air-cooled 2-stroke forward-facing three-cylinder 499 cm3 (60 x 58.8 mm)
75 hp / 9000 rpm, distribution by the piston skirt
3 Mikuni Ø 34 mm carburetors
Separate lubrication and 5% mixing
H1RA electronic ignition
Dry multi-plate clutch
Double cradle frame
Suspensions av. telescopic, ar. oscillating with 2 handsets
Drum brakes, av. double come Ø 280 mm, ar. single came Ø 220 mm
246 km / h.
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