August 13, 2022

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Followers of the Kawasaki Z vary of bikes ought to head to the Broadford Bike Bonanza in Victoria this Easter.

Kawasaki is celebrating the Z fiftieth Anniversary on the occasion on the Easter weekend of 16-17 April 2022.

The Broadford Bike Bonanza is run by the Museum and Heritage committee of Motorcycling Australia.

Organising committee member and longtime Z fan Shaun Lennard says the Z1 fiftieth Anniversary shall be a spotlight of the 2022 Broadford Bike Bonanza which was one of many first occasions cancelled in March 2020 because of the pandemic.

Shaun Lennard

The 2021 occasion was additionally deserted.

“However for Easter 2022, the Broadford Bonanza is again, and making the Z1 Anniversary a key a part of it makes the occasion much more particular,” he says.

The Z1 was one of the iconic bikes of the Seventies and starred within the first Mad Max movie in addition to Stone.

Kawasaki Motors Australia spokesman Robert Walker says the Z household of bikes “formed motorcycling in Australia”.

“The Z1 was the primary of our machines to bear the Z moniker,” he says. 

“By way of the years, Z bikes have established themselves as icons of efficiency and magnificence. 

“The 1972 Kawasaki 900 super4 (Z1) is embedded in motorcycling historical past.”

Kawasaki Z900RS and Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe crosby
Kawasaki Z900RS and Z900RS Cafe

The present Z line-up contains the pocket-sized Z125 Professional, the learner-approved Z650, Z900, the retro Z900RS, the Z1000, the supercharged Z H2 and the brand new addition for 2022, Z650RS.

The fiftieth Anniversary Version fashions, Z650, Z650RS, Z900, Z900RS, are available heritage colors “Incandescent Fireball” and “Firecracker Purple”.

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Organisers are aiming to draw not solely numerous Z1s, Z1As, Z1Bs and Z900s for show, however are additionally hoping the occasion will draw a variety of all Z-series bikes, from Z250s to Z1300s.

Yow will discover out extra by way of the Broadford Bike Bonanza’s Fb web page.