The KR-6: A Kawasaki ER-6n turned retro


It may be hard to believe it. But underneath that custom retro fairing is an ER-6n. This conversion is the handiwork of Spirit of the 70s, based in Kent, UK. Starting with a standard bike, the company installed a Bimoto replica fairing and seat unit.
kawaspirit-03They then made a custom aluminum tank, knocking it into shape by hand. To finish off, replica endurance-style side filler caps were welded on. To complete the retro racer look, custom clipons and rearsets were installed, with a custom exhaust. Starting with a modern bike as a platform has many advantages. kawaspirit-01
Among them is a 200km/h top speed and easy and affordable maintenance costs.

Check out Spirit of the Seventies website here: Spirit of the Seventies

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