Practical Sportsbikes (UK) - - PS World -

If you know Zeds, you’ll know Dave Mars­den, the founder of Z-power. Dave built this awe­some Z1100R more than 35 years ago, hav­ing been in­spired by the spe­cials of Cana­dian Rhys Howard. Dave’s spe­cial started as a Z1000J, fit­ted with an 1100 top end. The Kerker rep pipe was hand made. The AMA style rear end was achieved with Pro-stro­ker MX shocks and a Davida swingarm. Still spe­cial three decades on.

Green frame works, when colours can of­ten be hit and miss on tube­work Braced swingarm was a Davida job Match­ing lid and pad­dock jacket, when old school was new school

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