Watch Road Test Editor Don Canet performance testing the 2012 H-D Switchback on the Dynojet i250 dynamometer.
Latest Dyno Charts
We rolled our 2013 Kawasaki ZX-6R (aka Ninja 636) onto Cycle World’s newly acquired Dynojet 250i dynamometer to determine what, if any, power gains have resulted from the 37cc increase in engine displacement. The accompanying chart compares rear-wheel output of our 2013 model (red) to that of a ’12 testbike [...]
My first order of business upon receiving a 2013 Ninja 300 testbike involved rolling the bike onto Cycle World’s Dynojet dynamometer to measure the ponies corralled in Kawasaki’s Shetland-size sportbike. To better show the performance gains of the new liquid-cooled, 296cc parallel-Twin, we’ve laid dyno graphs of a 2011 Kawasaki [...]
Photography by Jeff Allen History will show that Cycle World’s first ride on Kawasaki’s ZX-14R happened at a dragstrip. Think back to the H1 and Z1 of the 1970s, Team Green’s first pacesetters, for the pattern this company has developed: big horsepower, industry-leading acceleration, physics-defying speed. The two-stroke H1 Mach [...]