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1980 Rickman Kawasaki 1015CR (Cafe Racer / Circuit Racer)

  • 9,560 Miles
  • Manual, 5 speed
  • Petrol
  • 1015cc
  • 1980
  • NNE749W
  • Green
  • Private seller
  • Knutsford, United Kingdom


Rickman Kawasaki

For Sale: Genuine 1980 Rickman Kawasaki 1015CR (Cafe Racer / Circuit Racer)

* Year of Manufacture: 1980
* Cylinder Capacity: 1015 cc
* Fuel Type: Petrol
* Vehicle Colour: Vibrant Kawasaki Lime Green
* Condition: Superb and immaculate
* MOT Exempt (Historic Vehicle)
* Road Tax Exempt (Historic Vehicle)
* Electric Start
* Five-Speed Transmission
* Mileage: 9560 miles
* Frame Number: 6947M
* Engine Number: KZT00AE087793

Apart from the fresh paint job, the bike remains in its original and excellent condition. Finished in the striking Kawasaki Lime Green color, it features a powerful engine that allows for smooth and safe top-gear performance from speeds as low as 25 mph. The original nickel-plated frame is in very good condition, and the bike is impeccable throughout.

I've owned this bike for over twelve years, and it starts instantly, idles quietly (as quietly as it can with a four-into-one exhaust), and operates flawlessly without any mechanical noise or smoke. It's also free from oil leaks. With its legendary Kawasaki engine known for its durability and the original superb handling Rickman nickel-plated frame, this is a rare and highly enjoyable classic superbike that's still very usable.

Additional Features:

* AP Lockheed brakes with front double disc and rear disc.
* Rickman rear disc carrier.
* Hagon rear shocks.
* Perfectly functioning transmission and clutch.
* Low mileage.
* Four into one
* Rare Rickman branded rear disc carrier.
* Mag wheels

This bike is registered as a Historic vehicle, making it exempt from TAX and MOT, and it complies with ULEZ regulations. After being in my care for over twelve years, it's in fantastic condition and ready for use. The bike retains its original AP brakes, and I've recently installed a new front master cylinder, along with new brake pads all around. I've also conducted recent maintenance, including a new battery, oil change, carburetor cleaning, and fresh oil and hydraulic fluids. The bike starts with the push of a button and runs perfectly without any outstanding issues.

If you're in search of a genuine Kawasaki CR with 'low mileage,' featuring the original nickel-plated Rickman frame and a superb engine, both in excellent condition, this is the one

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