My Kawasaki ER5
Candy lightning Blue

Purchase

  May 2007


'KC' adopted on 28/04/07 from Alan (Sticks), previously owned by the Cats from the Fazer forum. Has been upgrade with HEL stainless steel braided brake lines and Renntec engine bars.

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Full detail

  9th August 2009


Thought I'd give the bike a bit of a tidy up

Before:

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After:

Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after Kawasaki ER5 C1 - after

New gear


I've been splashing the cash on some new gear, nearly as much as the bike cost!

Arai Viper GT - Freedom Silver Hein Gericke Bonnie Jacket Alpinestars GP Plus ladies gloves

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Specs

Engine typeLiquid cooled, four stroke, parallel twin cylinders, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Displacement498 cm³
Bore x stroke74.0 x 58.0 mm
Compression ratio9.8:1
Induction system2x 34mm Keihin CVK
Maximum power50 hp 36.5 kW @ 8500 rpm
Maximum torque45.2 Nm @ 7000 rpm
IgnitionDigital
StartingElectric
Suspension, front37 mm telescopic fork
Suspension, rearDual rear shocks with 5-way adjustable preload
Transmission6-speed
Wheel travel, front125 mm
Wheel travel, rear114 mm
Tyre, front110/70 R17
Tyre, rear130/70 R17
Brakes, frontSingle 280mm disc 2 piston caliper
Brakes, rear160mm drum
Fuel capacity17 litres
Dry weight179 kg