Kawasaki 1400GTR

I travel from Peterborough to Yorkshire every weekend so the GTR was the best choice. I’ve never ridden a GTR, but I did fall asleep on the back of one, so I know it scores high on comfort.

  • Long term update: Winter warrior

    15 December 2015

    Long term update: Winter warrior

    For the first time in years I’m without a car over winter, which means the GTR is my sole form of transport no matter how cold it gets. Having covered 10,000 miles on the GTR since it arrived in early...

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  • MCN Fleet: The GTR has been sorely missed

    30 September 2015 by Liam Marsden

    MCN Fleet: The GTR has been sorely missed

    After spending most of the past three weeks riding various other machines for work, I’m back on the 1400GTR. As frustrating as it can be to leave your bike tucked away in a corner of the work lock-up...

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  • Long term update: A tent and a free weekend

    19 August 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Long term update: A tent and a free weekend

    So far this year’s events have conspired against the GTR and I taking any big trips, but knowing the Great British Summer could very well be a distant memory come September all excuses were put on...

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  • Long term update: A sporty surprise

    29 May 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Long term update: A sporty surprise

    Before I got my hands on it, I would have classed the GTR as a full-on tourer built solely for covering large miles quickly and in comfort. But the GTR has been a pleasant surprise when it comes to...

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  • Long term update: The Millennium Falcon

    08 May 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Long term update: The Millennium Falcon

    There’s no greater feat of self-control than running a bike in by the book, especially when said bike has an analogue speedo that goes all the way up to 180mph. It’s like flying the Millennium Falcon...

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