MCN Fleet: Can all the power of the Kawasaki ZX-10R work in the real world?

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I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of running a superbike as a daily ride but got bitten by the off-road bug and so haven’t ever owned one. I want to find out if 200bhp-plus can work in the real world by spending a year with the Kawasaki ZX-10R.

The rider Ben Clarke, Assistant Editor (Motorcycling), 35, 6ft. Riding for 14 years, loves a bike tour.

Bike specs 998cc | 200bhp | 207kg | 835mm seat height

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Ben Clarke

By Ben Clarke

Assistant Editor (Motorcycling), hick for life, two cylinders max