Paul Bird Kawasaki ZX10R World Superbike Photo Gallery
Makoto Tamada pilots the ZX-10R around the Qatar circuit.
Tamada’s Paul Bird Kawasaki ZX-10R proved to have one of the most rideable chassis in the group, though lacked in the engine department. Read the full story in our
2009 World Superbike Comparison
Paul Bird Kawasaki ZX10R World Superbike has big Brembos on the front but it took a heavy grip to make them work.
Makoto Tamada ended the Valencia round 14-0.
Kawasaki claims changes to the chasses setup and engine management system makes the ZX-10R more stable and easier to ride.
Color-coded and labeled sensors are an important part of the Kawasaki WSBK data gathering system.
Built for abuse, the Kawasaki's rear swingarm is massive yet light.
The Paul Bird Kawasaki ZX10R World Superbike utilizes an oversized radiator to help keep temperatures down.
Brembo brakes help stop the Paul Bird Kawasaki ZX10R World Superbike.
Arata makes the one-off exhaust on the Kawasaki ZX-10R World Superbike.
The Kawasaki handles the corners with the ease thanks to the loads of electronics on it.
Paul Bird Kawasaki ZX10R World Superbike
Exiting the corners, the Kawasaki doesn't get off the corners like the others I tested.
Think about turning and the Kawasaki instinctively goes there.
The Kawasaki ZX-10R World Superbike came in just behind the Honda and Aprilia for ease of the ride.
Makoto Tamada on the grid with the Kawasaki ZX-10R World Superbike.
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