DuHamel Works H2R

As well as producing "Production H2Rs" in 1973, the factory (Bob Hansen) team also produced their own bikes with their own frame design. These were developed for the 1973 season and were also used at the beginning of 1974, before the KR style frames were introduced. This bike with serial #1 has the first of these factory frames.

At the begining of 1974 after Daytona, Kawasaki shipped these now obsolete bikes to Europe for the Match races and Imola. This bike was ridden by DuHamel at these events; he won one event at Brand Hatch.

The specifications of this bike include the factory frame, Morris magnesium wheels, high boy exhaust exit, 74 engine cases modifed to take 72 H2R cylinders, smooth bore carbs and aluminium disks.

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