2021 Kawasaki KX65 Review & Specs

2021 Kawasaki KX65, kids bike reviews

Best for all-rounder Junior motocross bike

2021 Kawasaki KX65, kids bike reviews
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This dirt bike is known for impressive features such as a powerful engine, disc brakes, a long-travel suspension and a lightweight chassis. It’s a great general kid’s dirt bike – but if your child might want to race as well – then this bike is the perfect choice.

Whether you have built your skills in the 50cc class or are just starting out on the 65cc, the 2021 KX65 will introduce you to a manual clutch transmission. It has a six-speed transmission to utilize the 64cc motor fully. The suspension settings at both ends of the 2021 KX65 have recoil-damping adjustability. 

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2021 Kawasaki KX85 Review & Specs

2021 Kawasaki KX85, kids motorcycle reviews

Best 2-stroke 85cc kids motorbike

2021 Kawasaki KX85, kids motorcycle reviews
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You can get your child’s racing career started using the KX85 kids dirt bike. With a high performing engine and race-ready suspension, this KX85 is the ideal bike to use. The suspension travel on this 75-kg bike is almost 279 mm on both ends. Its shock is fully adjustable, and the damping adjustments are limited to rebound damping. 

With minimalistic bodywork, a flat slim fuel tank design, and a flat seat, racers have a high chance of moving at high speed. Thanks to the low positioned fuel cap on this KX85, you will have an easy time moving across the length. 

This KX85 features petal shaped discs, both at the front and the back, to improve their stopping power. Also, the pull-type clutch ensures smooth operation and easy maintenance. The right-hand engine power offers a separate clutch cover for fast servicing without detaching the water pump. 

KX85 performance

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With a powerful 2-stroke engine that is liquid-cooled and a performance engineered engine, the KX85 uses several high-performance design features and a low-friction ring piston for sharp throttle response and high power. The cylinder has an efficient combustion chamber design. This KX85 has a large radiator that is constructed to conform to the engine’s performance – which works hand in hand with the excellent power output to keep the biker cool even when the racing action gets hot. 

An adjustable handlebar allows users to custom-fit to their riding position and he mounting brackets feature 2-position forward-backward adjustment. The optional spacers have three areas to allow riders to change the height. Thanks to the six-speed transmission system of the KX85, you can shift the bike in any position you like, courtesy of the hard chromed shift forks, and new bushings that are added to the gears. 

Top Features 

  1. Integrated power valve system for enhanced torque and horsepower.
  2. Comes with a large, built-in radiator to keep the engine cold when racing.
  3. The 6-way adjustable handlebar position that enables riders to ride in any position.
  4. Slim flat seat design. 
  5. A potent 85cc 2-stroke liquid-cooled engine. 
  6. Available in two sizes. 

Detailed Specifications (specs)

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1.     Engine

  • Type – 2-stroke Single.
  • Compression ratio – ow speed 10.9:1, high speed 9.0:1.
  • Displacement – 84600 mm³.
  • Fuel – Carburettors: Keihin PWK 28.
  • Induction – Reed Valve. 
  • Bore x Stroke – 48.5 X 45.8 mm.

2.     Chassis

  • Brakes – petal disc with dual-piston calliper.
  • Front Suspension- Ø36 mm inverted telescopic with fork 20-way compression damping.
  • Rear Tire – 90/100-16.
  • Front Tire – 70/100-19.

3.     Dimensions

  • Curb weight – 75.0 kg.
  • Seat height – 830 mm.
  • Wheelbase – 1,265 mm.
  • Rake – 29 degrees.
  • Ground clearance – 290 mm.
  • Trail – 109.22 mm. 
  • Fuel capacity – 5.0 litres.
  • Slim bodywork and racy graphics makes it look good when racing
  • Available in two sizes to fit everyone that wants to ride it
  • Not everyone will like the raised shape

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2021 Kawasaki KX85-II Review & Specs

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Best kids motorbike for Training 

The 2021 KX85-II is a big wheel motorcycle that has been proven to offer excellent performance to amateur riders. It has a proportionate power of 84cc engine with race-ready technology to provide young racer the chance to win championships and sharpen their skills. 

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You will love the design of this KX85-II because it has a slim frame with a small fuel cap to make it easy for you to transition from the front to the rear end of the bike. With a 36 mm inverted cartridge fork and an adjustable compression damping, you are bound to experience excellent tuning throughout the remarkable 275 mm of travel. 

The Uni-Trak rear suspension is versatile and stable enough and features a fully adjustable KYB shock. The green anodized and black spring adjusters improve the factor look of the KX85-II. The petal-shaped discs give this bike a whimsical style. 

Another vital factor of the KX85-II is its powerful 2-stroke engine that is high performing and produces crisp, responsive power and guaranteed durability that helps you to complete each ride with confidence. The bike’s radiator is hand-built to conform to the power output. It also keeps the KX85-II cool when the racing action becomes hot. 

This KX85-II is designed to grow with young racers, making it a great kids motorcycle. It features a six-position adjustable handlebar mount and 2-position forward-backward adjustment and optional spacers to ensure three positions of height adjustments. Thanks to the pull-type clutch actuation on this KX85-II, you are guaranteed smooth operation and easy maintenance. 

Top Features 

  1. 6-way adjustable handlebar position.
  2. Large radiator for additional cooling. 
  3. 6-speed transmission.
  4. Powerful two-strike engine.
  5. Pull-type clutch system.

Detailed Specifications (Specs)

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  • Type – Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke Single.
  • Compression ratio – Low speed 10.9:1, high speed 9.0:1.
  • Displacement – 84 cm³.
  • Fuel – Carburettors: Keihin PWK 28.
  • Induction – Reed Valve. 
  • Bore x Stroke – 48.5 x 45.8 mm.


  • Brakes – petal disc with dual-piston calliper.
  • Front Suspension- 36 mm inverted telescopic with fork 20-way compression damping.  
  • Rear Tire – 90/100-16.
  • Front Tire – 70/100-19.


  • Curb weight – 77.0 kg.
  • Seat height – 870 mm.
  • Wheelbase – 1,310 mm.
  • Rake – 29 degrees.
  • Ground clearance – 330 mm.
  • Trail – 109.2 mm.
  • Fuel capacity – 5.0 litres.
  • The slim bodywork and racy graphics makes it look good when racing
  • Available in two sizes
  • Not everyone will like the raised shape

2021 Kawasaki KLX110RL Review & Specs

2021 KLX110RL, best kids dirt bike

Best for First Time Off-Road Riders   

The 2021 KLX110RL is packed with kid-friendly features such as a 4-speed transmission system, a manual clutch, a neutral only starter, and an adjustable throttle limiter. This bike has several speeds and plenty of power for the young rider.

With a high tensile steel body, a rear shock for secure handling, and a 30mm telescopic fork, the KLX110RL is excellent for riders who want to go off-road for the first time. Its construction ensures maximum longevity and durability irrespective of where you ride it. This KLX110RL also has an automatic centrifugal clutch system that helps you to take off and shift gears, thus ensuring that you maintain your focus on the terrain. 

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With an 112cc single-cylinder and four-stroke engine, this KLX110RL is bound to give you a better experience than the smaller version. The large version also has a taller seat, a more extended suspension length, a manual clutch, and an added 4.8cm of ground clearance. No matter your skill level or size, this KLX110RL model will allow you to play out there without experiencing breakdowns. 

When you are on the tracks, you don’t want to be riding a dirt bike that keeps breaking down or that you can’t start. That is why this KLX110RL is a perfect pick. With an electric start, you will start the fun with the single push of a button using its reliable starting mechanism. 

The 110cmair-cooled engine is simple to operate and maintain a high level of reliability. It comes with optimum camshaft timing, which results in excellent engine power at all speeds. The piston rings are designed in a low-tension model that decreases cylinder friction and ensures increased performance. 

KLX110RL Top Features:

  1. A taller seat height of 728.98 mm than the previous version.
  2. Higher ground clearance of 264.16 mm than the previous version.
  3. Four-speed transmission with a manual speed.
  4. Sporty race-inspired styling. 
  5. 122cc air-cooled, four-stroke engine. 
  6. Throttle limiter.
  7. 4-speed transmission. 
  8. Electric start. 

2021 KXL110RL Specifications (Specs)

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1.     Engine

  • Type – 4-stokes transmission, air-cooled. 
  • Compression ratio – 9:5:1. 
  • Displacement – 112cc.
  • Fuel – Keihin PB18.
  • Induction – Reed Valve. 
  • Bore x Stroke – 52.5 x 45.8mm.

2.     Chassis

  • Brakes – Disk.
  • Front Suspension- Travel.
  • Rear Tire – 90/100 x 19.
  • Front Tire – 90/100 x 16.

3.     Dimensions

  • Curb weight – 76.2 kgs.
  • Seat height – 871.22 mm.
  • Wheelbase – 1074.42 mm.
  • Rake – 29 degrees.
  • Ground clearance – 264.16 mm. 
  • Trail – 109.22 mm. 
  • Fuel capacity – 4.92 litres. 
  • Enjoys more extensive features like a taller seat and extra ground clearance than the smaller version
  • Has a manual clutch
  • Might be too big for short individuals

2021 Kawasaki KLX110R Review & Specs

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Best dirt bike for youth riders

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The Kawasaki KLX110R bike was not launched so long ago, yet it is the stepping stone for young riders to develop to the next level of dirt riding. The 110R is great for bush tracks or riding at one of the many motocross parks in Australia. This Kawasaki bike is a great progression for those who’ve had a smaller Kawasaki dirt bike or a great starter bike for an older child or teen who’s just learning. 

Any mini-motor enthusiast will enjoy using the 2021 Kawasaki KLX110R because it is packed with kid-friendly aspects such as an adjustable throttle limiter, 4-speed transmission system with an automatic clutch, a lower chain guard, several heat shields, and a lower chain guard. 

The lightweight, lively engine makes KLX110R perfect for anyone the right size to grip the riding handle. Thanks to the proper proportioning of this dirt bike, you wouldn’t identify it quickly as a mini bike by looking at the photos. However, the saddle is small enough for a child but pretty cramped for an adult. 

Kawasaki 110R – Starter System

The KLX110R has an electric starter with a kill switch to make it easy for beginners to ride it. In case you drain the battery’s power, this dirt bike has a manual kick-starter to get you back in motion. 

2021 KLX110R Top Features 

  1. There is a longer, stiffer rear shock compared to older versions and the swingarm pivot is lowered.
  2. The fork has been tuned up to match the suspension accordingly.
  3. The travel has been increased, and the fork legs have a bigger axle under hang.
  4. A responsive engine that pulls well gear to gear without any hitches.

KLX110R Specifications (Specs)

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1.     Engine

  • Type – 2-stroke engine with a power valve. 
  • Compression ratio – 8:7:1.
  • Displacement – 99cc.
  • Fuel – 28mm PWK carburettor.
  • Induction – Reed Valve.
  • Bore x Stroke – 52.5 x 45.8mm.

2.     Chassis

  • Brakes – Disk.
  • Front Suspension- Travel.
  • Rear Tire – 90/100 x 19.
  • Front Tire – 90/100 x 16.

3.     Dimensions

  • Curb weight – 77.1kgs.
  • Seat height – 871.22 mm.
  • Wheelbase – 1310.64 mm. 
  • Rake – 29 degrees.
  • Ground clearance – 330.2 mm. 
  • Trail – 109.22 mm. 
  • Fuel capacity – 4.92 litres. 
  • • It has the required safety features that dirt-riding beginners require
  • • Offers natural progression as the rider grows and becomes more experienced
  • • Lacks essential off-roading capacities of a full-sized dirt bike
  • • Cannot ride the bike on a major road because it doesn’t have a headlamp, turn indicators, an instrument cluster, or even a tail lamp

2020 Kawasaki KX85 Review and Specs

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KX85 age range: 7-10 Year Olds

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The 2020 Kawasaki KX 85 can be rightfully described as a sizeable bike in a little package. This dirt bike has been deliberately improved so that it meets the standards of youth racers looking for a bike that can give them an upper hand over their competitors. 

The KX85 comes equipped with a power valve system that is easy to use and control. 

KX85 Specs:

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  • 84.6cc engine displacement.
  • 2-stroke, liquid-cooled, single valve engine system.
  • Final drive: Chain.
  • Electric CDI ignition with a digital advance.
  • Compression ratio speed: 9.0:1 (high) 10.9:1 (low) 
  • It has a 6-speed, wet manual clutch with return shift transmission system.
  • Fuel system: 28mm Keihin carburetor.
  • High tensile steel perimeter frame with a subframe member.
  • Bore x stroke: 48.5 x 45.8 mm.
  • Overall length: 182.88 cm.
  • Overall width: 76.6 cm.
  • Overall height: 109.98 cm.
  • Seat height: 83.06 cm.
  • Ground clearance: 28.96 cm.
  • Curb weight including oil, gas, etc.: 74.8 Kg
  • Wheel-base: 126.5 cm
  • Fuel capacity: 5 litres
  • Colour: Lime green.
  • Warranty: none available.

2020 KX 85 Key Features 

  • The adjustable handlebars provide extra room for kids’ growth. 
  • The 2-stroke engine boosts the performance of the bike.
  • The strong braking performance is exceptional, because of the improved 220mm disc at the front and 184mm disc at the rear. 
  • The slim body works provide for an easier transition when riding. Added to this is the low positioned fuel cap to make transitioning from the rear to the front part of the motorcycle easier.
  • This bike’s pull-type clutch actuation improves operations and allows for easy maintenance. 
  • The second, third, and fourth gears have hard chromed shift forks and new bushings added to them to offer positive shifting action and rugged durability. 
  • Kawasaki KX85’s image has been strengthened further by the black alunite rings, fork guards, together with the green adonized finish on the suspension adjusters. 
  • Because the radiator in Kawasaki KX85 has been enlarged, it matches the engine power perfectly. It works hand in hand with the power output. These features keep everything cool when the action gets too hot.
  • The forks on this bike offer efficient damping and higher resistance so that the rider can achieve an even higher pace with maximum comfort. 
  • Again, this bike has petal-shaped discs to provide massive stopping power.  
  • Riders of these bikes can choose between two different sizes. There is the Kawasaki KX 85-II that has 48.26cm front and 40.64cm rear wheels or the Kawasaki KX85 that comes with a 43.18 cm front and 35.56cm rear wheel.
  • Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve System; In Kawasaki KX85 the KIPS cover helps to remove the excess exhaust pressure so that the valve action is more precise and the rpm performance is improved. The spring stopper absorbs the over stroke for improved durability. The KIPS governor also works to open the cylinder valves fully. 
  • Powerful because of the phenomenal engine and a power valve
  • Comfortable seat
  • Very fast and reliable
  • Balances easily and can make amazing jumps – As you race you can jump up to 16 metres using the 3rd or 4th gear with Kawasaki KX85. That’s because it has more grunts to easily go over jumps and along trails
  • Lacks suspension a little bit
  • Occasionally the spark plug may fail
  • Learning the clutch can be tricky

2020 Kawasaki KX 85-II Review and Specs

Kawasaki KX85-II review, Specs

Age Range: 7-10 Years Old

The Kawasaki KX 85-II 2020 is a solid offering in the 85cc kids’ dirt bike range. It has been specifically designed to dominate in the Junior MX circuit. It relies heavily on its nimble handling, instantaneous power, and its race-inspired styling. Its two-stroke engine has been improved with a high KIPS (Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve System). This generates a simple-to-use, widespread powerband. Kawasaki KX85-II stands above any of its competition with its power and reliability.

The 84cc proportionate engine power and the overall improved technology give young racers an upper hand in winning championships and developing the skills they need to sharpen their technique.   

KX85-II Specs:

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  • 2-stroke, water-cooled, 1-cylinder engine type – This engine is not just designed with a low friction piston for high performance but also a sharp throttle response. This bike combines high performance designed features such as a single ring piston for reduced friction and high power, a swift throttle response, and a high-power combustion chamber.  
  •  84cc displacement. 
  • Clutch: manual, wet multi-disc.
  • Bore x stroke: 48.5 x 45.8 mm. 
  • Compression ratio speed: 9.0:1 (high) – 10.9:1 (low).
  • Electric ignition with improved digital advance.
  • 6-speed transmission system.
  • Chain final drive.
  • Performance: front suspension/ wheel travel.
  • Overall length: 1920 mm.
  • Overall width: 765 cm.
  • Overall height: 1150 mm.
  • Seat height: 87 cm.
  • Curb weight: 77 Kg.
  • Fuel capacity inclusive of oil and petrol: 5 litres.
  • Wheelbase: 1310 mm.
  • Colour: lime green.

Key Features 

  • This bike has a large radiator for extra cooling. The size of the radiator has been increased so that it works hand in hand with the power output. 
  • Kawasaki KX 85-II features adjustable handlebars. The forward-backward adjustment has two positions while the optional spacer has 3 options for height adjustment. 
  • The rear shock suspension is lightweight, easily adjustable, and stable. This feature improves the overall riding experience of the bike.
  • Inspired by the KX 250/KX 450 models, The Kawasaki KX 85-II is sleek, aggressive and stunning. The general bodywork is minimalist. The slim fuel tank with a flat seat enables racers to go faster. The generally streamlined bodywork takes on the shape of the rider so that they can fit into the bike perfectly. 
  • The rear shock contributes a stable feeling and easy adjustability.
  • The spicy graphics bring a professional look to Kawasaki KX85-II in the racing field.
  • Thanks to the ergonomic fitting system with 6 adjustable positions, young racers can now grow with this motorcycle. 
  • The performance of this bike is directly proportional to its power. This feature ensures Kawasaki KX 85-II brings its proven performance to the amateur ranks. 
  • There are two sizes: the KX85-II has 48.3cm front and 40.6cm rear wheels; the KX85 has 43.2cm front and 35.6cm rear wheels. 
  • It’s possible to fit the small Kawasaki KX85 accessory wheels on to Kawasaki KX85-II.
  • Using the Accumulating Shim Type Valving that is mostly used in the larger KX models, the front suspension performance has been doubled. 
  • The pull-type clutch actuation ensures operations are smooth and the maintenance is easy.
  • To make the bike even more stylish, the 2020 Kawasaki KX85-II features petal shaped discs just like in the full-sized KX250 and KX450 models. The discs give the bike massive stopping power.
  • Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve System (KIPS); For improved horsepower and torque, the KIPS system has incorporated a varied exhaust port height. To improve the valve function, and rpm performance the breather in KIPS is designed to relieve more pressure. 
  • The stopper springs in the Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve System absorbs over stroke so that the bike has improved durability. The long-stroke in this system also helps to open the valves wider.
  • Improved performance through the integrated power valve system
  • It can be converted to a KX100 for those who wish
  • It is a fast dirt bike
  • This bike will not fit taller riders
  • For an 84cc bike, it is pretty small

2020 Kawasaki KX 65 Review

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Age Range: 7-10 Year Olds

The Kawasaki KX 65 (2020) is a consistent performer in the Kawasaki KX line. The KX65 is an amazing kids’ dirt bike for any child that is 7-10 years old. It has been improved to include 0.33cm front forks and a rebound damping that can be adjusted, making it capable of performing at its best condition even in very rough terrain. Kawasaki KX 65 offers good engine improvement influenced by Kawasaki’s racing attempts for more power.  

The durability and reliability of this model creates a dependable platform for kids who are just starting in racing. It is an essential tool for kids who are stepping out into the world of competitive racing for the first time. The Kawasaki KX 65 is likely to produce champions.  

If your goal is to introduce your kid to the competitive ranks of motocross, then the KX 65 should be your ideal choice. With proven durability, agility, and a 64cc engine, the rider will be able to build their skills on an absolutely solid platform.

Kawasaki KX 65 Specs:

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  • 64.7cc, single, 2-stroke engine:

KX 65’s digital ignition includes rare magnets that make it light and long-lasting. The reduced inertia improves the small-rpm response. The powerful ignition distributes a more powerful subordinate voltage for a more powerful spark. Using lock-nuts, the primary gear has been secured to reduce mechanical noise.

Engine reliability has also been improved using a stopper on the oil seal on the left crankcase. The generator, water pump elbow, and water pump cover all have an improved sealing using meta form gaskets.

  • 6 speed chain drive transmission:

The 6-speed transmission improves shifting action made possible through the shift forks that are chromed. This manual clutch provides for ultimate control and performance. 

  • Fuel system: Carburetor. Mikuni VM24SS.
  • Adjustable Uni-Trak rear suspension.
  • CDI w/digital advanced ignition system.
  • Fuel capacity: 3.8 litres. 
  • Weight: 60 Kg including oil and fuel.
  • Seat height: 76 cm.
  • Liquid cooling system.
  • Semi-double steel frame.
  • Bore x stroke: 44.5 x 41.6 mm.
  • Compression: 8.4:1.
  • Front and rear brakes: both are single-disc hydraulic.
  • Front-wheel travel: 21.0 cm.
  • Rear-wheel travel: 24.0 cm.
  • Overall length: 159.0 cm.
  • Overall width: 75.9 cm.
  • Kick starter.
  • Wheelbase:11.20 cm.
  • Lx W x H: 15.9 x7.60 x 9.55 cm. 
  • Colour: Lime green.

Kawasaki KX65 Key Features

  • This bike might be a small dirt bike, but its high-performance engine makes it extremely efficient. The 6-speed transmission creates high power that can satisfy any aspiring racer.
  • The Kawasaki KX 65 has a rear Uni-Trak link feature that is not just fully adjustable but also has a four-position rebound damping providing almost 29 cm of travel.
  • The light and powerful rear and front brakes provide continuous braking performance. This results in a firm and responsive brake system that improves driving confidence and sharpens skills with small riders.  
  • A low 76.0 cm seat height with a high tubular semi-double steel cradle frame provides a dependable platform that allows riders to gain experience and build skills comfortably. 
  • The hard-chrome finished forks are wear-resistant.
  • The graphics are beautifully updated on the Kawasaki KX 65 as inspired by the KX 250 and KX 450.

Kawasaki KX 65 Pros and Cons

  • High-performance bike
  • Easy to handle even for smaller riders
  • Stiff riding quality
  • Ergonomically tight for tall riders