Old advertisements

Here is my collection of old Kuwahara advertisements from various old BMX magazines listed in chronological order from oldest to newest. If you have some old ads that are not here then please E-mail me and send them if you can. Be sure to check out the OLD ARTICLES section, HISTORY section and OTHERS section for more pictures and information as well. Thanks!!

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Here is one of the earliest Kuwahara ads that I know off. It is the first model Kuwahara or KE-1. This is a very cool ad and check out the stickers on the bike.

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Here is a very early Kuwahara ad, this is the first model KE-1 bike before the KZ-1 and KZ-2 models. This particular ad is from early 1980. This is a classic !!

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The KE-1 was the very first Kuwahara BMX ever made. This was the bike before the popular KZ-1 and KZ-2 bikes. Notice the different front gusset. This ad is from the April 1980 issue of BMX Action Magazine. Special thanks to "Gavin"

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A classic old ad of the all new Kuwahara KZ-1 bike (in those days) This ad is from the June 1980 issue of BMX Action Magazine

Special thanks to "Gavin"


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An old ad from the December 1980 issue of BMX Action magazine with Trash Can Bob Morgan.

Special thanks to "Gavin"


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This is a two page magazine ad of the Kuwahara National and Factory team taken at the 1980 Kuwahara ABA Grand National. On the left is page one, on the right is page two.

Special thanks to "Gavin"


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A two page ad of the new KZ series from late 1980 or very early 1981. What beautiful colors!!

Special thanks to "Gavin"


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A classic old two page Kuwahara ad from the July 1981 Issue of BMX Action Magazine.

Special thanks to James O'Donnell


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Yet another classic two page Kuwahara advertisement from the October 1981 Issue of BMX Magazine. Introducing the KM-1 Kuwahara Mini bike.

Special thanks to James O'Donnell


83K - Click for full size image An old school advertisent from a BMX magainze in Thailand. Sorry, I can read the text but you have got to love the pictures.

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A very old ad from somewhere in 1981 I believe.

Special thanks to "Gavin"


127K - Click for full size image An old advertisement from 1981 of some cool Kuwahara accessories.

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An old Kuwahara advertisement from 1982

Special thanks to "Namza"


141K - Click for full size image An E.T. Colored Elliot model Kuwahara advertisement from around 1982. I really wanted this bike when I was a kid !!

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This is my favorite advertisement cause this was my dream bike when I was 11 years old. I remember hanging this ad next to my desk as a kid. This old advertisement from 1983 is of the LaserLite.

Special thanks to "Namza"


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An old BMX advertisement from 1983 of the Kuwahara Nova. Pictured in the background from left to right: Lee Medlin, Gary Ellis, Derek Garcia, Troy Daniels and Clint Miller.

Special thanks to "Namza"


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An old Kuwahara advertisement from 1984 featuring from left to right: Gary Ellis, Lee Medlin, Derek Garcia, Clint Miller and Troy Daniels.

Special thanks to "Namza"


81K - Click for full size image A very old Kuwahara advertisement from an old BMX magazine featuring Gary Ellis.

161K - Click for full size image I just love this old ad from the Netherlands. Check out how the rider Phil Hoogendoorn's butt is just inches away from the rear tire.

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This is an old Kuwahara brochure from The Netherlands and was inserted into BMX magazines and handed out in shops. It shows all the old school models with parts details and descriptions in Dutch but can be understood. The file size is quite large at 754K as I wanted to keep it large to read all the details.

Special thanks to "Larry S"


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Here is yet another fantastic old school ad from Gear Racewear. They made the old Kuwahara leathers and suits plus for many more other manufactures. Clint Miller is showing off on his LaserLite. Awesome old school ad!!

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161K - Click for full size image A very interesting Kuwahara BMX advertisement for the survivor 2.5

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An old advertisement from around 1984 out of a UK BMX magazine featuring the KYZ bike with ACS Z-Rims. The KYZ or sometimes called the KY Thrasher depending on your part of the world used the same frame as the ET bikes but in chrome and featured a chromoly front half and forks with a high-tensile steel rear frame with loop tail. The riders name is Ralph Tribe from the UK.

Special thanks to Paul "Frostie" Frost


204K - Click for full size image An old Everything Bicycles advertisement from around 1986 or so. Top bike is the Kuwahara Exhibitionist, center bike is the Kuwahara Nova (Second version, non-loop tail) and bottom bike is a Kuwahara Pantera.

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An old ad of the Kuwahara Magician from 1986.

Special thanks to "Jamie H."


81K - Click for full size image An old ad of the all new 1986 Kuwahara Line up from BMX Action Magazine.

This is a Kuwahara catalog from around 1987-1988 from my own personal collection. This is when Kuwahara decided to shift more to Freestyle than BMX racing.
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