What Motorcycles Did They Use In CHiPs?


Motor officers in “CHiPs” ride Kawasaki Z1-P & KZ900-C2 in seasons 1 & 2 and KZ1000-C1 from season 3.

Ponch almost won the street model (a 1978 Kawasaki Z1-R) on a game show in “Name Your Price”.

Producers used the same trailer for filming in season 3 as they did in the first two seasons.

What motorcycles were used in CHiPs 2017?

March 24, 2017 CHIPS hits the big screen. Ponch is played by Michael Peña, and and Jon is played by Dax Shepard. What kind of motorcycles did the original CHiPs TV show use? According to the CHiPs Wiki, yes, CHiPs has its own Wiki, bikes used were Z1-P & KZ900-C2 in seasons 1 & 2 and KZ1000-C1 from season 3.

Who rode the motorcycles in CHiPs?

All of the motorcycle cops in the television series rode Kawasaki KZPs just like the real California Highway Patrol officers of the era. That is no surprise, given the lengths that the show’s producers went to keep the characters inline with the real ”chippys” they were portraying.

Did they ever draw their guns on CHiPs?


For a cop show, CHiPs had a pretty conservative approach to ammunition. According to some fan tallies, a gun was drawn by police in just three out of 139 episodes—and never by Estrada or Wilcox.

What motorcycle does CHP use?

In the 1970s, CHP decided to renew their Harleys fleet and tested many motorcycles such as Honda 750 four, Suzuki 850, Moto Guzzi and finally Kawasaki Z900 and then 1000C1 made famous in CHiPs.

What motorcycle was used in Happy Days?

Triumph Trophy TR5 Scrambler Custom

What does the i stand for in CHiPs?

FYIthe i in CHiPs doesn’t stand for anything, and CHiPs isn’t an acronym or abbreviation. In California CHP officers are/were referred to as “Chippies” by civilians. Rick Rosner (series creator) wanted to name the show Chippies but NBC rejected the name, so he shortened it to CHiPs which NBC loved.

Did Dax Shepard ride in CHiPs?

Metro Detroit native Dax Shepard wrote, directed and stars in “CHiPS,” a reboot of the old TV show about two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Did DAX do his own stunts in CHiPs?

Dax Shepard Talks About Doing His Own Stunts In Chips. Dax Shepard has been spilling some secrets about upcoming movie, Chips. On top of all that, he did all of his own stunts!

Did Dax Shepard do stunts in CHiPs?

“CHiPS” used drones, helicopters and new technology specifically for the movie. Shepard did a lot of his own motorcycle stunts, including wheelies, riding on the beach and going up and down stairs.