2018 Kawasaki Versys X-300 ABS Test Ride

?2018 Kawasaki Versys? X-300 ABS? A Lightweight All-purpose Adventure Bike The Kawasaki Versys? stable of adventure bikes has something for everybody, beginning with the fresh new 2018 Kawasaki Versys X 300 ABS lightweight all-purpose performer. Other Versys family members include: the Versys 650 ABS and Versys 650 LT and the Versys 1000 LT….

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2015 Kawasaki Z1000 ABS Test Ride

?2015 Kawasaki ?Z1000? An exceptional naked streetfighter The 2015 Kawasaki Z1000 is an ideal example of, and is the latest in a long line of ?naked? Kawasaki street bikes. This newest Z1000 draws upon more than 35 years of delivering good-looking, great performing sport bikes….

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2014 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS Bagger Test Ride

?Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS Bagger? Kawasaki?s venerable Ninja turns 30   Want a cool-looking, comfortable sport touring machine that has seen continual uprgrading and improvement over the past 30 years? What has now become the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 was born in Japan back in 1984 and was known as the GPZ900, which featured an all-new…

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2013 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom Test Ride

?2013 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom: Looks aren?t everything? The old adage ?Looks aren?t everything? is certainly true when it comes to Kawasaki?s latest Vulcan 900 series. The Vulcan 900 comes three ways: the Vulcan 900 Classic; the Vulcan 900 Classic LT; and the 2013 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom. Let?s not get off on the wrong…

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Test Ride: 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650

?Kawasaki?s 2012 Ninja 650: Stellar and more rider friendly? My very first experience aboard a Kawasaki Ninja 650 (it?s been so long ago, it could well have been a 600) at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, CA , which I still think of as Sears Point Raceway). It was during a Kawasaki track day that followed…

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2011 Kawasaki Ninja 1000

?2011 Kawasaki?s Ninja 1000: Great for Naked Sport? ?My first track-day experience came several years ago at Sears Point International Raceway in Sonoma, CA. Whoops, make that Infineon Raceway. It was a Keith Code school sponsored by Kawasaki and the school bikes were Kawa Ninja 6Rs, which proved to be too small for my lanky…

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Test Ride: 2011 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero

A Bagger that cowboys up in traditional fashion A couple of years ago, Kawasaki introduced the monstrous Vulcan 2000 as a heavy cruiser ? emphasis on heavy. It came with a tall saddle and very short side stand, which made it exceedingly difficult, if not impossible to raise to a level riding position for those…

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Test Ride: 2010 Kawasaki Z1000

All-new and way better My very first track day took place at Infineon Raceway (I still think of it as Sears Point Raceway) in Sonoma California. It was actually a Keith Code Superbike School that took place on a Monday, following a weekend of Kawasaki sponsored AMA Superbike racing. The school bikes were Kawasaki Ninja…

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