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Old 10-10-2011, 07:08 AM   #1
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Old 10-10-2011, 07:57 AM   #2
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So, Kawasaki, the smallest of the Big4, has more upgrades than "Mighty Honda" again.
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Old 10-10-2011, 11:29 AM   #3
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So, Kawasaki, the smallest of the Big4, has more upgrades than "Mighty Honda" again.
Yeah, Honda is still showing its conservative side. I like the updates to the Ninja 650. Better styling, more comfort, adjustable windscreen and a bit more/better power should greatly expand its versatility.
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Old 10-10-2011, 04:59 PM   #4
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I'm impressed and I'm not a Kawasaki guy. The styling(not the Vulcan) looks much better and the safety upgrades are very tempting. Looks like they have done a nice job.
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Old 10-10-2011, 06:33 PM   #5
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Kawasaki gets my vote for the top of the "Big 4" heap!
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Kawasaki gets my vote for the top of the "Big 4" heap!
they've been getting mine for the last few years. More new streetbikes from Kawi than the rest of the Jap 4.
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Old 10-11-2011, 04:25 AM   #7
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I particularly like the updates to the Ninja 650. The bike was nice before, but now it looks more like it's bigger brothers. Hopefully more newbies (and older riders, too) will now consider this bike.
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Old 10-11-2011, 05:17 AM   #8
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I particularly like the updates to the Ninja 650. The bike was nice before, but now it looks more like it's bigger brothers. Hopefully more newbies (and older riders, too) will now consider this bike.
It looks more "Engineered" rather than "Parts Bin".

(not that there's anything wrong with a Parts Bin bike - Honda's been coasting-along, doin' that for about 25 years now)
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Old 10-11-2011, 03:37 PM   #9
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My Z750S is mostly a "parts bin" bike, and I love it! And .. I swapped out parts, too .. it's now part ZX-6R
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My Z750S is mostly a "parts bin" bike, and I love it! And .. I swapped out parts, too .. it's now part ZX-6R
Ah, yes, the Z750. On this continent, one of the most underrated bikes of the past two decades.
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