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2018 Kawasaki H2SX/SE and Z900RS

March/April 2018

2018 Kawasaki H2SX/SE and Z900RS

You’ve gotta hand it to Kawasaki. In the midst of a lot of industry handwringing over declining sales and questions about how to draw new riders to the fold, Kawasaki used the IMS show in NYC to double down on their bread and butter: fast bikes. They had four new models to show (Ninja 400, ZX-10R SE, Z900RS, and H2 SX SE) but we’ll focus on the machines most suitable for a weeklong getaway.
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2015 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS

March/April 2015

2015 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS

While other manufacturers raise their prices for the new model year, Team Green drops the list price of the Concours 14 by a whopping 0! This potent sport-touring model was 
introduced for 2008 and last freshened up in 2010. Changes for 2015 are modest but add up to a significant total. There’s a lower first gear, lighter steering, 
firmer rear suspension, a new windscreen, and revised braking—
along with a few other goodies.
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2014 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS: Sporty, Yet Civilized

May/June 2014

2014 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS: Sporty, Yet Civilized

Kawasaki’s sporty and powerful Ninja 1000 has been morphed into a respectable sport-touring machine for 2014. Some of the biggest changes include standard ABS and revamped color-matched saddlebags, but there are a number of smaller tweaks that add up nicely.
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Comparison: 2013 Yamaha FJR1300 vs 2013 Kawasaki Concours 14 Sport: Touring Title Fight

March/April 2014

Comparison: 2013 Yamaha FJR1300 vs 2013 Kawasaki Concours 14 Sport: Touring Title Fight

We’ve been testing two of the most popular sport-touring motorcycles across the country over the past year. A mix of interstates, rural country byways, and the tight and chaotic roads of the Smokies provided the perfect testing grounds.
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2011 Kawasaki Vulcan® Vaquero™

March/April 2011

2011 Kawasaki Vulcan® Vaquero™

Kawasaki's latest touring-cruiser Vaquero (which means "cowboy" in Spanish) was appropriately introduced amid longhorns and cattle ranches in the Lone Star State north of Houston. The Vaquero shares Voyager's wide upper fairing, but with a shorter windscreen and revamped lower bodywork, plus new, hard saddlebags. The upper fairing also houses the Vaquero's unique louvers which can additionally mount driving lamps.
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