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post #5 of (permalink) Old 11-11-2016, 06:56 PM
Elijah
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It's not a Ninja 300, but Kawasaki just introduced the all new Ninja 650.

48 lbs lighter
15mm lower seat height
6.8% better fuel economy
slipper clutch
gear indicator

The max power & redline will be down since it has 36mm throttle butterfly valve instead of 38mm(2016 model) to make it Euro 4 compliant.
Any idea how much down on power it is vs. the current model? (Damn those Nancy-Boy Euro 4 standards.)

I like what they've done with it, it was desperately needed, but if anything the bike needs a touch more power. Still though, I wouldn't kick it out of my garage.

Q. Why do I ride?
A. Because I've never seen anyone jogging and smiling.


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