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Video: Kawasaki Z1000SX first ride - 'compelling blend of power, handling & comfort'

MCN's world first ride on the Kawasaki Z1000SX has proved that the Z1000-based sports bike is everything aging sports bike fans were hoping for. Find a Kawasaki Z1000 for sale With the Z1000SX Kawasaki is blatantly trying to either tempt riders tired of radical sports bikes and after a bike with more touring ability than a super naked can provide. Watch the...

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plasticadam

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plasticadam says:

I'll be back!

After years being on Kawasaki (including selling them) I gave up waiting for a faired Z1000 3 years ago. The Yam FZ1 is an excellent bike (throtttle response easily cured on the early ones by the way) but I know what will replace it so long as I don't become a government statistic next year. Two points Kawasaki should have considered 1. No centrestand and 2. Why don't any manufacturers consider fitting small pockets in the dead areas inside the fairing? We all have mobiles, we can't keep credit cards near magnetic tank bags, it would be useful to have a space for a disc lock. It can't be beyond the wit of those designing  a sports-tourer fairing to think about this.

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grapple

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grapple says:

Z1000SX

At last a bike that will suit most bikers most of the time sporty - good for touring reliable proven engine good lights-mirrors, just goes to show manifacturers do listen -well some of them anyway....

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tman39a

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tman39a says:

yum yum

At last a bike that i might change my mk1 hayabusa for...ok nowhere near on power etc but looks comfy and has all the right features....downside is that the newer hayabusa exists and i might miss the power......but a really good job from kawasaki... a proper sports tourer rather than a sporty tourer like the CBF ,GSX , Sprint etc

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Brized

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Brized says:

Another fantastic motorcycle from Kawasaki, great looks and an improvement on the fuel range from the excellent Z1000 too. Well done all at Kawasaki.

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