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Brief description of the Kawasaki Vn900
The Kawasaki Vn900 Classic motorcycle (Model VN900B) is a mid-sized motorcycle cruiser made by Kawasaki, first presented in 2006 and is still in production today. The cycle pursues the equation of a lesser yet adept motor fitted into a one-size up frame, a popular blend furthermore in use by Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki in their respective cruiser lines.
The Vn900B is a boulevard-style cruiser, alike in look to the Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe or the Fat young man. It is powered by a fluid chilled 903 cc (55.1 cu in) in V-Twin motor, with a five pace transmission. general, it assesses 97.0 inches (2.46 m) in extent, has a wheelbase of 64.8 inches (1.65 m), and possesses a seat size off the ground of 26.8 inches (680 mm).
Other installed benchmark equipment are a 5.3 US gallons (20 L; 4.4 imp gal) tank (also the largest in its class), floorboards, front and rear computer disk brakes, electrical devices fuel injection, and a belt for the final propel.
Up until September 2008, the motor displacement of the Vulcan 900 lineup was the biggest in the midsized cruiser game. This altered with the introduction of Yamaha's V-Star 950 (both benchmark and exploring models), which values an air-cooled 942 cc power plant. While the newspapers have yet to formally draw deductions, numerous Vn900 proprietors have already formed the attitude that this particular Yamaha is now the head competitor to the Vulcan 900 line.
Other than the VStar 950, the next closest personal competition to the Vn900B is the 805cc Suzuki’s C50 Boulevard. Honda rounds out the game by offering in the pattern of the Shadow Aero (745cc displacement). Both use shaft drive and back percussion instrument brakes, which - while can be advised more user amicable - are negatives in the minds of some due to their bulky look.
The Kawasaki Vn900 is the exploring edition of the rudimentary Vn900B. The major supplements made to accommodate this new role encompass manufacturer installed windshield, , a backrest and saddlebags. Additionally, a studded chair replaces the benchmark unit.
Furthermore accessible is the model Vn900C, which is considered as the more aggressively fashioned sister of the Vn900B. Major alterations are cast alloy wheels (solid on the rear side and spoked in the front), a much larger diameter 21 in 80/90 front wheel, redesigned fenders, ahead controls with pegs (as are against to floorboards), a lesser headlight, and drag-style bars. Also there is some difference is the slimmer one-piece chair, which is still capable of bearing a traveler, but not quite as snugly as the Vn900B.
Press and proprietor reviews
Upon its unveiling, the press usually regarded the Vn900B favorably. Many quotations were made to its physical occurrence, aesthetics, and it owning equipment normally booked for larger unexciting appliances. Travel value was furthermore ranked positively, as was its proficiency to accommodate shorter riders due to the low chair height. Countering these were mentions of limited rounding clearance (due to the floorboards), a somewhat weak back computer disc brake, and in some items, a painful supply chair.