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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #25 on: November 07, 2017, 01:27:53 am »
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #26 on: November 07, 2017, 02:00:22 am »
That looks real....I think I want one. If that's really it, yes..yes, I'm in.

ZG, which color did you order?   Heres an article, with some info....

https://www.rushlane.com/kawasaki-ninja-h2sx-supercharged-touring-bike-12254691.html

Call me crazy, but I dont see this machine as competing with a goldwing or k 1600. Well unless we just cant see the stereo. Is a sound system even called that, anymore?  I think im old....
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #28 on: November 07, 2017, 03:07:56 pm »
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #29 on: November 07, 2017, 07:12:18 pm »
Motorcycle Consumer News was not very far off in their predictions.   I don't think this new bike competes with the Goldwing, BMW 1600, or even the FJR or Concours.    A different class of sport touring.

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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #30 on: November 07, 2017, 07:25:01 pm »
Motorcycle Consumer News was not very far off in their predictions.   I don't think this new bike competes with the Goldwing, BMW 1600, or even the FJR or Concours.    A different class of sport touring.

Competes with the Super Duke GT, IMO. (SPORT-touring - loaded, fast a** sport bike with hard luggage. Though, the ergos are more aggressive on the SX than the SDGT)

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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #31 on: November 07, 2017, 11:58:23 pm »
Doesn't look like a bike you're going to log 700 mile days on without some modifications.  But definitely like the look of it.
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #32 on: November 08, 2017, 02:51:00 am »
Competes with the Super Duke GT, IMO. (SPORT-touring - loaded, fast a** sport bike with hard luggage. Though, the ergos are more aggressive on the SX than the SDGT)

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Man that would be fun to ride!  :motonoises:

I'm disappointed in the side cases though, they look to be the same ones from the Ninja 1000, which aren't very great IMO, you'd think for that much $ they'd design something new and specific to this bike.  :??:
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #33 on: November 08, 2017, 02:51:57 am »
https://youtu.be/OH7_ujvFE34


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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #35 on: November 08, 2017, 03:47:57 am »
It has cruise! Got my vote. Thinking those long days wouldn't be possible though.

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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #36 on: November 08, 2017, 10:23:46 am »
Competes with the Super Duke GT, IMO. (SPORT-touring - loaded, fast a** sport bike with hard luggage. Though, the ergos are more aggressive on the SX than the SDGT)

 :iagree: +1...


Man that would be fun to ride!  :motonoises:

I'm disappointed in the side cases though, they look to be the same ones from the Ninja 1000, which aren't very great IMO, you'd think for that much $ they'd design something new and specific to this bike.  :??:

Honestly, it needs to save money somewhere. This is going to be an expensive ride, and would be more expensive if it had it's own custom luggage made for it. My friend has never had any complaints about the N1K luggage. 28 Liter bags are only slightly smaller than the 30 Liter C14 bags, though they are shaped a bit differently.

I'm definite on board for one of these in, like, 3-4 years. :p  If I can sport-tour on my damned Tuono, this thing will be a dream, by comparison.

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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #37 on: November 08, 2017, 01:27:44 pm »
I might be onboard in a couple years also.   This may spur more bikes like this from other manufacturers, especially from Suzuki and Yamaha.   

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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #38 on: November 08, 2017, 02:29:48 pm »
Doesn't look like a bike you're going to log 700 mile days on without some modifications.  But definitely like the look of it.

You can still do 700 mile days, you will just have to do them a little faster!  😀
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Look Here new Kawasaki Sport Tourer
« Reply #39 on: November 18, 2017, 07:35:32 pm »
https://www.cycleworld.com/2018-kawasaki-h2-sx-sport-tourer-debut







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Re: Look Here new Kawasaki Sport Tourer
« Reply #40 on: November 18, 2017, 07:52:44 pm »
 The fairing retains the H2 character lines but is rounder, larger, and features a taller windscreen on the top-spec model.
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Re: Look Here new Kawasaki Sport Tourer
« Reply #41 on: November 18, 2017, 10:06:33 pm »
Okay, nice color. What happened to the shaft?  :(
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Re: Look Here new Kawasaki Sport Tourer
« Reply #42 on: November 18, 2017, 10:33:19 pm »
Okay, nice color. What happened to the shaft?  :(


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They give that to you when you sign the papers and pay the price..... and realize in 3 years, it ain't worth 1/3 of what you paid....
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Somehow I don't see my wife being 64 and me being 63, next season, riding something like that trying to cover multiple 500 mile days... which we do now on the C14... or, adding a trailer hitch for a camping ride....

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Re: Look Here new Kawasaki Sport Tourer
« Reply #43 on: November 18, 2017, 11:29:48 pm »
MOB.  :great:
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #44 on: November 19, 2017, 02:33:31 am »
Sure would be nice to shed that 150 lbs!

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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #45 on: November 25, 2017, 10:47:35 pm »
Pretty cool vid here...  :great:

https://youtu.be/I3fzhCVErDc
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #46 on: December 09, 2017, 01:38:20 pm »
It's a bed @@s bitch for sure but at just south of $30,000 I think I would go with a Motus.
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #47 on: December 09, 2017, 09:28:41 pm »
It's a bed @@s bitch for sure but at just south of $30,000 I think I would go with a Motus.

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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #48 on: December 10, 2017, 02:39:17 pm »
Its interesting to see people talk about this bike. I think we, concours 14 owners and Ninja 1000 owners have to be who this bike is built for.

So far, Ive seen 2 people say they are interested in it and will go to the shop to see one as soon as it arrives.

The Ninja 1000 people appear to value the lighter weight of their machines...and you can get a Ninja 1000 down to around 470lbs with an exhaust system. Most people have that as well as a reflash...they are not willing to gain 100lbs, even if that does come with more power.

And us concours owners can look at this new h2 and see we have better wind protection and comfort. Thats not even mentioning better bags.

It will be interesting to see how well this machine sells.
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Re: Kawasaki Ninja H2SX? H2GT?
« Reply #49 on: December 10, 2017, 05:13:40 pm »
Its interesting to see people talk about this bike. I think we, concours 14 owners and Ninja 1000 owners have to be who this bike is built for.

So far, Ive seen 2 people say they are interested in it and will go to the shop to see one as soon as it arrives.

The Ninja 1000 people appear to value the lighter weight of their machines...and you can get a Ninja 1000 down to around 470lbs with an exhaust system. Most people have that as well as a reflash...they are not willing to gain 100lbs, even if that does come with more power.

And us concours owners can look at this new h2 and see we have better wind protection and comfort. Thats not even mentioning better bags.

It will be interesting to see how well this machine sells.

This being said shows what an amazing job Kawasaki did on the Concours. We riders of Concours demand a lot for sure, power, handling and comfort all at a relatively low price. We are certainly not easily pleased, yet may of us are happiest on a bike Ma Kawasaki debuted in 1986 and remained almost unchanged for 20 years. It's tuff to improve on perfection yet the majority of us would agree Kawasaki did it again with the C-14. Kawasaki delivered a BMW experience at almost a third the price bringing a luxury that many of us would otherwise not be able to afford or at least justify the expenditure.
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