Available Colors Candy Lime Green, Metallic Spark Black Warranty 36 Month Limited Warranty.
Back in July, MO took its show on the gagnant maison tanguay 2016 road to Yosemite National Park to compare the latest crop of sport touring motorcycles, and the result wasnt that good for the 2014.
First, the K-ACT linked braking system was revised for a more natural feel which is PR-speak for we softened the overeagerness of the front brake application by the brake pedal.
Based around the massively powerful ZX-14 engine and much of its chassis, the Concours was made over from the sport-tourer in sensible shoes into a claimed top-of-the-line sportbike with touring capabilities.Finally, in addition to a new slip-resistant cover, the front of the seat was narrowed to allow easier access to the ground.It ships in a choice of Candy Lime Green and Metallic Spark Black for 15,499.In the rain-shortened ride, I honestly couldnt feel any difference in the steering effort as a result of the change in the stem seal.When I asked Kawasakis reps when we could expect this type of overhaul, all they said was that, based on the history of the model, the Connie would likely get this technology a model year after the ZX14 did.The other upgrades that Kawasaki noted were mostly cosmetic: silver instrument bezels, extending the exhausts heat shield to the muffler, a tank pad, etc.In the wet, the Concours proves to be a fun sport-touring mount.
With the updated system, I frequently found myself softening my acceleration with the rear brake to no ill-effect.While I couldnt find any effect of the vent in the lowest bon de reduction alimentaire a telecharger windshield setting, the reduction in noise around my helmet (Im 511) with the vent open and the windshield in its highest position was remarkable.This will have to wait until we have the opportunity for a full test of the Concours.Dainese D-Dry jacket and pants to see if they lived up to their name (short answer: absolutely).Having this linked system in its new form makes it quite useable, and fairly quick stops can comfortably be made with only the brake pedal (which is still poor braking technique, despite the technological assist).Triumph Trophy.The ktrc traction control system kept the bike in parity with the sport-touring class trends.2010 Kawasaki Concours 14 Review, so, whats there to love about the 2015 Concours?Inseam didnt struggle previously, paddling the big bike around the parking lot was significantly easier a fact I verified by sampling one of the available 2014 models on our ride.