Motorcycle Maniac: 2013 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT
2013 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT: Next Generation Touring Bike
Kawasaki motorcycles aren't usually my top
choice for touring bikes. After all, the brand is more well known
for its dirt bikes, and I tend to stick to the classic brands when
it comes to choosing a cruiser. That being said, the 2013
Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT might be the machine that
changes my mind.
If you're in the market for a motorcycle that will fit your needs as well as your budget, this Kawasaki model definitely deserves a second glance. As a solid middleweight bike, the Vulcan 900 Classic is a machine that could serve as a viable option for fans of touring motorcycles.
The Kawasaki bike comes equipped with a four-stroke, liquid- and
air-cooled V-Twin engine. With a displacement of 903cc, you can get
plenty of power to comfortably cruise the roads. The cooling system
ensures you can ride without a second thought about overheating,
and the five-speed transmission works well with the motor to give
you optimum handling and low maintenance.
I was immediately struck by the exterior of this Kawasaki bike. It
has a classic feel, with a long, low silhouette and a few key
accents that set the bike apart from its competitors. Once you hop
on, you realize the bike feels just as good as it looks.
The double cradle frame is very rigid with a long wheelbase, giving you plenty of control and responsive handling. A low seat height of 26.8 inches allows you to stay comfortable and easily put your feet on the ground at stops, further increasing your stability and authority over the 657.1-pound bike.
You can ride in style thanks to the accessories that
come with the Vulcan 900. Standard extras like saddlebags, an
adjustable windshield and a backrest for a passenger help to keep
you comfortable for the extent of the ride, while a 5.3-gallon fuel
tank provides plenty of support to keep you on the roads for a long
time. Of course, those who are riding alone can also enjoy the
benefits of the new seat shape, relaxed positioning and more room
to situate yourself as you fly down the roads.
At the end of the day, the Kawasaki Vulcan 900 is a great choice
for motorcyclists who want a new middleweight bike. A relatively
low price tag, coupled with a comfortable ride and plenty of extra
features, makes this machine a quality option for anyone ready to
buy a touring cruiser.
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