2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 2000 Classic LT Motorcycle Test — Ultimate MotorCycling

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2007 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic LT | Motorcycle Test

As motorcycle cruisers take to the road, the focus of style substance redirects from the to the former. Traditionally, the Japanese always had a better grasp of than style when it to cruisers, though this gap has narrowing annually. So, when on a Japanese cruiser that has an job to do—touring—things get a bit more interesting.

The Vulcan 2000 Classic LT a staggering 125 cubic inches, and 4-inch piston has a throw of 5 inches! This ultra-long gives the LT both plenty of and delivers it in a demonstrably lazy There’s no tachometer, but the rev limiter is soft. You won’t feel the in raw acceleration, but you will notice downshifts are rarely necessary. I did however, that I would liked an additional upshift at my

Compared to the new 6-speed Harleys, the top of the Vulcan felt just a shorter than I’d like. shifts are called for, the makes the desired clunking but manages to shift smoothly and The heel-toe shift ensures the toe on your left boot wear out.

I have a standard test for I take off from our offices in and head out for lunch with my dad in Springs. Once there, my dad me his styling report.

As a former of a 1940s Indian 4, he liked the retro image, but he was a bit perplexed by the crinkle finish on the engine father, like son. the bike turns heads and approving nods at red lights.

the way, I take some trips to keep things Idllywild, maybe the Badlands–but of the ride is eating up miles on 10. Ground clearance is good on but part of the reason for that is the stiff suspension. What for turns, doesn’t necessarily on bumpy California freeways. I jarred by the rear suspension, and with the rebound damping and isn’t going to fix it if you’re solo.

Fortunately for Vulcan 2000 LT owners, Progressive Suspension an aftermarket shock that can be and damped to your personal If it were our bike, we’d that shock. Up front, the work well, though a tad tight.

I liked the seating position, but I quite able to make the ride without some numbing and tingling. Moving on the saddle helps, but, the only solution is to take a Another upside is that the air cover doesn’t force right leg out, as it does on, the Harley-Davidson Road King.

On the LT, your feet can easily themselves on the floorboards.

The leather look good and have capacity for a weekend getaway. A backrest is standard for the passenger, you to easily add some Dowco if you need a bit more capacity. The does a good job, and is correct, as most riders look through, not over it.

Kawasaki Vulcan 2000 Classic LT
Kawasaki Vulcan 2000 Classic LT

Ultimately, the Kawasaki Vulcan Classic LT is just the kind of cruiser we’ve come to from the west side of the It may lack the raw personality of American but it does have a sensibility it that will appeal to the conservative among us.


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