2010 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic vs. 2010 Triumph Thunderbird —

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Kawasaki VN 1700 Classic

A flight of two fancies

Photography by Palaima

With some in life—especially non-essential issues—it the heart always has a voice on the Desire and the strong urge for gratification often bully our logical side, leaving us and frazzled when we would make a snap but prudent

A scenario plays out in our head: I go with affordable and sensible, or and expensive?”

On the matter of looking for a new well, that’s when the adds its passionate complexity.

To get a sense of what some other than Harley-Davidson the American consumer wants in his or her we looked to Kawasaki ’s Vulcan Classic and Triumph ’s Thunderbird.

Yet the Kawi you get a bigger engine and the of liquid cooling, saving in the process when choosing the over a Fat Boy. However, you potentially save the $3Gs by Harley’s Dyna Super Custom that matches the $12,999 tag. But the ‘Glide’s is considerably different, and the Vulcan and Fat Boy are in claimed curb weight are the Vulcan and ‘Glide.

Kawasaki’s entrant in this battle better fits the cruiser mold. It seems suited for casually bopping the boulevard on Saturday night, or leisurely and laidback for long on the interstate.

For the rider who’s got an eye for but wants the traditional H-D look, the 17 is an easy path to near

The Vulcan’s plusher overall the T-Bird. Roomy floorboards by a heel-toe shifter, thick foam, a tall sweptback and forgiving suspension welcome of easygoing miles. But that’s not to the Vulcan can’t hang the going gets twisty.

is neutral with moderate required for initial turn in. And what seems like a lean angle when to the T-Bird, the Vulcan’s chassis protest with excessive and wobble if you dig the outer edges of the into the asphalt.

However, like a woman tight-fitting shoes for fashion’s the Vulcan’s chubby front (130/90 x 16) hinders ultimate at parking lot paces.

“The Vulc’s handling is better average by cruiser standards, but steering response below 5 mph is a bit of let for what is otherwise a good-handling Kevin Duke remarked.

. a woman suffering tight-fitting for fashion’s sake, the Vulcan’s front tire hinders agility at parking lot paces.

One advantage the Vulcan 17 can claim is springy bits out back. both bikes use twin shocks, the Vulcan provides accessed 4-way rebound at the top of the shock body, and preload with air pressure. The ‘Bird uses twin coil-overs, but provides for spring preload via the traditional ramp-style adjuster.

bike accommodates for adjustments to suspension.

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