2011 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Super Streetbike

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Kawasaki Z 1000


2011 Kawasaki 1000

For the last several the sportbike market has been by motorcycles designed primarily for the with nothing more headlights and signals to make street legal. But that a little to be desired for riders not committed to a race replica. something special about a bike that sportbikes compete with-rawness and pure

In 2010 Kawasaki released the to an unsuspecting market and rewrote the of what a … bike be. But for some reason, the streetfighter just doesn’t seem to to the American bike buyer. listened to the outcries from sides and has released a new wolf, but not wearing sheep’s clothing.

The Ninja 1000 was designed as a for the street rider first and That includes accessible at low speeds, neutral handling and a riding position. It’s billed as a high performance with everyday versatility.


The Ninja 1000 uses the drivetrain as the Z1000, and that’s a thing. The 1043cc DOHC inline-four features a longer for more power down low it counts. This pays dividends on the street as the torquey helps get the 500-pound beast out of the gate like Seabiscuit on According to Kawi, it makes 65 more torque than a and the same as the mighty ZX-10R.

The is very linear, but a second hit of coming in around 7000 RPM pulls all the way to an 11,000 RPM redline. The is an expansive power band is user friendly anywhere and

The Beauty

Styling a sportibke is a compromise of functionality versus Race bikes are designed to through the air while the rider is in a tuck. But hunching over on the not only looks ridiculous, extremely uncomfortable. The Ninja was designed to combine racer-boy without forcing the rider to the fetal position for wind

The windscreen can be manually adjusted in three stages for added It’s a two-handed job to change the and can be a bit tricky to adjust when down the road though.

The bodywork features ZX-inspired LED taillight, integrated front and a sleek tail section. grab rails also standard (but should be removed to give the Ninja street cred). The large side panels serve to the hot engine heat up and away the rider.

The overall look and falls somewhere between the dad at the and an underage kid with a fake ID, and would look out of place it.

The Beast

Don’t let the optional bags fool you; the 1000 is all sport when it to handling. With fully 41mm inverted forks, and radial mounted brakes, bike is meant to tackle about any terrain in a given The best way to describe the ride is summed up in a single word.

The suspension absorbs the rocks and that are commonly found on roads and highways yet it still over quickly and isn’t to come out fighting when get twisted.

The upright riding is definitely a treat when the goes flat and it’s to head home. Rubber-coated pegs absorb lots of the vibration and the individually mounted can be adjusted to fit a variety of frame After nine hours in the not once did I have to play and tickle with a set of numb common occurrence on buzzy

If having a lady on the back is of your intended sportbike experience you’ll (both) be that the Ninja 1000’s actually thought about instead of slapping on a vinyl piece of plywood as an afterthought. The seat is thicker, longer and than traditional sportbike and will keep both and passenger comfortable for hours.

The Buyer

So who is this bike for? According to the big K it’s for the sportbike rider who wants the cruiser looking for comfort and the tourer looking for convenience.

the track bikes for the track. In the jungle the Ninja 1000 was to tackle the struggles on the street. In Kawasaki has successfully made a for the everyday rider.

2011 Kawasaki Ninja

Engine: 1043cc, inline-four, est. 130 HP

Front Suspension: adjustable 41mm USD forks

Suspension: Fully adjustable

Front Brakes: Dual petal-type rotors with four-piston calipers


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