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The Kawasaki Concours, in Europe as the GTR1000, is a 997 cc, six speed, cylinder, liquid-cooled sport motorcycle with shaft The bike can reach speeds 120 mph (190 km/h), offers handling and – with its full tall screen, twin panniers, and 7.5 US gallons (28 l; 6.2 imp gal) capacity – is suited to cross-country touring.

Kawasaki introduced the in 1986, based on their 900 and Ninja 1000R models. Key between the Ninja 1000R and the included 32 mm instead of 36 mm carburetors, aggressively ramped cams, drive, front and rear hard luggage, and full The Concours was introduced into the USA the after the slower BMW K100LT at than two-thirds the price of the BMW Both bikes were by the magazine Motorcyclist, which out in favor of

the Kawasaki concluding that it was most practical, useful and motorcycle made” and “superior to the BMW in every aspect imaginable.”[1]

From 1986 to 1993 the was largely unchanged aside modifications to the screen, handlebars and very minor changes. In Kawasaki updated the instrument forks, controls, front front brakes, and the front From 1994 to 2006, the again experienced only changes: fork protectors and tips.

As the Concours first generation with few revisions, experienced and used parts are readily


If winding backroads are the of your tour’s itinerary, the Kawasaki rules. Its combination of engine, firm springing and rates, Dunlop K700 Sport Radials, and sporty position form an excellent platform that eats up high-speed sweepers and sinewy curves. The semi-floating dual discs and powerful twin-piston, action calipers inspire braking confidence, even fully loaded saddlebags and

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Generous ground clearance you to attain impressive lean especially for such a large (585 pounds dry). At the Concours hides this well, feeling light, and very responsive to rider at the bars. The smooth-shifting six-speed is a delight to use, and its ratios keep the high-revving engine in the

Shaft effect is not too obtrusive, but is during spirited riding the bike fully loaded for

GTR 1000

The European GTR1000 is in design to the U.S. Concours, the exception of handlebar switches, and to European engine limitations. the U.S. model is rated at 108 hp, the GTR varies from 100 hp to 69 hp, depending on

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