Kawasaki Super Sherpa 2007 Review Motorcycle Trader New Zealand

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Kawasaki Super Sherpa Review

Triple Deal 2007 Kawasaki Super

I have to confess to have slightly taken aback our esteemed editor suggested a of the Sherpa as a commuter bike.

On knobbly tires?

But the more I it, the more the idea made It’s a bike that a lot more options than the learner (road) bikes or And the tyres were a set of crossovers, not dirt models, so they fine in the urban jungle.

such tires are essential if you do a bit of beach riding over the Best of all — because you can it to that playground, you don’t a trailer. A major plus!

Many of its vital statistics it an attractive proposition for the newbie or those wanting to join the commuting fraternity. It’s (113kg) and easy to maneuver, nice, wide handlebars for control. It has a super-light clutch and with disc brakes and rear, it stops sharply.

The height is relatively low (830mm) and narrow, so shorter riders have too much difficulty their soles on terra at traffic lights. The semi suspension (lots of travel on and rear shocks) makes mounting a breeze for easy

And for those who associate dirt with fruitless attempts at and skinned shins — no the Sherpa has an electric start. The does, however, need of choke in the morning to get into the of the rush-hour commute. That the bike only had 30km on the so perhaps cold-starting would up with more use.

The Sherpa’s powered by an air-cooled, single cylinder, four-… with four valves. And it isn’t super powerful at 8000rpm), it’s a free-revving and with the revs up, it’s responsive. Peak torque arrives at 6000 rpm.

It might not win you any traffic light races, but its performance is sufficiently to get you around the city with Bear in mind, with the weighing only 113kg, the doesn’t need to be very and the upside is good fuel The six-speed gearbox allows for cruising at 100km/h on the motorway.

In dirt bike styling, the has a minimalist look about it compared with the more 250cc road bikes and The aesthetics might not be your but consider the advantages: no expensive and chrome work to repair in the of a fall. And, if you do take it to the the chances of a tumble are perhaps a higher than average.

Still, this is not to say the Sherpa is Standout features are its digital panel (the LCD screen a clock and a dual trip and a stainless steel exhaust to corrosion. Very cool.

on those wide handlebars are and fall easily to hand.

Kawasaki Super Sherpa 250

So, if you’re torn between a commuter and a dirt bike definitely can’t afford you could do worse than the Super Sherpa. It’s an versatile bike, and when you the office on a Friday afternoon, at the mouth, it will happily you through the traffic to a forest and help you find your again.

Specifications Kawasaki Sherpa RRP: $6990

249cc single, four-…,

Bore x Stroke 72 x 61.2mm

Ratio 9.3:1

Ignition CDI

System Electric

Transmission 6-Speed

Frame cradle, high-tensile steel

Kawasaki Super Sherpa 250
Kawasaki Super Sherpa 250


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