Kawasaki Vulcan 2000 Classic LT — Ultimate MotorCycling

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On a hot Southern morning, my wife Jane and I out for a day of riding Kawasaki’s biggest Vulcan 2000 Classic LT. The two legendary motorcycle hot spots: Kitchen above Lake and The Rock Store near

Hells Kitchen is a popular destination on the renowned Ortega Starting east of San Juan I rolled on the throttle to feed the Kawasaki two-liter V-twin. its plentiful torque to good we ascended the tight two-lane that cuts through the National Forest.

Twenty of lazy swooping through the corners revealed the Kawasaki LT is biking at its purest level. No gadgets have been to hinder the visceral riding only the essential controls are to tame this massive

For a motorcycle weighing in at over 800 full of gas, it confidently direction changes, with a of the wide handlebars. Also, the Vulcan’s low center of gravity to a stable platform for rider and comfort.

Wrapped around 16-inch aluminum wheels, Bridgestone’s Battlax tires provide a level of grip and keep the motorcycle planted between markers. As is typical with touring motorcycles, the chief factor is the cornering clearance, as the touch down fairly in turns. Braking is secure, to twin 300mm discs four-piston calipers, and a massive rear rotor.

Pulling the parking lot of Hells Kitchen, we a space amongst the menagerie of that seem ever at the California Live Oak canopied Viewed alongside the other you notice that from the wheel back to the taillight, the Vulcan 2000 Classic LT is in every dimension compared to any production motorcycle. Despite its everything about the Kawasaki LT is nicely scaled within its full-sized ergonomics-giving the motorcycle an aesthetic balance that its classic cruiser silhouette.

The propulsion of the Kawasaki Vulcan LT is pure retro muscle. The of the motorcycle is an enormous, but beautifully 125 cu in, 52-degree V-twin, twin-cam engine, generously adorned chrome and black wrinkle Even though the motorcycle a radiator, heat dispersal is with polished cooling on the matte black cylinders, visual interest to the machine.

response is linear with a delay after initial of the grip, due to the mass of the rotating and the distance they are traveling. a bore of over four and a long-reaching … of nearly inches, this engine a huge amount of torque, a of 141 ft/lbs at 2800 rpm.

The 5.5-gallon fuel tank is with lines reminiscent of furniture. The Kawasaki instrument set in the center of the tank is simple yet has a art deco appeal that the flowing lines of the machine. paint with gold accentuates the Classic theme.

stowing our jackets and gloves in the saddlebags, Jane and I proceeded to the patio for an early lunch. The roadhouse’s diamond plate fireplace, and flame-painted coffin the condiment bar, set the milieu for a on our impressions of the ride. Besides on the heat we encountered along Highway, talk naturally around the Kawasaki Vulcan LT.

Jane found the Vulcan seat and backrest comfortable, providing a secure feeling she appreciated. The pillion’s height the saddle gave her a good and kept our helmets from The passenger seat is set back the pilot’s saddle, giving me of room to recline.

Wearing heeled boots, prefers footpegs to the shortish floorboards. Even so, thanks to the backrest, she never felt even on the tighter roads.

We appreciated the heat management designed into the Vulcan. with liquid cooling, the is set back from the engine and the pipes are low, providing distance for the heat to dissipate affecting the rider and passenger. The acrylic windscreen is adjustable by an the lowest position being the appropriate for hot days, and it can be completely for full airflow.

Anxious to get toward our next destination, and I motored back down Highway toward The Rock in the Santa Monica Mountains, in about 100 miles of freeway some two-lane at each No matter, though, because the Kawasaki Vulcan 2000 up freeways with little whether wide open or trafficked. Ample power delivered, an agreeable five-speed and the laid-back cruiser stance all ensure the rider and passenger can cover great distances.

Arriving at The Rock Store, we a burger and picked a table on the where we could enjoy a of the legendary parking lot. our vantage point we admired the beauty of the Kawasaki Classic laid-back rugged visage pays homage to motorcycles an earlier time.

Built for who long for distant destinations, the Kawasaki Vulcan 2000 LT will take you in style and with power to spare.


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Jacket: Magnum Leather

Gloves: Cortech Womens

Pants: Firstgear Kwik-Dry Tour

Footwear: Red Wing


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