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Re: Kawasaki Demo - Versys 1000 SE LT+ and the Z900 RS
Reply #10 on: 02 May, 2021, 02:41:11 AM
*Originally Posted by Tigermike [+]
:0461: especially with that gopping colour scheme  :137:
Whoever came up with that should be beaten severely  :192:

I agree.   :169: It looks very porky and thick around the middle.   The paint scheme  :112:

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Re: Kawasaki Demo - Versys 1000 SE LT+ and the Z900 RS
Reply #11 on: 02 May, 2021, 12:21:27 PM
*Originally Posted by jonjazzblue [+]
Mike,

The Tiger has made me a professional tire kicker.  :001: Nothing seems to measure up to the grunt of the 1050 triple and the spaciousness of the cockpit, for me.  I have ridden many of the competing brands - the S1000 XR, Multstrada 1200, Versys 1000 / 650, V Strom 1000 and the Explorer 1200 / Tiger 800..... and am still happy with my 14 year old / 31K Tiger.  A Tiger 1050 with all the modern doodads would be the ticket.
Know what you mean,  its a pity you didn't get the Sport in the US. Surprised no one has bought 1 over the border from Mexico  :187:
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Re: Kawasaki Demo - Versys 1000 SE LT+ and the Z900 RS
Reply #12 on: 02 May, 2021, 03:09:05 PM
*Originally Posted by Tigermike [+]
Know what you mean,  its a pity you didn't get the Sport in the US. Surprised no one has bought 1 over the border from Mexico  :187:

Someone would probably fill it with drugs without you knowing  :745:

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Re: Kawasaki Demo - Versys 1000 SE LT+ and the Z900 RS
Reply #13 on: 02 May, 2021, 03:54:45 PM
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Someone would probably fill it with drugs without you knowing  :745:

 :745: Aye, and border control would pull it to bits to check.
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Re: Kawasaki Demo - Versys 1000 SE LT+ and the Z900 RS
Reply #14 on: 04 May, 2021, 01:50:56 AM
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Someone would probably fill it with drugs without you knowing  :745:

 :005: Don't think I want the Tiger Sport THAT bad.   :001:

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Re: Kawasaki Demo - Versys 1000 SE LT+ and the Z900 RS
Reply #15 on: 04 May, 2021, 11:55:49 AM
*Originally Posted by jonjazzblue [+]
Mike,

The Tiger has made me a professional tire kicker.  :001: Nothing seems to measure up to the grunt of the 1050 triple and the spaciousness of the cockpit, for me.  I have ridden many of the competing brands - the S1000 XR, Multstrada 1200, Versys 1000 / 650, V Strom 1000 and the Explorer 1200 / Tiger 800..... and am still happy with my 14 year old / 31K Tiger.  A Tiger 1050 with all the modern doodads would be the ticket.
You won't find many modern bikes with that combination of colour and styling that works these days, unfortunately (or fortunately).