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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-17-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 20,886
Posted By Bolzen
Ja, Ja - Versys ist gut! :thumb

Ja, Ja - Versys ist gut! :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,157
Posted By Bolzen
The DL2 could stand for Diesel L-Twin :deal

The DL2 could stand for Diesel L-Twin :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,157
Posted By Bolzen
If one finds Vee2 boring, he hardly needs the s10.

If one finds Vee2 boring, he hardly needs the s10.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
http://media.motorbox.com/data/contenuti/000000554...

http://media.motorbox.com/data/contenuti/0000005546/img/640/kawasaki-klv-1000-f532f006c58a406926b330ecfcde3b7c.jpg

One of the best color for the Vee1. Wasn't available in Canada.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
Dunno why that alliance didn't jelly in -- the...

Dunno why that alliance didn't jelly in -- the KLV was such a nice zest to the existing Vee.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
You'd better not listen to what Suzuki claims on...

You'd better not listen to what Suzuki claims on a Kawasaki bike :D

V = Versys
Vee = V-Strom
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
Symphony is best performed by the Two-Brothers...

Symphony is best performed by the Two-Brothers Orchestra.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,180
Posted By Bolzen
During Tiger-Wee comparison test, the XC driver...

During Tiger-Wee comparison test, the XC driver wrenched himself off the road trying to keep up with the 650 in the twisties. Both Versys' would likely have followed the Tiger had they tried to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
You will likely shift more on Ninja. Even in the...

You will likely shift more on Ninja. Even in the mid-range V has power and torque comparable to the big bore DL twin, so that already says something.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,180
Posted By Bolzen
Are you comparing Versys Mil or the 650 with the...

Are you comparing Versys Mil or the 650 with the Tiger?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
New V has got 120 hp @ 9K. Even with V1 roll-on...

New V has got 120 hp @ 9K. Even with V1 roll-on power is very good.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By Bolzen
+1 to the s10 = s101, architecture 101, the...

+1 to the s10 = s101, architecture 101, the problem solved :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By Bolzen
Vee1 is the KLR on steroids. Also more comfy than...

Vee1 is the KLR on steroids. Also more comfy than both and with much better rigging capability. 19" is a de-facto offroad standard, hard to overcome this even with better suspension. But fj has got...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,180
Posted By Bolzen
I think i know which one of the team they saved...

I think i know which one of the team they saved on :wink: Also true when your riding the bike you care of it a bit less.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
that's the point that me for example not a big...

that's the point that me for example not a big fan of fours -- getting tired of the buzzing sound pretty soon. can go times longer with a twin
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
Not arguing the performance, understand all the...

Not arguing the performance, understand all the benefits very well, but not happy with the design. personally to me -- way too exposed, probably more than on the previous version. whereas no big...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,157
Posted By Bolzen
3.4 sec 0-60 -- a good disguise it is :lol3

3.4 sec 0-60 -- a good disguise it is :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
btw, mcmann could have made that slip not just...

btw, mcmann could have made that slip not just for nothing. While V-Strom is something good, the Versys is something else.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
V2 != Vee2

V2 != Vee2
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-29-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
Versys is a more comfortable bike (6'.0), and me...

Versys is a more comfortable bike (6'.0), and me believes better thought out. more powerful too, but of course not that L-twin with all the implications in a longer trip or a bit of offroad. To...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-29-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Bolzen
Yeah, $4000 sounded too good to be true.

Yeah, $4000 sounded too good to be true.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-29-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,157
Posted By Bolzen
Sometimes s10 is too much of a bike

Sometimes s10 is too much of a bike
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By Bolzen
Why, what's wrong in extra leisure time and oil...

Why, what's wrong in extra leisure time and oil mess free rear?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-27-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By Bolzen
ahh, that was not nice to come up with engine...

ahh, that was not nice to come up with engine argument -- it's certainly very hard to beat the 90-twin.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By Bolzen
The Vee2 design makes the driver exposed to just...

The Vee2 design makes the driver exposed to just about every weather element. s10 is a much more accomplished rig. So if travel around the block or just for fun - i would say Suzuki, as it's more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,157
Posted By Bolzen
s10 -- there's no points it fails on. Vee2 has...

s10 -- there's no points it fails on. Vee2 has only one - design, but it's a major one :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
Suzuki did exactly what customers asked. The Vee1...

Suzuki did exactly what customers asked. The Vee1 engine characteristics way exceeded chassis and suspension abilities; buffeting, fuel economy, clutch shuddering were other common issues. One thing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-23-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
I actually like how you present the Vee2, either...

I actually like how you present the Vee2, either it's angles or lightening but much better to the eye.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
It's not that, mcmann. Suzuki did a terrific job...

It's not that, mcmann. Suzuki did a terrific job with updating the Vee, but you really might want to test the V to feel what a good designer is. This is where the Zuki teammate made an outstanding...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
What i meant is that a tourer is usually...

What i meant is that a tourer is usually characterized by a certain set of features e.g. protection, leg room, comfort, pillion seat, speed stability, engine power and flexibility, fuel economy etc....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,918
Posted By Bolzen
Both FJ and new Vee are toys comparing to the...

Both FJ and new Vee are toys comparing to the Versys. The farther you go, the more obvious the difference is.

I simply applaud Kawasaki for this machine.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-11-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Bolzen
Nah, that's not a good deal -- it's a heck of a...

Nah, that's not a good deal -- it's a heck of a deal.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-22-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,171
Posted By Bolzen
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,171
Posted By Bolzen
Dropped in here out of curiosity -- i think OP...

Dropped in here out of curiosity -- i think OP meant Hoover. I would be first to visit a dealer who sucks as Dyson. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 438,547
Posted By Bolzen
mc, maybe you should have that one in your...

mc, maybe you should have that one in your toolbox?
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 438,547
Posted By Bolzen
This...

This (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=959101) http://west-e-shop.com/temp/to_clue.gif
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By Bolzen
One version has got a laser cut 'MM' plus number,...

One version has got a laser cut 'MM' plus number, the other has a 2 mm washer on the left hand side spacer. If none of these, chances are that you have the OEM spacers. However to find out for sure,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 736,194
Posted By Bolzen
So, Dave -- how it behaves in the upper range,...

So, Dave -- how it behaves in the upper range, any noticeable vibrations, wallowing, vague steering or other side effects?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 197,209
Posted By Bolzen
The Tracer has just hatched out from the very...

The Tracer has just hatched out from the very accelerated rearer. Pretty raw bike.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,443
Posted By Bolzen
Well, it is a toy just as is the Tracer. Some...

Well, it is a toy just as is the Tracer. Some folks simply want to convince themselves to buy first only to make sure.

However what you might want to try is the V, trust me your body will say...
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