Originally Posted by aquadog
Not sure there's that much difference to a Strom 1000, but I haven't ridden both. A guy at my dealership has, and said there wasn't much difference, both were primarily road bikes. I don't think Kawasaki is trying to fool anybody with the target market, they've been pretty clear what the V1000 is intended for.
I'd say there is a difference between those two, of course we won't know how big till later this year: