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Old 03-09-2008, 09:05 AM   #1
tonymorr OP
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A different kind of Versys

Update......current pic:


Story:

I kinda like the new Versys. I wish Kawasaki used a 19" front so we could choose from some dual sport oriented tires for dirt road meandering. Even if I bought a Versys I would probably upgrade the suspension(the rear at least). I also wouldn't mind if it was a little bit lighter. I like what this German company did with this ER6N (Naked Ninja sold in Europe)



I believe they were trying to make a supermoto type of bike if I read the translation correctly. Basically I'd like to take what they have done and add....

1.'05 WP 48mm forks that I got on Ebay, shortened a little.
2.Custom rear shock (Wilbers, Hyperpro, WP, ???)
3.Custom exhaust that goes next to the oil pan instead of under it and then up just under my StormCase panniers (like pelicans).
4.I'm hoping I can modify the long drain plug extension on the bottom of the oil pan so it doesn't hang down as far.
5.Skidplate (Homemade aluminum).
6.Givi engine guards.


7.Radiator stoneguard.
8.Vstrom wheels (already have a rear, need a front).
9.Small fly screen.

So I picked up a bike yesterday. Here it is in the unmutated form.........



And stripped......



Weighed (fuel tank empty)



All the stuff I took off was about 24 lbs. The gauges are still laying up on the handlebars. Need to add a headlight. Of course lots of things are gong to change to add and subract from the weight but I'm hoping to keep it under 400 lbs WET WEIGHT. I think I will call it "Mutant Ninja II" or perhaps "Versys GS"

Ref: Mutant Ninja I ......... Twin Sport 500
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