Versys-X 400 speculations thread

Discussion in 'Japanese polycylindered adventure bikes' started by PaD, Oct 26, 2017.

  1. Robotaz

    Robotaz Adrenalin Freak

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    3600 posts about a bike that doesn’t exist.

    I wish Kawasaki would make one just to get this participated thread out of my feed.
  2. Ken in Regina

    Ken in Regina Long timer Supporter

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    It's easy to use the "Manage watched threads" to stop the emails from a watched thread or stop watching it completely.

    ...ken...
  3. dirtdreamer50

    dirtdreamer50 long time rider

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    Believe he was sharing some thread deserved sarcastic humor. If/when a 400 arrives, will this thread die, and be followed by VX400 owner's thread?
  4. Robotaz

    Robotaz Adrenalin Freak

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    Not with Tapatalk. I’ll try the web version. Thanks for the advice.
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    I wonder what the new color for the vx3 is this year?














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  6. Ken in Regina

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    I use the browser so not Tapatalk literate.

    In the browser at the top you'll see a menu item Watched Threads". Click it. That window will only show any watched threads you have not looked at, if any. So...

    In the lower left of that window you'll see "View all watched threads". Click that.

    You'll get a list of all the threads you're watching (it might be a surprise how long it is!) There are check boxes down the left side. Click a check in any you want to drop. Then look at the top right of that window for "Manage watched threads". Click it.

    You'll get a drop down that let's you choose to stop email notifications or stop watching them completely.

    If you think you might want to drop some and just stop notifications on others you'll need to do them in two seperate operations.

    Hope that helps.

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  7. Ken in Regina

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    Such a pessimist. :-)

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  8. Fuzzy74

    Fuzzy74 Been here awhile

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    It will last at least another year with arguments on how Kawasaki should have done it.
  9. cyclopathic

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    3 more flavors of H2.. what is a last one?
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  10. dirtdreamer50

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    The final one, a fat tired cruiser, to compete with the new BMW R18's.... :D
  11. 11motos

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    I think the fact that the VX is not less reliable than the ninja is an awesome attribute worth given some serious consideration.
    I am not too familiar with the Duke but they seem to be more engines opened than the average.
    In any case, KTM is too small for me in size. I mean it could work but the VX3 will work too.
    I am just going to wait a bit longer and continue to watch this thread.
    I have other projects going anyway including covid aftermath extra work piled.:dirtdog
  12. Gustavo

    Gustavo Motociclista Errante

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    The 390 Adventure is said to be a "full size" bike, not something designed for "beginners" or short riders. I have yet to see one in the wild, or be able to throw a leg over one, but that seems encouraging.

    Gustavo
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    I owned a 390 Duke for 2 years. The motor is good, more low end torque than the VX. On the open highway, not that much different INMHO. I agree,I would also still like to see the 390 ADV in the wild before getting too excited.
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    As far as the H2's go, Jay Leno will buy one of each, and that will finish the H2 sales for this year. I wonder if anyone really buys an H2 to ride? My apologies and admiration for anyone who actually does.
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    Ari Henning of MC garage blew up a couple 390 RC head gaskets racing but that was on pre-2018 drive by wire. Newer ones have been good they fixed fuelling and improved cooling.

    As for fit the guys in reviews were 5'11-6'2 and no complaints about being small with my size on opposite side of the spectrum I would have to look if seat isn't too wide.
  17. 11motos

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    Look at the dimensions, it is smaller than avg. for taller people. Again this is subjective because everyone is different.
    In my case the lack of spoke wheels option is a big no-go as well.
    The KTM has its own thread, I think so better look there to follow up if you like it.
  18. cyclopathic

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    Lack of spoked wheels is a concern for me too I have bent cast front. IIRC someone mentioned an $800 wheel option from Rocky MTN ATV? Also factory option from catalog.

    As for 390 right on money they have own thread let's get back to VX 400.. wait.. do we even have a bike to discuss?
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    Spoilt for choice...

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  20. Gustavo

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    Don't we all wish that was the bike lineup. :knary

    Unfortunately, probably another 4 reincarnations of the same old dirt bikes, "modernized" with bold new graphics. :bluduh

    Gustavo
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