I'm gonna try to snag a ride on a new N1K to see how mine stacks up once and for all.
Interestingly the 2020/21 was slated to have a thicker / plusher seat from factory negating the need for the gel seats - My SO isn't happy on the pillion seat so I tried to get a gel set and was told there are none available for 3 mths and pre 2020/21 are not compatible - Friend in town has a 2017 SX and a gel seat we tried his and it fits - I found a 2019 seat 2nd hand hardly used for less than half the price of new - The SO hasn't tried the pillion yet but I actually prefer the standard seat over the gel. Seats a personal choice of courseReport back. The new Ninja has some noticeable improvements, but you'll likely like your heavily modded Ninja better.
I rode the 2021 recently thanks to a fellow forum member, and I liked it more than my '18.
Sorry about the test ride but having been on a couple in few years it's what I expected. At least it was somewhat of a suspension test because I immediately jumped on my bike and re-rode the same roads.Yeah, I was REALLY hoping for a "real" test ride. Follow the schmuck for 3 minutes isn't gonna cut it.
You should see the display on my 675. I didn't think it was possible to put things that tiny on a bike display.
This will be due to insurance I bet - the second problem is very few dealers will get demo bikes now with such stock shortages - We have one only Demo here a ZX 10 he has had for a while - Otherwise its best guess and you can have a sit on itWell, no test ride for me today. It's follow the morons only so I guess I'll have to wait until someone I know gets a new N1K.
It's interesting how almost any brand other than Japanese will let you take a bike out by yourself. This is what sold me on Triumphs. That and the fact that I absolutely love triples. Edit: As Minlak pointed out, I did forget about the fact that these damned shortages definitely play into this.Sorry about the test ride but having been on a couple in few years it's what I expected. At least it was somewhat of a suspension test because I immediately jumped on my bike and re-rode the same roads.
Text size on the '18 isn't the issue. It's the medium gray on black background with a highly reflective plastic cover over the whole thing. Given how much more readable my Honda LCD displays were over 20 years ago there's NO excuse for the poor Kawasaki display. It's the real reason I got my black brake reservoir cover. All I had on the right side of the display was a bright white reflection of the reservoir.
Don't remind me. That cost me quite a bit. Dam that max.Then look at where the the commercial airlines division went. 737 Max ring a bell? How about years of delay on the 787 Dreamliner?