have you seen anything aftermarket yet? I've done a couple quick searches and all that comes up are OEM pieces.I have the official Kawasaki part and its a POS. Why?
Its heavier than the seat it replaces. Serious. It is.
Second, the bracket it uses. Mounted under the cowl. Its huge and takes up the slight storage space that was under the seat. The edges are also sharp so you have to be careful not to scratch the bikes bodywork. The strong bracket serves no purpose since you cant sit on it. It looks nice, but I'd recommend anything else.
I just rather spend it on a higher end bike and get more for my money, it's just me, that's all. Some people might rather do this.
Italian women are even worseI know what your saying, and I was there once. My cure was actually owning the dream bike. I enjoyed it, but MONEY was the key. Money, Money, and more money every 3000 miles. You pretty much had to do dealer service to preserve resale value, plus some of it was very complex. Not well suited to owners manual and basic tools. The 850.00 per year maintenance plan would have bought a lot of carbon. Plus, a lot of maintenance that did not even need to happen on other brands. Once I realized I could own two bikes for its cost, I was done. At some point you realize its a **** motorcycle , too, so why?
I coudl go on...there was also the ONE dealer to choose from, or a truck ride to Boise, Idaho.
I'm very ok with Japanese. Or German...No more Italy.