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2015 C14 Review links...
« on: December 08, 2014, 03:27:56 pm »
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Re: 2015 C14 Review links...
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2014, 04:31:05 pm »
They're finally stealing ZG's thunder.

Can't wait to see if the revised ABS module will fit the existing bikes.
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Re: 2015 C14 Review links...
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2014, 07:57:15 pm »
Nice!

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« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2014, 05:32:27 pm »
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« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2014, 03:47:08 pm »
as long as the 2015 employs the KiPass FOB, its all good
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Re: 2015 C14 Review links...
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2014, 07:46:27 pm »
http://www.cyclenews.com/341/27343/Racing-Article/First-Ride--2015-Kawasaki-Concours-14-ABS.aspx

Just got this tonight.  Hasn't been posted already has it?  No real new info, but nice pics... tomp
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Re: 2015 C14 Review links...
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2014, 10:07:23 pm »
No real new info, but nice pics...

but invalid marketing speak like this:

"The new 2015 Concours 14 is all new with an even more sport-oriented flair about it."

99.99% the same as the 2010-2014 but it is suddenly "all new"?

"The added rear preload and newly designed front steering seal actually help make the chassis come alive."

Um, right.

"On the touring side of things a new electronically controlled windscreen"

Wow, I guess ours is manually cranked or something :)

Nice pics, though
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Re: 2015 C14 Review links...
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2014, 10:22:11 pm »
but invalid marketing speak like this:

"The new 2015 Concours 14 is all new with an even more sport-oriented flair about it."

99.99% the same as the 2010-2014 but it is suddenly "all new"?

"The added rear preload and newly designed front steering seal actually help make the chassis come alive."

Um, right.

"On the touring side of things a new electronically controlled windscreen"

Wow, I guess ours is manually cranked or something :)

Nice pics, though

I have found over time that the writers for cycle news aren't the brightest bulbs in the box sometimes. No Clement Salvadori's working there.   I got a chuckle, when I read it too, It said, first ride, but it was just a spec review.  Nothing about how it actually rode, just what the changes were suppose to do for the ride. I think the sporty flair was referring to the bold new Green color, since Kawi never uses green. ;D ;D   Nice pics though. . .
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Re: 2015 C14 Review links...
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« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2015, 03:00:02 pm »
" This past weekend we took a fairly long one day (roughly 150 miles) ride....."    :o
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Re: 2015 C14 Review links...
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2015, 03:07:32 pm »
Posers..
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« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2015, 05:50:48 am »
http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/reviews/2015-kawasaki-concours14-abs-first-ride-motorcycle-review

The magazine article appears in the March issue. One big goof in the mag spec sheet though, chain drive? Plus they list the HP and torque numbers in the spec sheet as N/A even though they mention the numbers in their write up. 

First look   http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/news/2015-kawasaki-concours-14-eicma-first-look
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Re: 2015 C14 Review links...
« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2015, 06:34:50 am »
Thanks for moving my post here. I should have placed it here myself.
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