kawi supercharged tourer ups the game

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    was it that 650 with the cool fairing bodywork in grey cause I HAD ONE AND i found it dangerous , could never see the turbo coming on and more than once was caught in a turn as it happened nearly threw me off the saddle .
     
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    HA yes far from dangerous and mine only has 7000 miles and is a harley killer
     
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    I wonder about the sitting position. One of the reasons I purchased the Rocket is I was getting too far in years to lean over the gas tank.

    When the Rocket moves on, it might be neat to have a supercharged smaller, lighter, still comfortable cruiser.

    Remember after the fuel crisis, a number of manufacturers (cars) offered supercharging in one form or another to allow reasonable performance with smaller displacement engines.

    I note on the OP's link, Kawasaki claims the supercharger and other changes allow the bike to have reduced emissions.
     
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    WHO cares about emissions lets get honest we dont and whats the most comfy bike for everday normal riding its not some little lightweight small displacement PUDDLE JUMPER LOL
     
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    Yep... that bike is more sport bike than tourer. Seating position just yells "let's race"
     
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    well heck lupe my friend how the hell have you been doing. i hope all has been well.
     
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