2009 Kawasaki Concours
Great bike for the money
Rear tire pressure gauge not working when new.
Batteries in sending unit.
This bike is the best sport tour bike I have owned to date. I have had three others, ST's, Triumph Trophy 1200 and the old Concours. This bike handles almost as good as my Daytona 955i, and has more power than it.
Comfort is good, but the windshield is too short; there are good after market shields out there. I purchased a Cal Scientific; much better wind protection.
The brakes are very strong, and the handling is great for a bike this size. Best bags I have ever used, shaft drive is "untouchable" in the bike market. Service to the shaft is easy, and so is the oil and filter.
Overall I would recommend this bike first for the price, and then for its overall satisfaction. Don't pass it up if you can afford it.
Good luck, there are still few leftovers out there.
P.S. the heat on the legs is not that bad.
Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 16th June, 2010