A great little motorcycle with great styling and good power
No mechanical problems other than having the carbs serviced.
Speedometer started sticking and reads 20mph when actually going 55. Found some weird goop inside causing the sticking. Of course now I'm looking for a new speedo.
My first and only motorcycle. Purchased new for $2150 in 1985. I'd bet I could get at least a grand for it.
I was looking for a good starter bike and this one was the right choice. Smart styling that still holds up today and peppy performance. I remember that Kawasaki had an ad for it that stated that it was faster than a Corvette.
Have toyed with the idea of selling it now and then, as I don't ride it that much anymore due to long work hours and other obligations, but I can't bring myself to sell it.
Have had the tank painted once and will probably get it repainted again. Not happy with the way the second paint job is holding up.
If you're looking for a great little motorcycle for short distance riding or your first bike, you can't go wrong with one of these.
Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 6th October, 2006