Tires are in great shape. New fork seals, new clutch spring and friction plates, all fluids and filters changed, new packing seals on front and rear brake calipers, new fuel lines, cleaned fuel components, new spark plugs. A choice of three foot peg positions, three seats and three handlebars are available to choose from, at time of purchase. No tears, no dents, and only a small scratch on bottom corner of right saddlebag. This is one of my shorter videos as it's just an overview of the bike.
Despite its 1940s appearance, the Drifter is powered by a fuel-injected 1470 cc delivering power by a five-speed featuring an automatic neutral finder. The new fuel injectors are dual-throat 40mm that provides great acceleration in the mid-range. Do I plan on touring, customizing or merely rolling through the countryside? I purchased this bike from the original owner seven years ago who I could tell it was his baby and has been mine ever since. The bike has 13,800 miles on it. In the 2000 model Kawasaki repeated the blacked out look, then in 2001 introduced a new look which included forks and accessories, a larger tank, and a modified consisting of stock solo seating as opposed to the two-up seat which had previously been standard issue.
The Mean Streak is the only machine with self-adjusting hydraulic valve lifters; air and damping-adjustable rear suspension; has the longest fork travel; the biggest, most powerful front disc brakes and a low, low 27. The ceased production in 2005. I have never got the chance to ride one but I here they are fun little bikes. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. The seat is very comfortable and still maintains a very sporting look. You are also welcome to read and submit motorcycle reviews. The Classic, Nomad and Drifter are all based on a more retro look and feel.
I would be more than happy to talk to you and fax any verification you may need. Is ultra low in mileage as it only has 24,774 miles on it. This bike is in great shape and has never been down. I purchased it on a whim when my mother needed a bike for a trip due to hers having serious issues with the transmission weeks before departure. Then when its in six gear, I'd twist that throttle likes its going out of style and it felt like nothing was happening. New sealed battery installed first week of June 2015.
Two fingers are more than enough to bring the bike to a stop. It has sportbike performance characteristics, which means a top end rush that most cruisers don't have. Wheel rims and hubs, forks and handlebars, hand and foot controls are finished in basic black. Read the riders' comments at the bike's. The overall styling is the best in the category. It is missing a mirror and the windshield glass and has a scratch on the gas tank.
The new clutch utilizes paper-based plates instead of cork-based plates to provide smoother engagement from a standing start. Just the thought of an early-model takes me back to 1996, when I started my motojournalist career at Motorcycle Cruiser. Just got this yesterday and wanted to show it off. The 1500 Meanstreak was introduced in 2002 and lasted 2 years, before giving way to the 1600 Meanstreak. Three years later, the team revisited this theme by creating a classic-styled. Choose from 12 color options, including three new two-tone combinations and three two-tone custom color choices. Trim Nomad Category Cruiser Motorcycles Engine 1500 Posted Over 1 Month This is a very nice bike, It has rear air shocks, anti theft alarm, new tires, new battery.
A solo seat and lowered suspension puts the rider just 25. This article was originally published in the April 2007 issue of Motorcycle Cruiser. They gave him an early 1995 Classic and the drawing and turned him loose. This is accomplished by adding many new and upgraded features to the 90ci engine. I don't have time to ride, so I need to sale it. Enthusiasts that have seen the actual bike had a first impression that the Mean Streak is a custom, one-off and not a production model. They are more of a collectors item than a bike to ride.
All the chrome was polished, no rust. Kawasaki offered as accessories which could be added to the bike to enhance its appearance, while also serving a functional purpose. The bike had unmistakably American style while offering amenities, like liquid cooling, hydraulic valve adjusters and shaft drive, that metric cruiser riders came to expect from their machines. Luckily, I had an instantaneous job brief—with no qualifications—when the editors of Motorcycle Cruiser called and asked me to write about my pick of a used cruiser for everyday use. The Vulcan 500 is faster than the former Vulcan 1500 Classic. The wheel-base is a long 67.