Congratulations on your purch ase of a new Ka w a s a k i motorcycle. Your new mo-
torcycle is the p roduct of Kawasaki’s advanced engineering, exhaustive testing,
and c ontinuous striving for superior reliability, safety and perform ance.
Please read this Owner’s Manual carefully before riding so that you will be
thoroughly familiar with the proper o peration of your motorcycle’s controls, its fea-
tures, capabilities, and limitations . T his manual offers many safe riding tips, but its
purpose is no t to p rovide instru ction in all the techniques and skills required to ride
a motorcycle safely. Kawasaki strongly recommends that all operators of this vehi-
cle enroll in a motorcycle rider training program to attain awareness of the mental
and physical requirements necessary for s afe motorcycle operation.
To ensure a long, trouble-free life for your motorcycle, give it the proper care and
maintenance described in this manual. For those who would like more detailed in-
formation on their Kawasaki Motorcycle, a Service Manual is available for purchase
from any authorized Kawasaki motorcycle dealer. The Service Manual contains de-
tailed disassembly and maintenance information. Those who plan to do their own
work shou ld, of course, be comp etent mechanics and possess the special tools
described in the Service Manual.
Keep this Owner’s Manual aboard your motorcycle at all times so that you can
refer to it whenever you need information.