118 HOW TO RIDE TH E MOTORCYCLE
KLCM is for experienced riders.
Be sure to understand its char-
acteristics completely before
use. Never engage the clutch
abruptly or you may lose con-
trol and crash, plus sudden high
power transm ission may dam-
age the engine.
Kawasaki Engine Brake
KEBC is the system to select the
engine braking force from two modes
(OFF/LIGHT). The KEBC mode can be
selected in the setting mode. Refer to
Setting Mode section in the GENER AL
Kawasaki Quick Shift (KQS)
KQS enables shifting gears up and
down without operating the clutch lever.
KQS is not designed for shifting auto-
matically. Therefore, you must take the
same shift pedal operation as with mo-
torcycles not equipped with KQS.
The KQS system does not work while
the c lutch le ver is being pulled.
The KQS system does not work prop-
erly below approximately 2 500 r/min
Following any up or d own shift, the
shift pedal mus t be fully released be-
fore another shift with KQS can be
on or off in the setting mode. Refer
to the Setting Mode section in the
GENERAL INFORMATION chapter.