2018 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR — Owner's Manual – Page #21

Posted on 29 Jan, 2019
Model: 2018 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR
Pages: 211


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20 SAFETY INFORMATION
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Safe Riding Techniques
Keep Hands on Handlebars
When riding always keep both hands
on the handlebars and both feet on the
footpegs. Removing your hands from
the handlebars or feet from the foot-
pegs while riding can be hazardous. If
youremoveevenonehandorfoot,you
reduce your ability to control the motor-
cycle.
Look Over Your Shoulder
Before changing lanes, look over
your shoulder to make sure the way
is clear. Do not rely solely on the rear
view mirro r; you may misjudge a vehi-
cle’s distance and speed, or you may
notseeitatall.
Accelerate and Brake Smoothly
In general your actions should be
smooth as sudden acceleration, brak-
ing or turning may cause loss of control,
especially when riding in wet conditions
or on loose road surfaces, when the
ability to maneuver will be reduced.
Select Correct Gear Speeds
When going up steep slopes, shift to
a lower gear so that there is power to
spare rather than overloading the en-
gine.
Use Both Front and Rear Brakes
When applying the brakes, use both
the fron t and rear brak es. A pplying
only one b rake for sudden braking may
cause the motorcycle to skid and lose
control.
Use Engine Brake
When going down long slopes, help
control vehicle speed by closing the

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