2018 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR — Owner's Manual – Page #22

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


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SAFETY INFORMATION 21
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throttle so that the engine can act as an
auxiliary brake. Use the front and rear
brakes for primary braking.
Riding in Wet Conditions
Rely more on the throttle to c ontrol
vehicle speed and less on the front and
rear brakes. The throttle should also be
used judiciously to avoid skidding the
rear wheel from too rapid acceleration
or deceleration.
Braking performance is also reduced
in wet conditions. Carefully ride at a
slow speed and apply the brakes sev-
eral times to help dry and restores them
to normal operating performance.
Lubricate the drive chain after wet
-weather riding to prevent rust and cor-
rosion.
Ride Prudently
Riding at the proper speed and avoid-
ing unnecessarily fast acceleration are
important not only for safety and low
fuel consumption but also for long ve-
hicle life and quieter operation.
Riding on Rough Roads
Exercise caution, slow down, and
grip the fuel tank with the knees for
better stability.
Acceleration
When quick acceleration is neces-
sary to pass another vehicle, shift to
a lower gear to obtain the necessary
power.
Downshifting
To avoid engine damage and rear
-wheel lock-up d o not downshif t at high
rpm.
Avoid Unnecessary Weaving
Unnecessary w e av ing jeopardizes
the safety of both the rider and other
motorists.

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