HOW TO RIDE THE MOTORCYCLE 91
Use of non-recommended tires
may cause malfunctioning of
ABS and can lead to extended
braking distance. The rider
could have an accident as a re-
sult. Always use recommended
standard tires for this motorcy-
When the A BS is functioning, you
may feel a pulsing in the brake lever
or pedal. This is normal. You need
not suspend applying brakes.
ABS does not function at speeds of
approx. 5 km/h (3.1 mph) or below.
ABS does not function if the battery
is discharged. When riding with an
insufficiently charged ba tte ry, ABS
may not function. Keep the bat-
tery in good condition according to
the “Battery Mainten ance” section in
the MAINTENANCE AND ADJUST-
Stopping the Engine
Close the throttle completely.
Shift the transmission into neutral.
Turn the ignition key to “OFF.”
Support the motorcycle on a firm,
level s urface w ith the side stand.
Lock the steering.
Stopping the Motorcycle in
Your Kawasaki Motorcycle has been
designed and manufactured to pr o-
vide you optimum safety and conve-
nience. However, in order to fully ben-
efit from Kawasaki’s safety engineering
and craftsmanship, it is essential that