HOW TO RIDE THE MOTORCYCLE 95
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 ABS 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. 10 km/h (6.2 mph) or below.
ABS does not function if the battery
is discharged. When riding with an
insufficiently charged battery, ABS
may not function. Keep the bat-
tery in good condition according to
the “Battery Maintenance” 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 surface with thesidestand.
Lock the steering.
Stopping the Motorcycle in
Your Kawasaki Motorcycle has been
designed and manufactured to pro-
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