Posts Tagged ‘Concours14’

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Happy Birthday Rider Magazine: 35 Years Old I’ve been enjoying a number of motorcycle mags every month for many years. Rider magazine is among those and their April 2009 issue contains a series of articles that are likely of interest to many riders. One of my favorite articles in this issue is “Touchstones” (p. 64), […]

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

At the end of 2008, the boys over at Motorcycle-USA.com did a great job reviewing many of the bikes that this sport-tourer.com website features. Here are a few differences: ♦ They reviewed both versions of the Yamaha FJR 1300: With and without the electric shifting.  (FJR 1300 “AE” is the electric shifting model). ♦ They […]

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

In July of 2007 the completely brand-new “2008″ Kawasaki Concours14 (4 cylinder, 1400cc) finally became available to the public for purchase. And if your recollection suggests it’s been longer, well, you’re not actually getting senile: This bike was “announced” to the public back in 2006. (Yep, that’s an unusually looooong stretch of time for a […]