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Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS Rider Reviews

Welcome !! this weblog specifically design to share about Kawasaki products especially for Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS.

This is my first bike upper 500cc in 2015! Yeah I’m very happy to have bought this cruiser one. This motorcycle delivered at my home garage on 2015 09 02.

In case you want to know more about the technical specification of this vulcan S ABS, I was publishing this Vulcan S 650 ABS specification at here.

That’s why this weblog is specified to share about my Kawasaki Vulcan S 650cc ABS.

You know Vulcan S 650 is not like an usual type of cruiser. With double parallel engine, frame and unique suspension layout and Vulcan S 650 appearance of non-traditional, Vulcan S has a genre of its own. I think the designed for riders of non-mainstream, it is unique design, Vulcan S offers a modern and stylish.

Kawasaki Vulcan S Review

Kawasaki Vulcan S

There are at least 16 points why I bough Kawasaki Vulcan S 650cc ABS, Let’s review part by part:

Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS

1. Kawasaki Vulcan S 650cc is using ABS System:

Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS

ABS stand for an anti-lock braking system, it is an automobile safety system that allows the wheels on a motorcycle or motor vehicle to maintain tractive contact with the road surface according to driver inputs while braking.

It is  preventing the wheels from locking up (ceasing rotation) and avoiding uncontrolled skidding.

Kawasaki Vulcan S already used ABS system. ABS was developed to prevent such incidents. Kawasaki ABS systems are controlled by high precision and highly reliable programming formulated based on thorough testing of numerous riding situations.

By ensuring stable braking performance, they offer rider reassurance that contributes to greater riding enjoyment.

And by linking the front and rear brakes, K-ACT (Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology) ABS provides the confidence to enjoy touring on heavyweight models. Kawasaki is continually working on the development of other advanced ABS systems.

With embedded this system on Kawasaki Vulcan S,  we have more confidence to ride this bike.  ABS system is one of my reason why I bought Vulcan Cruiser.

2. Low seat height:

Low seat height

This is another reason why I bought the Vulcan S, Cruiser that is offers the seat like this is relative rare ,we are being able to easily put our feet on the ground when stopped is one of the most important factors in feeling comfortable on a motorcycle.

At 705 mm, the Vulcan S’s low seat is very accommodating. Of course with the seat conditions this motorcycle is suitable to be ridden by anyone.

3. Kawasaki Vulcan S, Easy to read instrumentation

Easy-to-read instrumentation

This bike offers an easy to read instrumentation, Original-design instrumentation cluster features an analogue-style tachometer and multi-purpose LCD. Convenient features keep riders fully informed of operating conditions.

4. Adjustable footpegs

Adjustable footpegs

This cruiser offers an adjustable footpegs. 3-position footpegs allow riders to adjust foot position to suit size and preference.

Three positions available: STD, 25 mm forward, 25 mm back.

5. Large disc brakes

Large disc brakes

This motorcycle embedded large disc brakes.
Large-diameter disc brakes balance ample stopping power with easy control for beginning riders.

6. Modern, urban styling

Modern, urban styling

Flowing style with long-and-low stance and modern elements like the original headlamp and cast wheels with five spoke pair design give the Vulcan S very nontraditional cruiser looks.

7. Adjustable clutch/brake levers

Adjustable clutch,brake levers

Multi-position levers allow riders to adjust lever position to suit hand size and preference.

8. Under-engine muffler

Under-engine muffler

Muffler located under the engine contributes to a low centre of gravity, and is tucked out of the way, making it easier to reach the ground when stopped. The muffler’s design conveys both power and style.

9. Relaxed, foot-forward riding position

Relaxed, foot-forward riding position

The compact engine and slim frame result in a design that is narrow at the knees and feet. Forward positioned footpegs are ideal for relaxed, cruiser style riding.

10. Light handling

Light handling

Low overall weight, fine-tuned chassis rigidity balance, 18”/17” radial tyres and suspension settings result in a bike with light, easy handling and easy manoeuvrability.

11. Comfortable seat

Comfortable seat

Sculpted seat design with thick padding offers excellent comfort and good hip support.

12. Easy-to-control 649 cm3 liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin

Easy-to-control 649 cm3 liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin

Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve 649 cm3 Parallel Twin with fuel injection delivers smooth, responsive performance, especially in the low and medium rpm ranges. The engine was tuned for rider-friendly power characteristics that will inspire confidence in new riders.

The Vulcan S offers smooth starts from a standstill, smooth acceleration, and a satisfying pull when accelerating. The strong acceleration facilitates highway merging and passing.

13. Long wheelbase

Long wheelbase

Wheelbase of 1,575 mm was chosen for a balance of light handling and superior riding stability. The same characteristics that make it fun to ride (light handling and relaxed, rider-friendly ergonomics), also make the Vulcan S ideal for new riders.

14. Slim backbone-style rear frame

Slim backbone-style rear frame

The design of the frame, rear suspension and swingarm create an integrated line running from the front of the bike to the rear hub.

A pipe frame of high-tensile steel gives the bike a lightweight appearance. 3D analysis was used to achieve the target rigidity and stress values.

15. Long range

Long range

With its 14 litre fuel tank capacity and the Parallel Twin engine’s good fuel economy, the long range offered by the Vulcan S means riders can go longer between fill-ups—convenient in town, and reassuring when out on a daytrip.

16. Linkage-equipped offset laydown single-shock

Linkage-equipped offset laydown single-shock

Offset laydown single-shock rear suspension is equipped with linkage to enable a longer stroke for increased ride comfort.

The rear suspension arrangement also contributes to the bike’s compact design, freeing up space for a large-volume silencer under the engine.

Rear shock features adjustable preload, with 7 positions to suit rider size and payload.

Well, I think this article is quit long so I will published the technical specification on the next post. I hope it will help you who want to buy this cruiser.

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