Potential buyer - 2017+ Kawasaki Z650 Forum
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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-13-2017, 11:58 AM Thread Starter
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Hey guys!

I'm planning to buy this Z650 in a few months. Here to see what owners think about this bike and how good it's in terms of maintenance.

Looking forward to talking to you guys!
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-15-2017, 09:10 AM
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This is my second bike I have owned in my life time. First one was a 2005 Vulcan 800 (Loved it) but had to sell it when I went through a divorce. I just purchased the Z650 in late August. Prior to that I had researched and test driven several bikes. I had narrowed it down to the Yamaha FZ-07 and z650. To be honest with you, either bike is solid. You can't really go wrong with Kawasaki, Yamaha, Honda or Suzuki. To me it came down to a couple of different things. 1) Comfort- the Kawasaki to me is ergonomically just feels better. More upright position, and I felt more in control. 2) Extremely nimble, smooth ride, great torque. 3) Price was very reasonable (to me the best bang for the buck). I only have 1000 miles on the bike, no issues, no maintenance (except oil change). Bike is solid (no shakes, rattles). You can't go wrong with this Bike!
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-15-2017, 01:00 PM
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Kawasaki builds pretty solid bikes and my old Ninja chugged on fine for a good five years before I got tired of it. Didn't do much aside form oil changes, keeping things clean, replacing a foot peg i accidentally snapped off, etc.
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