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(/(&7521,&$//<5(35,17(')520)(%58$5< 2010 KAWASAKI
T ALREADY WAS A FABULOUS MOTORCYCLE.
Bullet-train fast and luxury-car smooth,
the 2008-09 Concours 14 offered open-
road serenity rivaling that of big-rig tourers; yet
on the backroads, that 647-pound sport-tourer
somehow managed to handle almost as well as
many pure sportbikes weighing a couple of hun-
dred pounds less.
For 2010, Kawasaki has refined the big
Concours into an even better sport-tour-
ing weapon, despite all of the bike’s primary
ingredients—the 1352cc inline-Four engine
with variable valve timing, six-speed overdrive
transmissio \ I . vj ft ctjy f. ??j CW FIRST RIDE (/(&7521,&$//<5(35,17(')520)(% Among those upgrades are a 2¾-inch-taller ele during the new C-14’s press introduction held at