Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: The Wedge (where DE, MD and PA come together)
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Hello Versys 300 Forum-ers.
I picked up my Versys 300 over the weekend. I've owned few bikes over the years, mostly in-line fours in the 650-1100 range, so this is a little different. With its light weight and desire to rev, it kinda reminds me of a yamaha RD350 2 stroke I used to own many years ago. Its going difficult (if not impossible and perhaps even dangerous) to comply with Kawasaki's break-in procedures...there are few places you can go (including the bike shop where I purchased) where traffic doesn't want, at least occasionally, to exceed 40 mph (~4K in 6th). So I'm following the collective wisdom seen here, varying revs, engine braking, and trying to not exceed 5K. If I can survive the next 400 miles, and can run up to 6K, I'll be good. This little bike certainly seems ready, and I'm looking forward to it.
I'm located in where Delaware, Southeast PA, and Northeast MD all come together, and there are a lot of awesome rides in this vicinity. Hope to take advantage of the experience of the forum participants, and maybe share some stories and pics. Perhaps I'll meet a fellow member!