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Just getting back into riding after very long hiatus. Bought a brand new Versus X 300.
So far put only 100 miles on it.
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Clutch seems to engage very far out. Almost at the end. Anyone knows if there is a remedy for it?
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These bikes thrive on revs and are well proven and reliable - straight out of the Ninja 300.

Please ignore the 4,000 rpm/1000km stated running in procedure. You will end up lugging the bike which is much worse for it.
This same 4,000rpm/1000km rule seems to be automatically inserted into EVERY Kawasaki user manual.
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Clutch seems to engage very far out. Almost at the end. Anyone knows if there is a remedy for it?
Adjustable clutch/brake levers. They are even a tad shorter than OEM.

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Great! Thank you. Will definitely check them out.
As far as side stand pads I wish seen those earlier. Already got me (overpriced) one.
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Rub some dirt on it, it will stop bleeding eventually
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Congrats on your new Versys!
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Clutch seems to engage very far out. Almost at the end. Anyone knows if there is a remedy for it?
For some reason Kawi does that w/ MOST of their bikes:

loosen the clutch-cable adjuster (on the left-side grip-perch), then TURN it IN to around a 1/4" of threads showing, then give it a try. Your "clutch engage/disengage" point should NOW be about an inch out from your handle-bars.

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installed adjustable levers. Much better now.
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