Kawasaki Z1000

Kawasaki drops price on Z1000 naked

Naked bikes are enjoying a boom in sales and now Kawasaki Australia has dropped the price of its “super naked” Z1000 ABS by $1300 and added a slipper clutch. The attractive, Sugomi-designed naked bike is now even more attractive at $15,499. It also comes with a newassist and slipper clutch in Metallic Matte Carbon Gray with …

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KTM Duke rain

KTM adds slipper clutch for learners

Austrian manufacturer KTM has added a slipper clutch to its learner-legal 390 Duke motorcycle … but forgot to tell us about it! The addition of the safety device that prevents rear wheel lock-ups on downshifts follows the recent announcement by Kawasaki that their new naked LAMS bike, the Z300, will have a slipper clutch. It …

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KTM RC 390 slipper clutch

KTM joins slipper clutch battle

KTM has added a slipper clutch to its learner-approved 390 Duke and RC390 models in India. There is no word on when it will be available in other markets. The safety device that prevents rear wheel lock-ups on downshifts will also be made available as a retro fit on current models. It follows the recent …

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