As stated, they are there to provide a damping force to reduce vibrations coming in through the handlebars. No other real purpose than that. If you can live with the vibes, then you can remove them. Removing them will actually help move the bars faster because they will be significantly lighter. They do not provide any stability for the bike at all. Racers take these off to reduce weight and not catch on the ground if they crash and the bike slides.
I have a '16 Gen 5 ABS that I love but really don't love the ABS.. For those that know, is it a matter of simply pulling two fuses under the seat to disable it with no side effects, like I read you can do on the Gen 4's? Or does the Gen 5 with the IMU and new electronics make this impossible?
I have been trying to research the best way to tune my KRT 10R once I get the new pipe and filter on it, but I am a little out of the loop. I also own a GSX-R1000 that I had dyno tuned with Valley Performance some years ago. To get the most performance from my upgrades, couldn't I...
Just an FYI
Recall: The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Recalled Over Backfire Issue
The following models are included in the recall:
2019-2020 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
2019-2020 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS
2019-2020 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RT ABS KRT Edition
The defect notice submitted by Kawasaki...
I had an idea to run extra leads off battery that route up behind seat into the tool bag compartment that I could easily access for battery charging/tending without having to remove rear fairing and seat.
I travel for living and am gone for weeks at a time and I hate...