Very well written review and very convincing, too. I am very happy owner of Kawasaki cruiser myself. I have owned a 2007 900 Custom that I upgraded to 2005 Nomad 1600. Love the bike to the core! Only thing I mind is the shaft drive that acts little jerky at lower gears. Otherwise no complaints at all. Just started thinking about switching to newer 1700 classic. One more happy Kawi rider.

Karol Trup
Virginia Beach, VA
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
When I started to read the article, it made me laugh that anyone would think a 1700 would be too much bike for the average woman. I am 5 feet 5 inches and ride a 2004 Yamaha Roadstar 1700 and love it. I didn't do anything height adjustment wise but I did add a riser to bring the handlebars back.

I have test ridden the Vulcan before and found it too top heavy for me. That could be because of my height, but not sure. I will be out there to test ride the new version to see what happens.

As a very good friend once told me, don't pay attention to the size of the engine; pay attention to the feel of the bike as you ride down the road. That's how I went from my Yamaha Virago 1100 to my current Roadstar 1700.

Nancy Stern-Jude
Parker, CO
Monday, July 6, 2009
This was an exceptionally well written and informative review. In lieu of specification laden technobable the essence of the bike and the riding experience it provides were the core of Carla's review. I can get specs anywhere but a succinct and viable opinion regarding the intangibles of a bike are hard to find. While it doesn't make me want to buy one it does make me want to throw a leg over one and see for myself.

I've ridden a Custom Kawasaki Vulcan 750 for 10 years and my personal knowledge of the brand's quality makes me want to go and see for myself.

Barry L Marquardt
Monday, July 6, 2009