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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan Voyager and 1700 Cruisers Photo Gallery

Kawasaki introduces the first metric V-Twin full dress touring motorcycle in the 2009 Voyager, its Vulcan Classic cruiser, a dressed up Classic LT version, and the 2009 Vulcan Nomad. Check out the full report in our 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan Voyager First Ride.

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The cockpit of the Voyager is clean and practical and is layed out similar to an automotive's dash.
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The speedo on the Nomad sits on the 5.3 gallon tank and is easy to read at speed.
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The top case of the 2009 Voyager holds a claimed 13.2 gallons and passed the two helmet test.
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Cruise control comes standard on the '09 Vulcan Voyager.
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The 2009 Kawasaki Voyager looks sharp in its Candy Plasma Blue paint.
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The 1700cc engine in the 2009 Vulcan Cruisers has a 102mm X 104mm bore/stroke and pushes out a claimed 108 ft-lb of torque.
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The 2009 Vulcan Cruisers have been switched from shaft to belt drive.
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The 2009 Vulcan 1700 Classic LT features top-grain, reinforced cowhide saddlebags with chrome buckles.
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The 2009 Vulcan Classic LT features a big acrylic windshield, studded leather rider and passenger seats and leather bags.
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Wind protection on a motorcycle can be a good thing, especially when riding through tempermental Pacific coast weather
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The 2009 Vulcan Nomad is distinguishable from the other 1700 Vulcan Cruisers by its color-matching hard saddlebags and its lack of a topcase.
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Floorboards and heel/toe shifters are functional and stylish.
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The 2009 Vulcan Classic benefits the most by the bump in displacement among the 1700 Kawasaki cruisers.
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The 2009 Kawasaki Voyager has the most compact rider's triangle that I've experienced on a luxury touring motorcycle.
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With 15 mph switchbacks, elevation changes, and some of the greenest hills around, Marin County was a perfect choice for testing the road-readiness of the 2009 line of Vulcan 1700 Cruisers.
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A bigger engine, tighter chassis, and compact ergos give the 2009 Nomad easy-natured handling. Now if only we good get a little more lean angle.
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I love spring. Not only do the flowers bloom, but it's also when I get to sample the newest motorcycles, like Kawasaki's 2009 line of Vulcan 1700 Cruisers.
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It's not everyday you get such a clear view of San Francisco and the Bay Area. Luckily, Kawasaki ordered good weather for its 2009 Vulcan 1700 Cruisers intro.
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The 2009 Vulcan 1700 Classic has the big-boned styling chops of a classic cruiser and a healthy V-Twin engine doling out the power.
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Kawasaki has its ETV system dialed in, so when it's time to twist the throttle, the 2009 Classic responds and is ready to rock-n-roll.
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The 2009 Vulcan 1700 Classic LT motors down the backside of Mt. Tamalpias on a beautiful spring day.
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The new, bigger engine in the 2009 Vulcan Classic helped get 'the good times rolling.'
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The 2009 Vulcan Classic got a chrome makeover for 2009, with shiny bits dressing up the fork covers, fender stays, instrument nacelle, the exhaust and engine.
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We rode like marauders around Tomales Bay on the 2009 line of Vulcan 1700 Cruisers.
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This here a one-horse town, hombre, and my steed just happens to be the 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic.
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The 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Cruisers.
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The return of the Voyager may be the biggest news in the Kawasaki cruiser camp, but the Nomad is a worthy road bike in its own right.