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2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom Comparison Photo Gallery

Our testers hit the road on the 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom to see how it stacked up against the others in the shootout.

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One testers thought the Vulcan 900 Custom was one of the best looking bikes in the shootout.
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Our testers found it easy to cop an attitude on this "bad-ass" looking bike.
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The 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom delivers big cruiser looks in a middleweight package.
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The Vulcan 900 dash was a hit with all the testers.
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The 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom comes equipped with a 903cc liquid-cooled V-Twin.
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Our smaller-bodied testers had found they slid a bit in the Vulcan 900 stock seat.
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Shorter riders said they had trouble reacing the forward foot controlled rear brake.
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Though the rear brake controls were difficult for some testers to reach, all agreed that braking was responsive.
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Our testers were plesantly surprised by the Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom's suspension.
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Testers felt the 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom could use another gear on the top, especially on the freeway.
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Response was mixed regarding the Vulcan 900 Custom's clutch. Some felt it was stff, others felt it was easy and smooth.
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You are sure to turn some heads on this agressive looking cruiser.
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The 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom felt like one of the heaviest bikes tested in the shootout.
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Smaller riders may have trouble manuvering the Vulcan 900 Custom in tight spaces.
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One tester was really impressed with the Vulcan 900 Custom's drivetrain, commenting that there was no lurching in any gear.
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Throttle response was smooth on the Vulcan 900 Custom.
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Testers offered mixed responses to the sound of the Vulcan 900 Custom, some pleased and some not-so-pleased.