Compared To A Magna - Kawasaki Vulcan 750 Forum : Kawasaki VN750 Forums
VN750 General Discussion

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-11-2007, 06:56 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 126
iTrader: (0)
 
Compared To A Magna

Dad just bought a used 750 magna. He used to borrow my vulcan form time to time, so he knows the vulcan pretty well.
So I get comparisons from my pals, everytime Dad rides along in the honda.
People just think the magna is better in everyway, and so they talk bad about my ride.
Let me tell you guys, Magnas are NOT BETTER BIKES!.
Sure they are fast and good looking, but after driving it I found the vulcan to be better handling, better braking, torquier, have a better riding position, and if You get a jet kit installed like I did, It even will be faster accelerating to 70 MPH.

Any thoughts?
coyote is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-11-2007, 07:48 PM
Drive less, ride more...
 
theauhawk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: SW Ga
Posts: 1,114
iTrader: (0)
 
More info, pleeeezzz...

Several different configurations of a 750 Magna have been produced since the early 1980s, so you'd need to offer more info on the bike b4 I (we?) could offer decent feedback.

For the Magna....what year model are you talking about? Is it one of the newer ones with chain drive? Or...is it one of the rare Magna Sabres? Or...is it one of the older Magnas that had cam bearing problems???


'05 VN750



For other bike pix & mods, go to:
http://s1203.photobucket.com/albums/...k/VN750%20pix/

Last edited by theauhawk; 10-11-2007 at 08:03 PM.
theauhawk is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-12-2007, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 126
iTrader: (0)
 
It's a stock, year 2000, vf750 magna with chain drive, and 7000 miles on it.
Perhaps I shouldn´t be so hard on this bike. Its a very good bike overall, and a good value for the money. Plus very Few cruisers have similar performance.
Anyway, I think it is wrong to rate a motorcycle based only on its performance, which is very usual among young riders.
coyote is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki Vulcan 750 Forum : Kawasaki VN750 Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Once registered, your User Name"cannot be changed". We can make exceptions within 7 days, but after that, it is set in stone.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome