Kawasaki Super Sherpa : The Mountain Bike
The Super Sherpa (KL250G USA, KL250H in Japan, Canada, Australia, Greece and the UK) is a 249 cc dual-sport motorcycle produced by Kawasaki. It was first offered in Japan in 1997 to present, and was sold in the United States from 1999 to 2003. Production and sales continued in Japan and other markets and Kawasaki recently decided to sell the Super Sherpa again in the United States once more for 2009. new model remains unchanged from the previous model.
The Super Sherpa uses an air-cooled, single-cylinder engine mated with a 6-speed transmission. It uses an electric starter and kick starter is not offered. Power output is estimated at around 14.57 horsepower. The Super Sherpa is capable of 83 miles per hour (134 km/h) and easily averages up to 70 miles per US gallon (3.4 L/100 km; 84 mpg-imp) in normal street use.
This bike is noted for having a digital speedometer and two digital odometers (and clock). The Super Sherpa does not have a tachometer, though some riders have added aftermarket tachometers to their Super Sherpas. Also, the USA Super Sherpas were issued with a low front fender whereas models elsewhere were issued with a high front fender.
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Engine - Four-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve single cylinder
Displacement - 249cc
Bore x Stroke - 72.0 x 61.2mm
Compression ratio - 9.3:1
Fuel System - Single 34mm Mikuni BST34 carburetor
Ignition - CDI
Transmission - Six-speed
Final drive - Chain
Frame Type - Semi-double cradle, high-tensile steel
Rake/Trail - 28 degrees / 4.2 in.
Front suspension /wheel travel - 36mm telescopic fork / 9.1 in.
Rear suspension /wheel travel - Uni-Trak® single shock system adjustable preload and 20-way rebound damping adjustability / 7.3in.
Front Tire Size - 2.75 x 21
Rear Tire Size - 4.10 x 18
Front brakes / rear brakes - Single hydraulic disc / Single hydraulic disc
Overall length - 81.9 in.
Overall width - 30.7 in.
Overall Height - 46.9 in.
Seat height - 32.7 in.
Wheelbase - 54.1 in.
Ground clearance - 10.6 in.
Fuel capacity - 2.4 gal.
Curb weight - 282.1 lbs.
Color Choices - Olive Green / Ebony
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