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  1. I turn ignition on, but nothing lights up or turns on

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi, I'm work on a 1986 kawasaki vulcan. Recently I went to go start it up, and when I pressed the ignition switch the whole bike died. After that even if I turned the key the bike no longer lights up, horn doesnt work etc. I can see that the battery is a little under 13 volts and I know it's...
  2. Black 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Nomad

    For Sale: Motorcycles
    A beautiful black 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Nomad. Great condition. Only minor use scuff marks. I bought it new. 18,600 miles. Winterized every year. Kept up with all maintenance. Comes with added Mustang seats, USB power, phone holder, windshield bag, passenger sheepskin seat cover and a huge...
  3. 1994 Vulcan 750

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey all new guy here. Just got a 1994 Vulcan 750. Seller said bike has been sitting for two years, but ran prior. I took off the tank and found some rust as gas was drained. :surprise: Motor does turn over! Any suggestions on how to proceed to get it running. I really don’t want to pull the...
  4. Some Help with Choosing a First Bike?

    Sport Bike As First Bike
    Hello fellow motorcycle enthusiasts, I am going to buy a bike for everyday use here in sunny Florida in the next few days. I have about 5K miles of experience ten years ago on a Harley Sportster 883, a friend's bike that I rode when we would go to bike week and Sturgis. I am 6'1" and...
  5. Need Info .. im sure its here somewhere

    Sport Bike As First Bike
    So im 26 and married 7 years. I spent 7 years convincing wife to let me get a bike.. looking at the ninja loved it.. want it..finally convinced her to let me get the 250.. then decided i didnt want it! I know how immature i can be..I drive my car at like 95 i would get bored...
  6. Graphics or Solid Helmet w/ Cruisers?

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi everyone! I've recently purchased a well kept 97 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 ltd. While I'm not new to riding, this will be my second road bike and first cruiser. I'd just like to grab a few opinions on helmet styling if I may! I've never really seen many people locally riding cruisers with...
  7. VStar, Boulevard, Vulcan, Royal Enfield or Shadow? Advice please

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi. newbie on forum. Just got my US license. Shopping for a bike. Previously, owned a 1974 Royal Enfield Bullet (350cc) while I was living in India. I am looking for something that has cruiser/classic look, in the 250-500cc (ish) range, and has a throaty sound. Mostly for shortish distances...
  8. Hi

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everybody, I have been riding for a few years now. Got my first bike at 19, a '79 Honda CM400T. am now on my second bike, a '94 Kawasaki Vulcan 750A. Love riding, but now I am looking to get more into the mechanics. Looking forward to discussing things with all of you. Thanks!
  9. Vulcan500 vs VStar 650

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hey everyone, I'm a new rider, as in the most powerful thing with two wheels I've ridden is one of those little foldable razor scooters. I've always wanted to get a motorcycle, so I'm just finishing up my MSF safety course and I'm shopping around for my starter bike. I'm looking around in...
  10. Vulcan When hot, no clutch

    Motorcycle Repair
    I bought this bike in March, been working on it ever since in my spare time , heres a brief history of the earlier clutch issue: 94' vulcan 1500 classic 88 with 14xxx miles on it the guy said it had sat for a year and was riding it , so I rode it home ,the clutch was grabby in first, by the...
  11. 1989 Kawasaki Vulcan 750

    I just bought a 1989 Kawasaki Vulcan 750 yesterday for only $150.00!!! Everything seems to be working.... It starts and all the electronics are in order. That's all the good news. The bad news is...... When you are sitting on it the left side carburetor is backfiring and the right side...
  12. 98 Kawasaki Vulcan 800 Classic

    First Bike / New Rider
    The new bike, bought her a few days ago, I call her Shayla :p Those V&H pipes sure do sound good!
  13. Both warning lights are on

    Motorcycle Repair
    So today I dropped my bike. Thankfully no scratches or dents. But now both the oil pressure and coolant warning lights are on. Its a Kawasaki Vulcan 500 and i dropped it on the kick stand side. I let it sit for a few hours and cranked it back up... same thing. Any ideas? This is my first...