Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Side Stand

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / General information / Side Stand

The motorcycle is equipped with a side stand.

Side Stand


A. Side Stand

NOTE

When using the side stand, turn the handlebar to the left.

Do not sit on the motorcycle while it is on its side stand or centre stand.

Always kick the stand fully up before sitting on the motorcycle.

NOTE

The motorcycle is equipped with a side stand switch. This switch is designed so that the engine does not start if the transmission is in gear and the side stand is down.

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