With a relaxed riding position that can accommodate every-
thing from city riding to touring to sport riding, and numerous
bike-life-enhancing features, the Ninja 1000 ABS complements
its street riding excitement with a depth not available on
Super-Naked or supersport models.
Relaxed Riding Position
• Relatively upright position (compared to supersport models)
offers both control and comfort. (Rider triangle is essentially
the same as that of the Z1000, with grips moved about 10
• Separate, raised handlebars contribute to the sporty, com-
fortable riding position. The handlebar stays are mounted to
the fork tube tops, which extend above the upper triple clamp
• Thick seat urethane ensures ample rider comfort.
• Tandem seat is wide and long, with thick urethane. Damp-
ers on the underside of the seat help reduce vibration.
• Sculpted aluminium passenger grips are positioned and
shaped to offer tandem riders a good ergonomic fit.
• Front footpegs are rubber mounted to reduce vibration
transmitted to the rider. Further, vibration-absorbing weights
on the back of the foot guards minimise fluttering of the
• Both front and rear footpegs are rubber coated.