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Zero Upgrades Electric Motorcycles for 2011

February 9, 2011
The Zero S and Zero DS have been given a new look; and the street and dual sport models will become the world's first production electric motorcycles to feature a maintenance-free belt drive system. Zero has also increased the capacity of the power packs by 12.5% to extend the motorcycles' range.

Faro Celebrates 30 Years With Custom Motorcycle

January 26, 2011
With the FaroArm, craftsmen are able to digitize the exact shape and placement of components, virtually eliminating the need to trace and create cardboard templates.

Final Michigan Vehicle Test Report Arrives

January 11, 2011
The Precision Driving Unit tested 18 patrol vehicles for acceleration, braking, high-speed handling, and other tests. Four motorcycles were included in the group.

California Agency Acquires Zero Electric Motorcycle

January 6, 2011
The Zero DS has a range of up to 50 miles and is highway legal. Each model employs proprietary Z-Force technology and an aircraft-grade aluminum frame to increase the bike's agility.

Phoenix Motor Cop In Critical Condition After Crash

December 21, 2010
Officer Eric Kral, 35, was in uniform and riding his personal motorcycle to a second job, when he changed lanes and tried to change back, but didn't realize traffic had slowed. He then rear-ended the vehicle in front of him.

2011 Michigan Vehicle Tests: Motorcycles

December 9, 2010

Kawasaki's Concours 14P ABS motorcycle turned heads when it was relaunched in May (Kawasaki initially introduced it in 2009), and may have generated the most off-line conversations at this year's Michigan State Police vehicle testing.

Michigan Vehicle Tests: 2011 Kawasaki Concours 14P

December 9, 2010

Steve Beaudry of Beaudry MotorSports gives a walkaround tour of the Kawasaki Concours 14P motorcycle at the Michigan State Police's annual vehicle evaluation.

L.A. County Sheriff Tests 2011-12 Patrol Vehicles

November 18, 2010
The same vehicles tested in Michigan — new entries included Ford's 2012 Police Interceptors, Chevrolet's 2011 Caprice PPV, and Kawasaki's Concours 14P motorcycle — arrived in Fontana along with two rear-axle ratio 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit cars, Honda's ST1300 motorcycle, and an alt-fuel conversion Ford Crown Vic.

Upgraded SuperMic

September 30, 2010
Setcom Corp. has upgraded a portable-only wired version of one of its most popular products for motorcycle officers, the SuperMic. Available in two models, the SuperMic can be used with or without a public address system and it is backward compatible with Setcom's standard helmet kits.

CHP Adopts Kawasaki's Concours 14P Motorcycle

September 27, 2010
In a report presented as part of the state's open-bid process, the CHP estimated it would cost about $6 million to replace 336 of its motor units.

Kawasaki Edges BMW at Michigan State Police Motorcycle Test

September 21, 2010
The Kawasaki Concours 14P recorded the highest speed of the four two-wheel vehicles tested, reaching 131 mph on the 4.8-mile speedway at the Chrysler Proving Grounds in Chelsea, Mich.

Detroit 3's Next Generation of Police Vehicles Tested

September 20, 2010
About 300 fleet purchasing representatives and law enforcement officers arrived at Chrysler's proving grounds in Chelsea, Mich., on Saturday to watch drivers from the Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit put the Detroit 3 police vehicles through acceleration, braking, high-speed handling, and other tests.

Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit

September 17, 2010

On the eve of testing of the 2011 model year patrol vehicles, Lt. Keith Wilson of the Michigan State Police precision driving unit sat down with POLICE in Lansing to review the five new patrol vehicles, explain testing proceedures, and discuss officer safety during high-speed pursuits. Listen for Wilson's explanation of how Ford plans to get a "sneak peek" of the performance of its new police interceptors while it continues to develop the replacement for the Crown Vic.

NLEOMF to Raffle Harley-Davidson Bike

September 8, 2010
The bike, which was donated by Harley-Davidson, retails for $18,402 and was on display during National Police Week at the Fraternal Order of Police's Tent City during LawRide. Only 6,000 tickets are being sold, and the raffle winner need not be present to win.

Michigan State Police Will Test Five New-Vehicle Introductions

August 16, 2010
Overall, 14 patrol cars, the pursuit-rated Chevy Tahoe and four motorcycles will be evaluated for acceleration, top speed, and brake testing on Sept. 18 at the Chrysler Proving Grounds in Chelsea, Mich.

Original S.W.A.T. Launches Motorcycle Website

August 10, 2010
The site is geared toward users interested in features that appeal to the law enforcement community. The launch also coincides with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, S.D.

Kawasaki's Concours 14P: Blue Streak

June 7, 2010

Today, Kawasaki is once again making police bikes. The company's new Concours 14 represents its attempt at recapturing a share of the law enforcement market.

Kawasaki Concours 14P Motorcycle

May 6, 2010

Kawasaki reentered the law enforcement market with the 2009 Concours 14P police motorcycle that arrived in June. The Idaho State Police bought seven bikes to become the first agency to begin using them for motor patrol. For 2010, the company added a few upgrades such as heated hand grips, traction control and a tire pressure moniting system as standard features. Photos are of the 2009 Concours 14P and courtesy of Beaudry Motors Inc.

Kawasaki's Releases 2010 Concours 14P Motorcycle

May 4, 2010
Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. has announced the availability of the 2010 Concours 14P Police motorcycle to U.S. law enforcement agencies. Complete sales and support services are available through the company's network of more than 1,100 U.S. motorcycle dealers.

Michigan State Police Vehicle Evaluation

March 31, 2010

Each year, the Michigan State Police driving unit evaluates law enforcement vehicles from the new model year. The unit evaluates patrol cars, SUVs and motorcycles using a series of tests that test each vehicle's performance, ergonomics and mechanic-friendly qualities. The results are tallied and included in a report that's used by police fleet managers to aid in the decision to purchase patrol vehicles.

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