GET YOUR CLOCKS OUT

MCN - - UK’S TOUGHEST TEST -

Ana­logue clocks ver­sus colour dash tell you ev­ery­thing you need to know about the eras in which these bikes were con­ceived. The Busa’s busi­ness like di­als ooze nos­tal­gia, but fea­ture a clock and gear po­si­tion indicator, where the H2 SX’s read­out is thor­oughly mod­ern. It’s so easy to gather speed on the Suzuki you need to keep an eye on the speedo, but with 32 num­bers squeezed on its face, it’s tricky to read at a glance.

KAWASAKI SWITCHGEAR

There’s a lot go­ing on with on the left switchgear and tiny but­tons are hard to work with win­ter gloves. They’re not il­lu­mi­nated.

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