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Well I have the bike for a week or so but it did suffer some minor damage being delivered to me but replacement fairing panels have been ordered (you have to really look to see the strap damage). This is a 2022 so it has 'all the bells and whistles' and I have to say to Kawasaki that the user manual is unintelligible. I finally worked out that to enter custom Rider modes for Power and Traction, etc.. the bike has to be in RAIN mode or nothing will happen when you try to change these parameters. Even at 50% power, this H2 SX SE is a beast and will quickly get away from you. Before I learned how to reduce the Power setting, I rode it at 100% power and was accidently in SPORTS mode - WOW !! I was hanging on for dear life - just a bit of throttle and with that supercharger, I was passing through the sound barrier before I could look down at the speedo. Fantastic bike though.
 

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I just picked up my new 2022 H2 SX a couple of days ago. I can't get either Spin nor Rideology to work and ran into the same problem you did when trying to enter custom rider modes. In any case, I really love this bike so far. I'm coming off of a Yamaha R1M, so the H2 feels like a boat, but at least I can ride it for more than 20 minutes without being in excruciating pain. The only thing I truly hate about the H2 so far is the ridiculous key fob. It has no purpose whatsoever. Instead of knowing my key is securely in the motorcycle, I now have to find somewhere to put it. I've learned the hard way that putting things in your pockets while riding is a good way to lose them, so that's not an option. I put it in my backpack, but it wasn't in close enough proximity to the ignition switch to allow the bike to start. Speaking of which, the ignition switch is very poorly implemented. How its possible to make something with a few positions so difficult to use is a mystery. Kawasaki must be taking lessons from BMW cars, who have manage to make a simple automatic transmission shifter counter-intuitive to use.
 

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I am still not sure how to reliably program the bike yet. It has to be in Rider Mode (maybe?) and it seems to be a bit 'hit and miss' if I am able program it. I don't think I could use my H2 SX SE for a quick getaway !! I am getting more comfortable in ROAD mode anyway at 75% power.
I put my fob in a zipped pocket in my riding jacket and that seem secure, but they only give you one fob so that might be a real problem.
Getting Spin to work is a bit tricky. Try deleting it from your phone and starting again. It took me about 3 tries before it worked. Rideology will not work on the H2.
After a few rides, I am getting confident on the bike and it is easy to ride once you trust it.
My big problem was that the original seat was just too high - I have the lowering kit, the lower seat, a one-inch sole on my boots and half-inch heel lifts in the boots - now I can put both my feet flat on the ground (I am 5' 8" with a 29" in-seam).
 
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