Originally Posted by sailah
Lots of guys have done a reasonable conversion out of the Kawasaki parallel twin which is the perfect candidate for what many of you want. Good power, lightweight, bulletproof, fuel injected with good range. All you need to do is rebuild the subframe to accommodate a KTM rear suspension and start trimming the fat. Plus it would be a crapload cheaper than a new bike
So it is the various Kawasaki Versys/Ninja 650 builds to which you refer? I've followed several of those with interest. I like to tinker, but haven't been willing to bite off that much of a project.