Originally Posted by smokeeater495
Hi my names Terry and I was tempted by the Orange Kool-aid. I flirted with the idea of selling my 2007 XR650L and buying a KTM 690 Enduro R. Fortunately, I resorted to logic and conducted exhaustive research on the KTM. Although the 690 has way more power and better suspension, there are way more posts reference problems compared to the XRL. Therefore, I seek absolution for my temptations and ask to be forgiven. If any fellow XRL rider is tempted by the Orange demon, just remember, "What Would Spock Do".
Live long and prosper.
I went through exactly the same nightmare. Now I am planning to get my engine to Sir Cycle Wizard, pep the darling up a little.