Originally Posted by Gone14s
The story of the rabbit and the hare comes to mind here. KLR my not be fast but it will still be going when the higher end bikes are sitting it the shops for there tune ups. That and it will carry all your gear to boot.
The KLR has been around for a long time and will be when most of the other bikes have faded away to the shadows. That's just a plan fact.
Might of been the case in the 90s, but not now. I'd put KTMs RFS bike up against any KLR any day of the week..
While Japanese motorcycle makers have been asleep, Euro designers have overtaken the dual sport market. The 08 KLR "redesign" didn't help.