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Old 07-12-2013, 08:16 PM   #8096
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Originally Posted by tjrockit View Post
Yeah, that's my one concern. The bike is more street than dirt. Love my XR250R but isn't great on the street and no magic button.
I don't know...I think you'll find there's a good deal of off road potential in the KLX. The suspension can be tweaked to a high level of performance, and the engine has a lot of options that really liven it up without much effect on durability and reliability. I had 4 XR250's from '84 until '90. I like my 300 jugged '06 KLX better than any of them. Race Tech revalving in the fork and shock, aftermarket pipe, 36mm pumper carb, and all airbox mods...damn near a real dirt bike with very good road manners...and only marginally heavier. It'll never be a KTM or such, but it's a darn good DS bike.
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