Originally Posted by NJ-Brett
Most motorcycles have gone from basic useful transportation to solo race bikes, at least in style, or giant touring sleds.
I would guess the klr650 comes close to an all around bike, but its a water cooled top heavy pig with low power output and oil use problems.
Again, have you looked at the new Honda 500's? They're definitely not race bikes nor touring sleds, and they're totally unlike a KLR except in price.