Klr 650

Short and sweet,

we are not new at bike riding...we are new to dual sport bikes KLR 650.

We have 2...09 ( wifes' ) 08 ( mine )

09 lowered 2" w/ dog bones...foot pegs drag on asphalt if to frisky.

Still handles good off road. Good or bad choice....advice?

The 08 riden daily through town and on interstate (12 mi. ) 65-75 mph.

would like to change exhaust/ jet kit / and breather....maybe change the sporkets some. Our off road riding consist off semi to moderate rough trails/creek beds and some hill climbing this is done for fun no competition.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Freedom Riders

Short and sweet,

we are not new at bike riding...we are new to dual sport bikes KLR 650.

We have 2...09 ( wifes' ) 08 ( mine )

09 lowered 2" w/ dog bones...foot pegs drag on asphalt if to frisky.

Still handles good off road. Good or bad choice....advice?

The 08 riden daily through town and on interstate (12 mi. ) 65-75 mph.

would like to change exhaust/ jet kit / and breather....maybe change the sporkets some. Our off road riding consist off semi to moderate rough trails/creek beds and some hill climbing this is done for fun no competition.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Freedom Riders

Freedomriders, I too, own a KLR650. Mines an antique now. Its a 2002, I bought it used with 139 miles on it. :busted: It just hit the 3K mark. I love it. See it in "my garage"

I also own a KLR 650. However mine is a mint 1988. An extremely good source for mods and tech info for the KLR can be found at KLRWorld.com.

Hope this helps.

KLR650.net is a great site for info. Congrats on the KLRs I have a 99 model myself.:busted:

What ScottC said. I own an 07. Maybe go to a 14 tooth countershaft.(stock is 15) It will up your rpm's about 400 at the same speed. Pretty heavy bike for hillclimbing though, unless moderate.

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