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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-30-2015, 09:27 PM Thread Starter
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Hello From Western Colorado

I am a dual sport rider with a 2013 KLR 650. I am considering a more road worthy bike such as the 800 ABS or Explorer ABS. I am interested in commuting and touring. I am impressed by the reports on the triple!

I'll very likely retain my KLR for off-road riding; It is ill equipped for true super slab traveling.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-02-2015, 03:33 PM
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My next bike was going to be a Bonnie or a KLR. Well here I am. I figured I'd be better off with something smaller for the trails so I don't break my leg so easily. We hailed from CO before AZ. Can ride here 12 months of the year but miss Colo especially every summer BTW the KLR is a great Dual Sport
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If you want to ride trails, I'd recommend against a KLR. They're heavy, top heavy. I'd consider a used KTM with a street kit. I think I'd use that a lot more on single track.
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