Recommended 2008-09 Accessories
I'm planning on retiring early next year. I would like to spend next summer touring the West; this would include a trip to Alaska. I've spent a great deal of time touring with my 2002 Concours, but I feel the new 2008-09 KLR would be the ticket for the kind of travelling I will be doing. I would like to solicit suggestions for accessories (e.g. hard bags, heated grips, engine guards, etc.). I stopped in at a local dealer, and he mentioned that spending a good amount of time on gravel roads would probably wear out the front forks and rear shock due to all the grime and dust coming into contact with the bike (he suggested covers for the forks and shock). I find it difficult to believe that a trip on the AlCan Highway would do this kind of damage to a bike designed for off road travel. Any/all suggestions would be greatly appreciated.