Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Under powered KLR, Any Advice?
I have a 2017 KLR650. I have owned it for about four and half months and and have travelled about four and a half thousand Kilometres on it in that time. Most of my riding is to work and back. I enjoy my bike, but I find it to be woefully under powered at highway speeds of 100 kph - 110Kph. At 110, the legal speed limit on South Australian highways, the bike has very little left. It actually struggles to maintain that speed up moderate inclines. Not the "Any distance any terrain" type of performance promised by Kawasaki.
Has anyone on this forum performed any of the many modifications I have seen mentioned on the net. If you have, please let me know how effective the modifications are. I would like to hear from any one that has changed the slide, and, what is the KLX kit? I welcome other advice also...
I would appreciate any helpful advice,