Hello from MD!!
Not a KLR member yet but I'm keeping my eye open for a good buy in my area. Until one comes along I'll be here reading up on them.
A little about me: Grew up in NC and joined the Army right out of high school. After living in AZ, HI and Iraq I'm now stationed in DC. I've always wanted a bike but never really took the steps in buying one. So this past week I registered for a basic rider course and started researching the kind of bike I want. Based on my budget, 2-3k, I'm sure it will be a gen 1 KLR 650.
If there is anything other than the basic mechanical issues the gen 1s have please let me know.