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post #1 of 14 Old 04-03-2016, 02:10 PM Thread Starter
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New Baby In The Garage


Fresh from the delivery room last week, and boy am I excited to finally have a KLR! I've been a Kawi-man most of my riding life, with a few interesting side trips, but was always seduced by flash and speed instead of practicality. Wisdom does come with age though. After buying my first ADV bike three years ago (Buell Ulysses) I have now found my new obsession. I still have the Uly because I love it too, but now I can really explore the back woods and trails in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. I'm glad to be a part of the family, and look forward to learning and sharing here!
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post #2 of 14 Old 04-03-2016, 02:21 PM
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Congrats!!!!
I am new owner also of my 1st KLR and lovin it!!
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post #3 of 14 Old 04-03-2016, 03:17 PM
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Hello and welcome to the KLR collective!

Resistance is futile, you will be assimilated... No wait, you already have!
Lots of great folks and info here, a very relaxed atmosphere.
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post #4 of 14 Old 04-03-2016, 06:28 PM
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Congrats! I got my first last KLR last Monday a 15 with 506 miles. The more I ride it the better I love it!
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post #6 of 14 Old 04-04-2016, 07:52 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the warm welcome everyone. I'm so glad to read about all the others discovering this wonderful machine with me. I think we're all going to have a very good year!!
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post #7 of 14 Old 04-05-2016, 05:56 AM
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Congrats! I just picked up my new KLR last month and have been on it every chance I get!
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post #8 of 14 Old 04-05-2016, 02:08 PM
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Congrats! Don't forget to sign up for the Shindig!

Minnesota North Shore Shindig - 8-11 September 2016 | Adventure Rider

'01 KLR 650, '09 Suzuki DL650, '08 Suzuki Bandit 1250, '16 CRF1000L, '09 KLX 250s
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post #9 of 14 Old 04-05-2016, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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Holy Crap Vinnie! Thanks for the heads up on this. I am going to make every effort to be there with a friend or three. It's practically in my backyard.
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post #10 of 14 Old 04-06-2016, 01:21 AM
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That feeling doesn't go away with KLR's in my experience.

I have that giddy new bike feeling every time I swing a leg over the seat.
That was 6 years and 19,000 miles ago. This is my last bike.
Rode literally every type over the years and keep coming back to the dual
sport thumpers. I had KLR pics on my walls when they first came out and
should have gotten it then. The XL won by having a local Honda dealer.
Then came the Nighthawk, CB 750, coupla HD's, DR 650, Goldwing, and now
I finally have the motorcycle I love.

Have fun, learn, teach, ride, repeat.
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This is my son, with whom I am well pleased." ----God
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