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post #1 of 3 Old 08-20-2019, 03:55 AM Thread Starter
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Begginer form London!

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My name is Konrad!
Im here to say hello and ask about Kawasaki KLR 650.

Is it good for begginers?
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post #2 of 3 Old 08-20-2019, 11:25 AM
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If you weigh 170 lbs or more and have 35-36 inch legs the KLR could possibly be considered ok for beginners. Best to be fully flat footed during learning.

But a lower, lighter bike is more managable for most beginners.

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post #3 of 3 Old 08-24-2019, 02:06 PM
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It's tall. If you are too, then it's ok. A little heavy for a new rider. I'd say to look at a used XT250 or 225. It's a "one summer" beginner bike, you learn some, then you sell it and get your money back to buy the KLR or DR650.

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