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  1. 1st to 2nd gear Grinding and Missed Shifts

    2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    I just bought my first KLR, a 2013, about 2 months ago. When I bought it the oil was quite low and it had been sitting for a few months. Ive fixed it up a bit, and have been commuting on it a few days a week. One day I was experimenting with 2 finger clutch pulls, and since then second gear has...
  2. Shifter problem

    KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion
    Hi all, I'm a newbie to both this site and motorcycle riding itself. I just finished a two-week trip around "The Loop" of Washington's Olympic Mountains on a 2003 KLR 650. I ran into an intermittent problem: After the motor had anywhere from two hours to ten to cool down, I would start a ride...
  3. Gears slipping/missing, ideas??

    2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    I was out doing more "break-in" miles today and I noticed a pretty major/weird problem. When shifting through the gears, first through 3rd seem to work pretty good. Then when I shift into 4th gear, it acts like it does not engage fully. It will sometimes pop back into 3rd gear (making the RPMs...
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