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  1. Best SINGLE touring mod?

    2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    If you could only put one mod/farkle on your bike to improve its long distance ridability, what would it be and why? I'm curious to know what you guy think are the most essential mods for the KLR beyond the standard mechanical upgrades like the Doohickey, $0.22, Thermo-Bob etc. Personally I'm...
  2. Highway Riding - Mods?

    2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    I have a 2008 KLR650.. Once this winter is all over with... I plan on doing some longer highway rides (140 miles or so). I will be doing the Doohickey this Spring. I was wondering is there is anything else that I should do? I was considering a 16T sprocket, but in a debate about having to...
  3. Advice on replacing stock tires

    2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    I finally got a KLR. Which I love. Right now, it has stock tires which are pretty bald. Overall, they seem to do okay off-road and on-road, the previous owner said they just don't last many miles. I was wondering if I could get some advice on tires that are similar to the stock performance, but...
  4. Generation 2 KLR good in dirt?

    KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion
    So, I have heard a mix of things from different dealers and what not. I know that the Pre-2008s are supposed to be better in the dirt, but not so as good on highway. I was looking at a 2009 model and the dealer told me I wouldn't be able to take it in much dirt or anything other than gravel...