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  1. KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion
    I have a 2016 klr 650 with only 1600 miles on it. Last weekend I went and did some hard trail riding with my brother and all was fine. A couple days later I was riding to work and it felt jerky. I had steady throttle but it kept jerking. Then a couple days later I went to ride again but this...
  2. 2000 KLR 685

    2000 KLR 685

    My father and I have been have been wrenching on this bike for 20 years since he bought it. This Bike has been Modded piece by piece over that time, Almost everything has been replaced at this point(A few times). This bike has been through two major accidents off road causing some injuries...
  3. Southwest Riders
    I live in St. George, Utah and Im looking to find like-minded individuals to ride with that can teach me a thing or two about my trusty "pig" ! I've heard a ton of info. about them I've owned other dirtbikes in the past but never a KLR and I'm looking forward to riding and meeting some RAD guys...
  4. Marketplace & Classifieds
    Hi i have one original front fender to sell. When i sell my Klr650 c i forget this piece in my garage. The price in 40 euros, the shipping cost is apart from the price. I also have the ignition lock.
  5. 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    Sharing a problem and solution for someone else who may encounter the same symptoms Before: Bought bike ~2 months ago which probably was sitting for a while Was low on fuel the day after a hard afternoon of riding What happened: Entering the highway hit ~80 mph and then suffered instant loss...
  6. KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion
    Hi all. Tonight my KLR just died on me while driving down the road and after a struggle to finding a new fuse as the main fuse blew the starter would not engage. I ended up push starting the bike as I had to get it out of that area, but then about 50m up the road the bike completely died on me...
  7. Introductions
    Hey everyone. Just registered here, although have been lurking and learning for a while now as I searched for a KLR. I'm an eye doc in Franklin, TN who also has a second career as a songwriter/musician/producer etc. Used to ride constantly as a kid.... first bike was a '74 Yamaha Enduro 80...
  8. 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    I've been having backfiring since I bought my 2009 KLR over a year ago, and have finally gotten around to pulling the carb. I noticed that the choke plunger (the plastic piece that threads into the carb) is broken, so the rubber seal on the choke cable is doing nothing. My question is, could...
  9. 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    My bearing in the rear wheel of my 2009 KLR 650 broke yesterday, and I need to replace all three of them. I am looking at some bearings that are sealed on both sides. Do I need separate seals as well, or are the seals on the bearings itself sufficient?
  10. Introductions
    Hello everyone.....In the last couple of weeks I sold an 89 Yamaha XS1100 I had owned for Twenty years, a sidecar that was attached to it that I've owned since 1973 AND my last 750 Honda, a Rat/Mad Max creation, that I'd had for 23 years.....yeah, Housecleaning is the right word. My regular...
  11. 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    As some of you know I am new to KLR's. After a few weeks of ownership I want to change oil. I do some off road, some back and forth to the store, lots of hours on the highway at 5000 rpm's+ 2011 with 20,000 miles. Not to bad of an oil drinker I am thinking Mobil 1, 20w-50 What are your...
  12. 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    I just ran north of Colorado Springs and back to Trinidad, about 400 miles at 75-80mph (5500-5800 rpm's).. I want to put on a 16 tooth but afraid I wont have the power to pull the grades or a headwind. "Most" motorcycles with a carb run a little rich up here. Question for anyone with experience...
  13. Introductions
    Hey there. We ride KLRS. Usually in Arizona, but are looking forward to taking these beasts all over the globe. My 2 sons Carter (19) and Clay (17) both have 07's and I've got an 09. We are new to KLRs, and simply want to share our experiences with the KLR community and those who are thinking...
  14. 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods
    Need some help with a little starting issue i'm having... I bought a 1988 KLR 650 a few weeks ago. It was well maintained and i'm the third owner. 13k miles on it. Have LOVED the bike so far. I commute to work daily. It's a short ride, only 8 miles or so. When I go to start my bike in the...
  15. 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods
    Hello guys, Im new to the forum I just got my first KLR its an 06, Im 26. So I am having issues with my Turn signals. By Law in Costa Rica you must have working turning signals in order to renew your driving permit, you must go and have your bike checked every year to get this permit and i...
  16. 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    Is there any difference between the gen 1 and 2 gas tanks? I have a gen 1 bike that needs a new tank... and gen 2 tanks are significantly cheaper. Advice?
  17. KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion
    Did you guys noticed there were a wide range of colors to choose from the 2014 first edition? They end up with a "Candy Lime Green/Ebony ", and a second edition but still graphics are not same. What ever happened to them? I called them and its nothing they knew existed(lame). I KNOW HOW THE...
  18. Introductions
    Wow I didn't know I had an account here, been a long time since 2007. So I will say HI again, and I been up to a lot since then. I now try and stay off the streets so int he Garage I have a 2001 Honda XR650R Dual Sported out, and a 2012 Gas Gas EC300 Racing also with a tag ;-) And because of...
  19. 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods
    I just picked up a 93 klr. Love the way it rides but not to fond of how it looks. I'd really like to do a supermoto style project. So my first question is... Has anyone heard of a company that makes an aftermarket seat for this model? Maybe someone hacked up the stock seat and made it cool...
  20. 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions
    Hello, I live in golden colorado at 6000'. I am set up for supermoto/ mtn roads and canyons. 2008 klr 650 Two brothers valle pipe Airbox drilled Needle shimmed one washer Slide is drilled What jets should I use? How many turns out on air /fuel screw? I'm always down to ride if anyone is in...
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