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Since no one will, I am the first, Nova Scotia Canada, I know there is a bunch of KLRs around, I see you all on the Roads so lLets not let me be the lone KLRanger from Nova Scotia, c'mon people!!

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I don't know where in NS you are, but there's a KLR guy named Joe Treen from Dartmouth. He's a great guy who hooked me up on my NS, NB, Gaspe trip last June.
 

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I have seen his posts on NovaScotiadualsport.com but have yet to meet him. I am am located in a 100km radius of Halifax ns, as I have currently sold my house and am looking for a new place!!

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Miramichi New Brunswick. I just picked up a 2004 KLR locally. Trying to put Humpty-Dumpty back together again. But, hey it runs good...
 

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RandomTask? I am sure Tengaimark was not taken on this form. hahaha

ever coming this way again Mark?
 

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Quispamsis N.B.

2003 Killer. Just drove to Advocate Harbour to pick it up sight unseen. The chap that I bought it from, makes me proud to be a maritimer. So far haven't been off it. Just finished changing the oil and filter. With the money I will be saving on gas I could change it monthly. Thanks again GF and J.
 

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Halifax, NS - not an owner yet, but almost settles on a KLR as my next bike (and to facilitate my return to riding after 8+ years away). Sadly, I'm moving away in a couple months, so I'll likely purchase int eh US when I get there.

I know there are a couple KLRs out around Tantallon, and one 2008 not far from my house in Haliburton Hills. ;) I nearly cried all last summer watching him ride by while I was walking my dogs. :(
 

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Moncton -

This will be the second summer... lots of trips around Fundy / coast.. would like to go around the Cabot trail "someday" if anyone interested!
 

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Since no one will, I am the first, Nova Scotia Canada, I know there is a bunch of KLRs around, I see you all on the Roads so lLets not let me be the lone KLRanger from Nova Scotia, c'mon people!!

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Ian
Hello Ian'
I live in ONt, and am thinking of purchasing a klr 650; presently ride c-90 crusier; and have been talking to some who think that the cross/ bikes are more verstial etc.
I like the long rides ;province wide etc and was wondering if you would fill me in on what and what not to look for in the Klr
Respectfully yours
ho-paw
 

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Hi from Truro

2003 Killer. Just drove to Advocate Harbour to pick it up sight unseen. The chap that I bought it from, makes me proud to be a maritimer. So far haven't been off it. Just finished changing the oil and filter. With the money I will be saving on gas I could change it monthly. Thanks again GF and J.
That was a bit of a run for you from NB. I just bought a 2002 KLR I'm in Truro.
 

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This will be the second summer... lots of trips around Fundy / coast.. would like to go around the Cabot trail "someday" if anyone interested!
I could do the Cabot Trail. Plan on running my KLR to Moncton, I teach at the paramedic school there.
 

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Yo

Here in Dieppe NB

Bought a 09 blue KLR late last summer.
Best bike yet for me.
No mysteries with this one.
If you don't know what you have ...........google it.

Later
 

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Hello ; Evilamos

Thx for the "kite' much appreciate,
I houch out in Ont and my current "scooter" is 07 c-90 1500.
I have been impressed with the reputation(stamina) and versitility of the KLR
Have talked to a couple of people that seriously take tripping as a way of life.
Currently thinking of a KLr,but haven't quite convinced myself to spring yet.
Any info either or good or not so good about your ride would be gladly, appreciated.
Respectfully yours; ho-paw:
 

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Hey ho-paw

Here is my experience with the KLR.
For your dollars and if your interest is dual sport, I believe the KLR is a very good choice.
- Very good on fuel you get close to 400km on a 20 liter tank.
- excellent on logging roads but a little big for small trail or extreme off road riding however it can be done.
- good wind protection on highways
- It has some mechanical issues but I seriously think all motorcycles has some.
( 97% of Harleys are still on the road and 3% made it home; they are $18000.00 and up)
- And most important alot of great forums and videos to get honest opinion and tips on a great motorcycle.

I could go on and on.....

I do not commute with it or done any long trips, but I did 500 km to Nova Scotia one day, I will not lie, I was a little saddle soar with the stock seat.

I use it primarily as a stress release and enjoy exploring dirt roads in this area.

I am going to do the doo hickey upgrade on mine soon. Beware of the 2008 to 2009 sn 00001 to approx. 21000 have an extra mod that as to be done.
One of the holes in the flywheel side cover is deeper than it should be.
Search for deep hole for idler starter gear you will find info on it.
It is an easy fix while doing the doo hickey.
Mine is SN 16528 so I will do the extra mod also.
That being said if you find a 2010 and up you should be ok on the deep hole.

Any more question just fire away I have researched this bike for about 1 year before buying. And I am very satisfied.


Hope this helps
 

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hey fellow thumper riders bought mine new in 09 do the do and all is great . Awesome bike put a 16 tooth counter sprocket on now great on highway as well as back roads.
 

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I am in Alberta now but originally bought my bike in Nova Scotia. i lived in lr. Sackville and used to ride with a bunch of KLR guys all the time. Lots of guys off the nova scotia dual sport club. good group. lots of cabot trail rides back then.
 
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