My klr650 playing with the mud...

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  1. tehsk30

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    The only 650 among the off roaders...3 KTN200 , 1 KTN250 , 1 CRF and my Monster 650. Just wana see how my Thumper performs in offroad trails thru wet terrains...oil palm estates,rubber estates,muddy potholes,slippery grass,hilly and muddy gradiants.
    Simply a ride I'll never forget with my KLR 650...torque was good and able to keep up with the smaller ones. just love it...

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    and the colour of the bike

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    and the other bikes...come to think bout it...bit of crazy taking the 650 in.....anyway it truly goes everywhere.....

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    Hell that was a Sticky Hill, I'm surprised You could stay upright let alone make it up there! Well done! Unfortunately They don't sell the KLR here but if they did at a good price I Bet they would sell quite a few of them! I would get one!
     
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    Good on ya for taking that big 650 into such challenging terrain! The pic above is obviously before the mud. I want to see what you looked like AFTER! :happy2:
     
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    the bike looks like just return from DAKAR...fitting for a KLR....surprising didn't see any in Thailand.

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    PLEASANT SURPRISE TO SEE THE NOTE AT THE GATE WHEN I RETURN HOME FROM THE OFFROAD RIDE....

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    We want them but Kawasaki Thailand Won't Supply Them!!!
     
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    Tehsk30 that must have been hard work with this heavy weight trough all of this mud !

    Ian, there's one new 2013 model for sale at Red Baron but for ouchhhhh what a price B 518,000.- !
    If Kawa ever decides to sell this thumper, one can only assume that their prices will not be far from the Red Baron one and that's heavy.

    Cheers, Franz
     
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    OMG that's around US$18000!!! For a bike that sells for only ~$6300 back home! That is an obscene price, perhaps a mistake even? I'll quiz Khun Vikrom about it next time I see him.
     
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    Surprisingly easy to handle....tougher on the muddy hills though....very versatile n enough torque to ride thru deep puddles of mud....as it was raining heavily the day before
     
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    new one cost around RM45,000.00 in Malaysia more than a Versys as its CBU unlike CKD for Versys.
    bought mine 2nd hand for RM25500.00 2009 model
    did some upgrading to the doohickey by eagle mike,front sprocket changed, using 20/50w and progrip 737 X grips....
    loved it n its a keeper...
     
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    Is yours a carburated one I wonder or are there models abroad that have already Fuel Injection fitted ? What's the weight of your bike fuelled up ? Txs, FR
     
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    all the model carburetted...incl 2013 models....but a friend of mine is now in the midst of completion his KLR to fuel injection. as for the weight...no idea didn read it up...but a tankful est RM38.00 i have done on Msian highway 380km from KL to Penang without refueling at a constant 110-120kmh.
     
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    A new year dawns and a new adventure begins. A very happy n wonderful new year to all GTRiders.
     
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    Simply amazing
     
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    Now looking for offroad adventures for my versys. She is already jealous of the klr :happy5:
     

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