Riding With the Winds of Change: The 2008 KLR

Motorcycle.com Staff
by Motorcycle.com Staff
The KLR is back for more sloppy good times! When lookingfor an adventure-touring mount, the venerable KLR650 has been along-serving stone ax for Kawasaki. These dual-sporters can be seen fromMoab to Manhattan, most often looking muddy and well-used, and that'sbecause they're ridden by riders looking for a two-wheeled Jeep.

Now, with its first major revision since the Eisenhower era, the KilLeRKaw comes romping into bike season with a major overhaul. Did the bigThumper lose its edge or sharpen a new one, or something in between? Wetand dry, paved and dirt, we sent a KLR aficionado to find out if thisnew scrambler advances the state of the dual-sport motorcycle.

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