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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #220 on: February 02, 2021, 08:14:41 pm »
Tom van Brits you walk into a dealership and their stands a new KLR650 and CRF300L side by side same price, which one would you choose ?
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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #221 on: February 02, 2021, 08:33:10 pm »
Tom van Brits you walk into a dealership and their stands a new KLR650 and CRF300L side by side same price, which one would you choose ?

KLR without a doubt buddy

CRF300L should be no more than R100k
It will probably suit me better since I'm older now and my back ain't that strong anymore, but I don't ride like a youngster anymore and shouldn't be falling over too often.
The KLR will handle me and my luggage way better on a trip into Africa.
I really want to revisit some places in the DRC one day on bike, and a big bor thumper would be the best tool for the job I'm sure.
It's a shame the KLX300 (newly released in the US) is also not available here in SA.
A much more powerful bike than the CRF300L but that you know already, I recall your recent post where you have posted a review of both bikes somewhere.
 
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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #222 on: February 02, 2021, 08:41:06 pm »
Tom van Brits you walk into a dealership and their stands a new KLR650 and CRF300L side by side same price, which one would you choose ?

KLR without a doubt buddy

CRF300L should be no more than R100k
It will probably suit me better since I'm older now and my back ain't that strong anymore, but I don't ride like a youngster anymore and shouldn't be falling over too often.
The KLR will handle me and my luggage way better on a trip into Africa.
I really want to revisit some places in the DRC one day on bike, and a big bor thumper would be the best tool for the job I'm sure.
It's a shame the KLX300 (newly released in the US) is also not available here in SA.
A much more powerful bike than the CRF300L but that you know already, I recall your recent post where you have posted a review of both bikes somewhere.

Same here.  :thumleft:
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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #223 on: February 03, 2021, 12:03:15 pm »
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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #224 on: February 03, 2021, 02:05:44 pm »
 :drif: at least this model, the option of a tail tidy exists.  :thumleft:
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2022 KLR 650 ANNOUNCED
« Reply #225 on: February 03, 2021, 02:39:01 pm »
So what's the verdict?

"New" KLR 650 features Fuel Injection and ABS. Kawasaki did some subtle changes to the frame and "bodywork". It also now has an adjustable screen.

I actually like it, but can not see myself "upgrading" to the new model from my 2014 model.

Some criticize it and labels it as a lazy freshen-up. I think it is spot on and that it retains the character and appeal of the old KLR's. There are many other more modern, more expensive bikes to choose from if the new KLR is too outdated for your liking.

How popular it's going to be, remains to be seen. Price will be the main factor.....
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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #226 on: February 03, 2021, 04:59:31 pm »
i love how every dreams about getting a new KLR

not coming to RSA

this will be like the 700 page T7 thread

move along nothing to see here

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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #227 on: February 03, 2021, 07:35:57 pm »
Kyk die lekker Kawa

That low front mudguard makes it look proper..............  :thumleft:

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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #228 on: February 04, 2021, 09:50:42 am »
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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #229 on: February 08, 2021, 03:15:35 pm »
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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #230 on: February 11, 2021, 10:45:30 pm »
By now it seems we have accepted and moved on, but no one can blame me to gave a little hope that this bike may make it's way eventually to our shores.
Im sure KMSA can make it happen.

For some of us the CRF300L will have to take fill this space if it does not happen.

I do like this guys youtube take on the KLR though

https://youtu.be/AMWhOiZDbxE
 
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Re: KLR 650 now with EFI for 2022
« Reply #231 on: February 12, 2021, 07:58:13 am »
By now it seems we have accepted and moved on, but no one can blame me to gave a little hope that this bike may make it's way eventually to our shores.
Im sure KMSA can make it happen.

For some of us the CRF300L will have to take fill this space if it does not happen.

I do like this guys youtube take on the KLR though

https://youtu.be/AMWhOiZDbxE

I'm sure they can't.  We won't see this bike in Europe, so we won't see it here.
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