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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #20 on: September 04, 2021, 06:41:39 pm »
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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #21 on: September 04, 2021, 06:43:56 pm »
And, it doesn't have a rev counter  :(
It does not need it we all know it revs at the speed a tree is growing!! ;) :lol8: >:D
I really really hope Kawasaki brings them in SA needs a 650 class bike to get/keep/start people touring. :deal: :thumleft:
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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #22 on: September 04, 2021, 07:05:40 pm »
And, it doesn't have a rev counter  :(
It does not need it we all know it revs at the speed a tree is growing!! ;) :lol8: >:D
I really really hope Kawasaki brings them in SA needs a 650 class bike to get/keep/start people touring. :deal: :thumleft:
Agreed. KLR was the first "real" bike I owned. It got me to lot of places and gave me a lot of fun.
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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #23 on: September 04, 2021, 07:09:55 pm »
And, it doesn't have a rev counter  :(
It does not need it we all know it revs at the speed a tree is growing!! ;) :lol8: >:D
I really really hope Kawasaki brings them in SA needs a 650 class bike to get/keep/start people touring. :deal: :thumleft:
They will need another re-design to conform to the EU specs. That is not justifiable when the possible sales donot cover the R&D costs. :'(
 

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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #24 on: September 04, 2021, 07:12:32 pm »
And, it doesn't have a rev counter  :(
It does not need it we all know it revs at the speed a tree is growing!! ;) :lol8: >:D
I really really hope Kawasaki brings them in SA needs a 650 class bike to get/keep/start people touring. :deal: :thumleft:
They will need another re-design to conform to the EU specs. That is not justifiable when the possible sales donot cover the R&D costs. :'(
They then should just rename them and bring them in via China then those rules do not apply in SA. :deal: >:(
Call them Kawaling or something like that and they will get in easypeasy!! >:(
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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #25 on: September 04, 2021, 07:17:48 pm »
And, it doesn't have a rev counter  :(
It does not need it we all know it revs at the speed a tree is growing!! ;) :lol8: >:D
I really really hope Kawasaki brings them in SA needs a 650 class bike to get/keep/start people touring. :deal: :thumleft:
They will need another re-design to conform to the EU specs. That is not justifiable when the possible sales donot cover the R&D costs. :'(
They then should just rename them and bring them in via China then those rules do not apply in SA. :deal: >:(
Call them Kawaling or something like that and they will get in easypeasy!! >:(
Afaik there is a special exception for under 300cc bikes.
 

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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #26 on: September 04, 2021, 09:32:46 pm »
money in the right pocket = KLR outselling T7

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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #27 on: September 05, 2021, 08:21:48 am »
And, it doesn't have a rev counter  :(
It does not need it we all know it revs at the speed a tree is growing!! ;) :lol8: >:D
I really really hope Kawasaki brings them in SA needs a 650 class bike to get/keep/start people touring. :deal: :thumleft:
They will need another re-design to conform to the EU specs. That is not justifiable when the possible sales donot cover the R&D costs. :'(
They then should just rename them and bring them in via China then those rules do not apply in SA. :deal: >:(
Call them Kawaling or something like that and they will get in easypeasy!! >:(
Afaik there is a special exception for under 300cc bikes.
And the Crosby 400 Adv slips under the 300 mark into the country? ;) :peepwall:

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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2021, 08:33:44 am »
Those EU rules have no place in Africa
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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2021, 08:41:08 am »
Pocket universe?
There now lives 50% more people on the planet, than in the 90's.

So as long as people keep multiplying, these rules will have to become more stringent.

Unfortunately
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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #30 on: September 05, 2021, 04:37:42 pm »
Those EU rules have no place in Africa
Tell that to the ANC... :sip:
 

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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #31 on: September 05, 2021, 04:39:37 pm »
And the Crosby 400 Adv slips under the 300 mark into the country? ;) :peepwall:

https://www.zabikers.co.za/2018/12/04/crosby-400-adventure-lightweight-simple-adventure-solution/
I said AFAIK... I could go full Fudge mode and Google the exact regulation. :sip: :snorting:
 

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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #32 on: September 05, 2021, 05:31:17 pm »
And the Crosby 400 Adv slips under the 300 mark into the country? ;) :peepwall:

https://www.zabikers.co.za/2018/12/04/crosby-400-adventure-lightweight-simple-adventure-solution/
I said AFAIK... I could go full Fudge mode and Google the exact regulation. :sip: :snorting:
Really a pity we have lost the KLR, DR and XRL Rob. :(
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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #33 on: September 05, 2021, 06:26:40 pm »
And the Crosby 400 Adv slips under the 300 mark into the country? ;) :peepwall:

https://www.zabikers.co.za/2018/12/04/crosby-400-adventure-lightweight-simple-adventure-solution/
I said AFAIK... I could go full Fudge mode and Google the exact regulation. :sip: :snorting:
Really a pity we have lost the KLR, DR and XRL Rob. :(

They are all good affordable bikes that had a potentially good sales future here , but alas
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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #34 on: September 05, 2021, 07:31:12 pm »
And the Crosby 400 Adv slips under the 300 mark into the country? ;) :peepwall:

https://www.zabikers.co.za/2018/12/04/crosby-400-adventure-lightweight-simple-adventure-solution/
I said AFAIK... I could go full Fudge mode and Google the exact regulation. :sip: :snorting:
Really a pity we have lost the KLR, DR and XRL Rob. :(

Correct

And yes I get the ‘we are more poepol on the planet’ but will another 200 KLR Fi in SA make that more damage than let say a couple new 3 litre bakkies with all the green catalists and shit?

Anyway the wrong platform to take on the environmental gurus

But many of us will be willing to buy the new KLR in SA at a reasonable price
I may infact be standing in front of that line  :3some:

They are all good affordable bikes that had a potentially good sales future here , but alas
 

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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #35 on: September 05, 2021, 09:22:18 pm »
And, it doesn't have a rev counter  :(
It does not need it we all know it revs at the speed a tree is growing!! ;) :lol8: >:D
I really really hope Kawasaki brings them in SA needs a 650 class bike to get/keep/start people touring. :deal: :thumleft:
They will need another re-design to conform to the EU specs. That is not justifiable when the possible sales donot cover the R&D costs. :'(
They then should just rename them and bring them in via China then those rules do not apply in SA. :deal: >:(
Call them Kawaling or something like that and they will get in easypeasy!! >:(
I use the rev counter on my KLR more than the speedo. I have had only one vehicle ever that did not come with a rev counter fitted, and I fitted an after market one.
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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #36 on: September 05, 2021, 10:32:46 pm »
Gaan nogsteeds die selfde girls met hom lok.

Alleen, hul tiete hang nou NOG laer  :o


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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #37 on: September 06, 2021, 06:36:56 am »
The price will determine its success.
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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #38 on: September 06, 2021, 07:54:07 am »
Life is too short to ride a KLR..
 

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Re: KLR, the new same bike
« Reply #39 on: September 06, 2021, 03:53:06 pm »
The price will determine its success.

Priced right in the States because it sells. Always been a favourite here.
KMSA already said it is not coming to SA
There was another thread like a year ago about the bike
 
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