Thread: 450cc ADV bikes
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Old 01-23-2012, 05:11 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by markk53 View Post
The world may be, but the U.S. riders won't pay the price. They're stuck at KLR650/XR650L price range. The riders willing to do so already have the bike they'd buy - aka KTM450.
It does pretty much boil down to that. I have been riding AMA dual sports for over ten years and seen the shift away from Japanese dual sports. The single most common bike I see on those rides anymore is the EXC 450.
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