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Old 01-30-2013, 02:19 AM   #18
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So that's where they assemble Bonnevilles! I assume Triumph executives are there all the time checking their factories...

Originally Posted by Tjilpi View Post
'Unstable Rider', No, I'm not near the Kawasaki factory. THe KLR etc are assembled here but, to the frustration of many, we can not actually buy the KLR here! The reason being that the Thai authorities regards it as 'too dirty' to pass their 'strict emission controls'. yet there are all sort of filthy, carbon monoxide belching vehicles allowed to circulate around the countryside and to pollute our cities. The KLR would be perfect for Thailand. The Versys is very popular here, as is the KLX250.
I enjoyed that succint analysis which brings to mind the endless moaning in the US about emissions regulations here that are barely a flutter in the face of the gale force winds of change elsewhere around the globe.

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