KLR discontinued?

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Bama67, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. Navin

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    This is a bad blow to all the adv guys looking to buy a fresh 2019 KLR used in 2029.
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  3. crash111

    crash111 Been here awhile

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    It's about time.
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  4. samburger

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    Ah sorry for the misunderstanding then. But yeah it would just very much surprise me if this one random Kawasaki dealer is acting as the PR manager for the entire Kawasaki USA brand. And the fact that this happened so recently with another dual sport and turned out to be false just reinforces my belief that it's a bogus rumor.
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    What sort of person buys a brand new KLR anyway?

    :hmmmmm
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    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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  10. Navin

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    Hey, it was 1999, I was young, dumb and it was just a 15 years old bike back then.

    Plus, I only did that ONCE!
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  12. cyclopathic

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    Well technically they can keep selling 2018 model for another year. Could it be that something big coming down the pipe like 450-500cc EFI single replacement or perhaps Ninja 400cc twin based model with proper dual sport suspension? Or KLR being discontinued in favor of redesigned Versys(X) 650?

    Perhaps we will find out what's going on at Tokyo or EICMA? If switch to happen it will be somewhere in Q2+ so current situation would be quite logical.
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  13. NMTrailboss

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    This is what I was wondering as well!
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  17. CDN Rick

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    I disagree. My 2T carbed bike is brilliant. Much better than the FI 2T bike I rode earlier this year.
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  18. Adanac rider

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    I haven't had the chance to compare the single track bikes , but , if the progression of snowmobiles is any indication we are in for better running bikes at any elevation with more fuel economy . Win Win .
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  20. Cartera

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    I'm going to guess, Kawasaki is going to follow Honda's move into the 450 world of dual sports. Kxf450L. Kinda like the Grom and Z125. Kawasaki let Honda make it first so they could make there's 1 notch better on paper.
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