What the hell guys? What is it about this bike that brings out the worst in us? We share the same roads and trails and we all obviously love to ride. I have ridden scores of bikes over the past 30+ years and quite a few of them cost a lot more than the KLR. I am well aware of the limitations and shortcomings of the KLR but I prefer to stay focused on why I like it. The KLR is a basic machine with a decades old engine design that has stood the test of time. It fits my 6'-5" frame better than the vast majority of bikes out there. But most of all it brings a smile to my face every time I throw my leg over the seat and thumb the starter. Most of us should probably ride more and type less.