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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-18-2019, 11:21 PM Thread Starter
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KLR Convert in St Louis

Just took delivery of a 2017 AT. Had a 2015 KLR I only picked up in July and an amazing deal came up from a local dealership for a never ridden 2017...had to jump on it (much to the wife’s chagrin). Glad to be here!
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-18-2019, 11:28 PM
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I'm and ex-KLR guy too - Had and 09 with a 705 Kit that I rode all over the country.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-19-2019, 06:44 AM
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I also had a KLR a 2014 that I put a LOT of miles on...
You will find the AT to be a little bit more of a handful off road in sketchy situations, but I found it’s very stable (more then the KLR) off-road in general, especially in ruts. And too a bit more pricey on upgrades and upkeep.. But I do love my AT... BTW the wife should like that it does have a bit more wiggle room in the saddle, mine did..

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-21-2019, 09:35 AM
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Yet another KLR convert. Had a 87 and a 16 KLR. The AT is in a whole other class as far as power and tech.

...and no Doohickey to worry about!

Enjoy the new ride!

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-21-2019, 08:11 PM
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Still have mine but have not ridden it in over a years since getting my ATAS. I suppose I really should sell it, but............

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-23-2019, 11:50 AM
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KLR convert here as well. Loved my KLR and still have it - 2011 - was and is the perfect Mule. Now I have a 2017 AT.. love them both.
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