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Hello everyone. Followed development for years--- would like a dct version, was hoping for cruise. Might be in a position around March time. would sell g's any keep klr.


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In the states, the AT is not supposed to be in the dealers until June. If I buy it would be the 6 speed legacy tranny. I would definitely keep the KLR. I think the KLR would be better for Mexico, Central America, and South America. If for no other reason than it is a lot less conspicuous and doesn't have the big bling factor that might contribute to being a target for theft. The AT will be a WOW moto and be right up there with the R1200GS and mega KTM machines. The KLR runs on any old gasoline, slightly better gas mileage, and better at running slow with local traffic. With 94 HP in the AT, I might have to retrain my right hand. It will be hard to ride that bike slow. Will the AT be able to successfully survive on low octane gas? If it has a knock sensor that will send the signal to the ECU to retard timing then it might do okay in the places where only low grade fuel is available.
For the States, Canada, and Alaska the AT will be King. :grin2:
 

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In the states, the AT is not supposed to be in the dealers until June. If I buy it would be the 6 speed legacy tranny. I would definitely keep the KLR. I think the KLR would be better for Mexico, Central America, and South America. If for no other reason than it is a lot less conspicuous and doesn't have the big bling factor that might contribute to being a target for theft. The AT will be a WOW moto and be right up there with the R1200GS and mega KTM machines. The KLR runs on any old gasoline, slightly better gas mileage, and better at running slow with local traffic. With 94 HP in the AT, I might have to retrain my right hand. It will be hard to ride that bike slow. Will the AT be able to successfully survive on low octane gas? If it has a knock sensor that will send the signal to the ECU to retard timing then it might do okay in the places where only low grade fuel is available.
For the States, Canada, and Alaska the AT will be King. :grin2:
supposedly it's been made to survive in backwaters. which is why were missing things like cruise control
 

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I like the CCM 450, a great little bike, and I think for a true long distance trip where time was not a factor it would be good. The other bike which has always tempted me is the ktm 690. With the development of the new counter balancer as in the Duke, when that reaches the 690, it could be a really good bike-- wait and see.

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