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post #1 of 12 Old 05-17-2008, 09:33 AM Thread Starter
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KLR: Seem like a good price/deal?

A lot of you have a lot more experience with KLRs than I, but this seemed like a good deal to me...

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/mcy/676330989.html

or this

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/mcy/660934521.html

or this

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/mcy/667128639.html

or this

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/mcy/668802787.html

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Nice price for low mileage bike with bags. Looks pretty stock. You thinking about taking the plunge?

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Thinking? Yes. Not sure if I *should*, but sounds like fun, and I just got my quarterly bonus yesterday which would cover a good chunk of it...

Basically a perfect example of my lifelong struggle to do something responsible vs. something fun with my cash

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First and last ones look good. I'd be a little wary of the last one, simply because one never knows how well an owner wired in accessory plugs, or how well other farkles were added. I'd like to start with the bike as close to stock as possible.

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First and last ones look good. I'd be a little wary of the last one, simply because one never knows how well an owner wired in accessory plugs, or how well other farkles were added. I'd like to start with the bike as close to stock as possible.
Good call. I like the first one too, 'specally for the 6.1 gal tank.

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Good call. I like the first one too, 'specally for the 6.1 gal tank.
I think they are all 6.1 gallon tanks stock, but don't quote me on that.

Edit: Yup, that's the stock tank.

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Thinking? Yes. Not sure if I *should*, but sounds like fun, and I just got my quarterly bonus yesterday which would cover a good chunk of it...

Basically a perfect example of my lifelong struggle to do something responsible vs. something fun with my cash
I'd say do it. Then join the "Brokebacksorea$$ Tour" for a few days. You can ride out with me and meet the others. I'm going from Western Mass to Evansville, IN in one shot ... then the next day from Evansville to CO. I'll be passing right through St. Louis.

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I think they are all 6.1 gallon tanks stock, but don't quote me on that.

Edit: Yup, that's the stock tank.
Hmm...My bad...For some reason thought the stock was 5.1, and the expanded was 6.1...

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Then join the "Brokebacksorea$$ Tour" for a few days.
When you put it that way......

I assume you're going through Kansas to get to CO? Bring a book or something. You can pretty much put your KLR on autopilot.

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My comment only applies to the first one. Like I said, it looks stock. And clean, and well cared for. I say blow the yingum and put a few thousand miles on it. You can always recoupe 4 grand or pretty close to it.

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Well, the 1st post got bought or something, so I guess I'm going to sit and wait for a while. I don't really have anything planned, and it seems that there's a steady stream of KLRs on Craigslist, so no big rush. There's an '08 right now for $4300... Going to get a few other things in order...

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Best advice, don rush -Kepp you eyes open for the bike you cant live without , youll find it, or it will find you !
I got my 2006 with 1600 miles for $2800 form the orignal owner . Granted, Ive changed it alot and probally should have gotten a new one, but, you wont see another one like mine !

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