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Old 03-07-2012, 09:07 PM   #43
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Re: What To Do? A KLR Quandary.

Originally Posted by Red Brown;985788When fully loaded, farkled ready for class 1-2 roads and general light touring duty, the little extra weight won't matter much. I think also having a better power to weight ratio is[B
more desirable[/b] than a slightly lesser weight and a noticeable less power to weight ratio.

Please don't take my earlier posts the wrong way - I agree with what you've said here. I just thought readers would benefit from knowing that the 800GS is 50-80 lbs heavier than a KLR (depending on which KLR you are comparing it to and which reported 800GS weight you choose to use).

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