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    KLX230 next big dual sport for cheap



    https://kawasaki.co.nz/offroad/trail/klx230

    230cc SOHC 2 valve, fuel injected, even has dualsport-ABS -- should be cheap and reliable, a good replacement for when my ol' xtz125 dies -- can probably even do 100kph --- will give suzuki's unchanged DR200 a punishing i'm sure. should be able to match or be cheaper than what the DR is currently sold for.

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    Wonder what the power figures are like?

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    feck all i'd say like 18hp at the crank -- but all usable

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scubbo View Post
    feck all i'd say like 18hp at the crank -- but all usable
    If the seat height is low enough then the bike it would replace has 19hp on the dyno. Something mid 20s would be better. 30 would be stunning.
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    Front end looks like the old Gen I KLR650. Probably had a lot of those left over when the Gen II went for bigger forks
    it's not a bad thing till you throw a KLR into the mix.
    those cheap ass bitches can do anything with ductape.
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    after seeing the price of the 230R thats popped up, I can't see it selling very well at all, when you could get a forza 230F for $3500 with better everything bar fuel injection for an off-road beginner trailly

    oh well, KLX230 road legal if it's going for same price as the offroad only R model, you might aswell but the KLX250S ZzZzzZzz herp derp

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