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I have a few other articles about my problems with my 2005 KLR650.  It all started as a intermittent but persistent hesitation under load.  It would idle fine, run wide open throttle fine, but under about 5200rpm it would randomly and fairly rapidly hesitate, like it had dirt in the fuel that was catching in […]

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Updated:  2014.03.09 2014.02.22 Finally got both bikes out at once today.  Me on my KLR650 and my wife on her VStrom650.  It’s early in the season and Ruth hasn’t ridden much in the last couple of years, so we decided to take it easy and do a short ride for lunch up to Las Vegas. […]

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I haven’t been riding much lately.  I’ve got a few miles on the KLR650 since I last checked in, though.  I decided to try out some dirt roads, so I played a game of Where’s Waldo!  As in Waldo Canyon, which happens to be close to where I’m living right now.  While there I took […]

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Most motorcycle braking systems are at usually adequate, but the KLR650’s stock front brake is more than a bit anemic and it could use some help.  Double front discs are out of the question as the hub isn’t set up for one, changing to a whole new fork setup from another bike with a dual […]

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Another short ride today, enough to get some errands run and warm up the bike for an oil change. I dumped the oil.  Pretty black.   The PO mumbled something about it being time for an oil change.  This was a used engine in a relatively new bike, so there is no real knowledge of […]

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