Kawasaki KLR 650 Dual sport 08 - $3000 (Northampton MA)


kawasaki klr 650

fuel: gas
odometer: 34000
title status: clean
transmission: manual

2008 Kawasaki KLR 650, 34,000 miles and counting. Bike is set up for adventure touring and it's been extensively modded to make it very capable of riding dirt roads all day long. Have access to the documentation to show over $5,000 invested. 2nd owner for two great years, bought from original owner since new.

Michelin T-63 knobbies: 2,000 miles, put on two years ago

Chain & Sprockets:
5,000 miles, last set lasted 11,000 miles

Adjusted at 13,000 miles, checked and in spec at 21,000 miles

- Front Forks: Ricor Intiminator valving, transforms the bike, eliminates fork dive from braking and bottoming out ($250)
- Rear Shock: Cogent Dynamics Moab Shock, makes washboard dirt surfaces much easier ($585)
- SW Motech Centerstand - makes chain maintenance and tire changes a breeze
- Happy Trails PD Nerf Bars, Engine Guard and Skid Plate ($300)
- SW Motech Quick Release Rear Luggage Racks ($240)
- Pelican 1550 Waterproof Cases ($230)
- AP-1 Centech Fuse Panel for Electrical Accessories ($40)
- Oxford Heated Grips (very hot) ($100)
- Eagle Mike Doohickey done at 13,000 miles
- Eagle Mike subframe bolt kit
- Kawasaki factory tail bag
- Manual fuel petcock from Eagle Mike
- touring windshield, several inches higher than stock, stock windshield installed
- RAM mount and wired for Garmin GPS, optional garmin zumo 350LM ($300)
- wired for Gerbing heated gear
- stainless steel front brake line, really firms up the braking
- Studebaker metal foot peg platforms (perfect for standing)
- Magnetic drain plug
- Barkbuster Handguards

The Bad:
Bike is one of the infamous oil burning 2008's. Rings were replaced with minor improvement. It uses about 50ml every 100 highway miles. It is dependent on rpms, above 5,000rpm is worse. I just bring oil with me on trips and watch the gauge now and then.

Previous owner had taken this bike all over the northeast and as far south as North Carolina. It's ready for an around the world trip tomorrow. It's never let him or me down. Most of my trips were commute and single day camping. I have moved to a new apartment without garaging and don't want to see this beautiful machine spend the winter out in the cold... or pay for/find garaging again.

I have a bunch of stock parts for it as well as several good tires. Also including factory shop manual.

$3,000 firm, priced to sell to a good home.
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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