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Originally posted by markjenn
The KLR is a great adventure/exploration bike for gnarly pavement, gravel, forest service roads, and fire roads, but it is simply a lousy dirt/single-track bike, even if you throw $1K of mods at it.

- Mark
I agree with that. I threw my KLR 350 into a berm once and it just fell over. Too top heavy. I actually don't like any bike in the dirt weighing more than about 250 lbs, but I suppose one "could" work if the weight was very low. Even the R11S works on a fire road or gravel - the main limitation is the tires.
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