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kawasaki KLR650 vs KTM 640 adv

Hi I am thinking in changing my bike.
I have a KLR650 and I am thinking in a second hand ktm 640 adv. what do you think? what are the problems in this bike (ktm640)

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The 640 is an awsome machine. Its in a class, all its own. I have an 07 with 27,000 miles on it and its running strong. The KLR is a great bike too. It will take you anywhere you want to go.

My only concern about buying a used bike are the modifications people make to the airbox, carb and exhaust. Unless they really know what their doing, you don't know what your getting.



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Hi Daryl

Thanks for your reply! Yes I think the KLR is the a very good bike, is reliable and is perfect for a trip! because is very simple!! but I fill is very soft when I go off road! so I am thinking in improve the suspesions front and rear (do you something good) or change her for a KTM 640 (second hand) cause is not in stock any more!! did you have traveled on that bike? had problems (CDI, FORK SEALS, anything?) I dont trust in the KTM 950/950 or dirt bikes but some people say that the 640adv is the best!!
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Hi Daryl

Thanks for your reply! Yes I think the KLR is the a very good bike, is reliable and is perfect for a trip! because is very simple!! but I fill is very soft when I go off road! so I am thinking in improve the suspesions front and rear (do you something good) or change her for a KTM 640 (second hand) cause is not in stock any more!! did you have traveled on that bike? had problems (CDI, FORK SEALS, anything?) I dont trust in the KTM 950/950 or dirt bikes but some people say that the 640adv is the best!!
I sent you a PM.

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