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post #1 of 2 Old 12-31-2010, 04:35 PM Thread Starter
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from KLR to used Wee?

Hello esteemed Wee-Strom riders.

I hope to trade up from my '04 KLR650 to a used Wee. My question is this: were the early years ('04-'06) still a great bike? Or do the upgrades from '07 onward make it worth forking out that much more for a newer machine?

I'd like to think I could trade the KLR (5k miles) for a Wee (up to 20k miles), plus a couple grand thrown into the deal. Unrealistic?

At least one thing's sure: I'll know how to farkle the Wee when the deal's done.

Thanks!

Ken

[SIZE="1"]'04 KLR650 owner, but Wee-Strom's smooth twin beckons...
first bike: '74 Suzuki GT550 triple[/SIZE]
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post #2 of 2 Old 12-31-2010, 06:11 PM
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I've owned an 05 and an 09. Unless you want ABS, the earlier models are just as good.

2005 DL650 (sold) | 2009 DL650A (sold) | 2008 Tiger 1050 ABS | 2012 WR250R | 2008 CRF100F
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