2009 Kawasaki KLR650

2009 Kawasaki KLR650
MSRP $5,599

Whether your path takes you through urban chaos, mountain serenity or desert enchantment, the Kawasaki KLR650 motorcycle is the platform world travelers have chosen for over 21 years. With its legendary reliability, long distance fuel efficiency, usable performance and startlingly low price tag, the Kawasaki KLR650 is simply a smart choice for todays rider.

Engine TypeFour-stroke, DOHC, four-valve single
Engine Displacement651cc
Bore Stroke100.0 x 83.0mm
Compression Ratio9.8:1
Fuel SystemKeihin CVK40 Carburator
IgnitionFully transistorized
Starting SystemNA
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail28 degrees, 4.4 in.
Seat Height35.0 in.
Wheelbase58.3 in.
Front Suspension41mm telescopic fork / 7.9 in.
Rear SuspensionUNI-TRAK single-shock system, 5-way preload and stepless rebound damping, 7.3in.travel
Front BrakeSingle 280mm petal-type disc, two-piston caliper
Rear Brakesingle 240mm disc, single-piston caliper
Front Tire90/90-21
Rear Tire130/80-17
Fuel Capacity6.1 gal.
Dry Weight432 lbs.

Dr. Frazier's Globe Killer KLR650 Part 7

Dr. Frazier’s Globe Killer KLR650 Part 7

Dr. Frazier provides an update on his 2009 Kawasaki KLR650 as it reaches the 45,000 mile mark.

Touratech Kawasaki KLR650

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Touratech equipped a 2015 KLR650 with everything they could to make it a better adventure machine.