I've been thinking about a highway bike that will do well on dirt too. I have no personal experience with them, but I have been doing a little reading and I'm in a sharing mood
post #2 "I bought it [KLR] and then I lowered my TW200 for my wife to ride. But I found that I didn't enjoy riding it at the slower pace that she likes on the TW. So I bought another TW200 for me, and I think that's great. Much more comfortable riding with similar gearing and power."
post 15 is a must read