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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,592
Posted By Grendel
Personally, I love these. One great thing I've...

Personally, I love these. One great thing I've found with the TKCS is that they go off very predictably. You'll feel the rear loosen up and slide very gently. Nothing abrupt. Give'em some time. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15,500
Views: 2,380,872
Posted By Grendel
Hah! Good catch. Kawasaki / Suzuki ..... :D ...

Hah! Good catch. Kawasaki / Suzuki ..... :D


I just got back to him today.... thanks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15,500
Views: 2,380,872
Posted By Grendel
2004 KLR 9k miles.

SOLD. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9,921
Views: 2,035,816
Posted By Grendel
"Doesn't that get hot?" Full gear, sun and...

"Doesn't that get hot?"

Full gear, sun and 100+ degrees.

:rolleyes
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15,500
Views: 2,380,872
Posted By Grendel
For Sale: 2004 KLR

I have a 2004 KLR 650 for sale. 9120 miles, and it is in excellent shape.

The bike has a few cosmetic scratches and dings, but nothing significant.

It has never been laid down.

I get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,209
Posted By Grendel
Yeah. Ride in the rain. A lot. So many riders...

Yeah. Ride in the rain. A lot. So many riders avoid riding when it's wet, and that's the absolute wrong thing to do. Get experience with it. Understand it. I guarantee you will be surprised at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,071
Posted By Grendel
On a long enough time line, it is a near...

On a long enough time line, it is a near certainty. ...and it doesn't necessarily have anything to do with rider ability, mentality, etc...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,643
Posted By Grendel
Awesome ride....and report. :clap :bow ...

Awesome ride....and report. :clap

:bow

:eek2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,424
Posted By Grendel
2004 KLR 50-55 mph. @5000' - 9000' (this...

2004 KLR 50-55 mph. @5000' - 9000'

(this figure includes a 3000' elevation change on my regular commute)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By Grendel
The 'danger' involved with motorcycling has...

The 'danger' involved with motorcycling has nothing to do with the type of motorcycle.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,761
Posted By Grendel
:fyyff Damn you! I can't even get out of my...

:fyyff

Damn you! I can't even get out of my driveway!

Nice pixs! Welcome to the asylum. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-13-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,471
Posted By Grendel
Congrats. It's never too late to start. Bring...

Congrats. It's never too late to start. Bring on the pixs!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,501
Posted By Grendel
As with almost everything....it DEPENDS. ...

As with almost everything....it DEPENDS.

Specifically, it depends on a the rider. In general, the same rider will perform better on the 'twisties' with a sport bike. Once you throw in different...
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 772,370
Posted By Grendel
Roger Are these the same size cases? The...

Roger

Are these the same size cases? The first is from your galley page. The second is from the KLR product page.

EDIT: It appears they are the same size....Examing other Pelican 1550 boxes...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,286
Posted By Grendel
Best jacket I've ever owned. One of the nice...

Best jacket I've ever owned. One of the nice features is the warmth/cooling ability. I live in the mountains of Colorado and ride down to the plains every day. While I need a heated vest in the...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,865
Posted By Grendel
The best jacket I've ever owned. No doubt. ...

The best jacket I've ever owned. No doubt. Besides the protection and performance, the *fit* of the jacket was outstanding. It was an easy sell.

I get the added bonus of riding a disgusting...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,782
Posted By Grendel
+1 I've used messenger bags for...

+1

I've used messenger bags for years....on both motorcycles and bicycles. One of the nice features is their stability at high speed. I highly recommend them.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,422
Posted By Grendel
Every commute, I ride a TKC shod KLR on a 16 mile...

Every commute, I ride a TKC shod KLR on a 16 mile canyon that has 40+ turns and has a 3000' elevation gain/loss. They are outstanding (for a knobbie). They are solid and have a nice, progressive,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,163
Posted By Grendel
PM Sent. Thanks for setting this up Charla. ...

PM Sent.

Thanks for setting this up Charla. Great idea!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,918
Posted By Grendel
A bit off topic...but.... My home turf. I...

A bit off topic...but....

My home turf. I drive this every day. The local cops (generally good guys) have said the State Patrol will increase patrols in the canyon. I, for one, welcome it...as...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Grendel
Thanks for the input all. Day 2 after...

Thanks for the input all. Day 2 after reconnecting everything, and so far so good. I'm beginning to suspect that I have a bad battery tender. The battery tenders is saying a battery is fully...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Grendel
Breezer: Thanks very much. I have it stripped...

Breezer: Thanks very much. I have it stripped down and I'm recharging the battery. I'll give your suggestion a go. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Grendel
Thanks for the reply, Stu. Nothing is hooked...

Thanks for the reply, Stu.

Nothing is hooked up to the electrical system (except for the battery tender attachements).

The key has been in the 'off' position for the last three days. I've...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,361
Posted By Grendel
OK...that's just odd. As my KLR's battery has...

OK...that's just odd. As my KLR's battery has just died (it's new and on a battery tender)...and I have NO idea where the drain is coming from.

:baldy

If my KLR has float trouble, I'm calling...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Grendel
KLR Electrical issue

Howdy folks....I'm having a strange issue with the battery/electrical system of my 2004 KLR (~7k miles).

A week ago I discovered my battery in my (up until then) perfectly functioning KLR had...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,933
Posted By Grendel
More and more this is sounding like a 'PC'...

More and more this is sounding like a 'PC' problem. Hmmmm. Of course the second to add DRM to almost any digital media, regardless of platform, you're screwed.
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,933
Posted By Grendel
I have a couple of iPods, a nano and a shuffle. ...

I have a couple of iPods, a nano and a shuffle. I have no problems managing music on any of them. I even shift from the OSX side to my Windows partition on a regular basis. Zero problems. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,885
Posted By Grendel
To get an idea of what a pelican looks like ona...

To get an idea of what a pelican looks like ona KLR, check out Caribou Cases...a guy in Boulder, CO makes them...you'll get an idea of what they look like. I think he's in the vendor's forum. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By Grendel
Spiral fracture by any chance?

Spiral fracture by any chance?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By Grendel
Give him our best....and hopes for a speedy...

Give him our best....and hopes for a speedy recovery!

He'll be back on his feet causing trouble before you know it! :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 19,120
Posted By Grendel
This one is EASY: Buy the bike that makes you...

This one is EASY: Buy the bike that makes you WANT to ride. ...screw the rest.... Every bike is a compromise in some way or another. Almost all can be made to fit what you want. In either...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,223
Posted By Grendel
:clap:clap:clap Yes...yes....yes! Awesome...

:clap:clap:clap
Yes...yes....yes! Awesome idea...beautiful area...plus it's fun to get to.


I don't know about the other two races. On the 30th, Nederland is having it's 4th of July fireworks...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,298
Posted By Grendel
Very slick. Nice looking bike. Is that a...

Very slick. Nice looking bike. Is that a wrapped header or something more exotic?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 35,552
Posted By Grendel
Sweet bunch of pics! Thanks for putting all of...

Sweet bunch of pics! Thanks for putting all of them together.

I am always awed watching exceptional riders. Really amazing stuff.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,743
Posted By Grendel
+1 :clap:clap:clap I've owned a ton of...

+1 :clap:clap:clap

I've owned a ton of camping stoves. The jet boil is the best bloody piece of camping equipment I own. It's simply a great product.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Grendel
Greetings. I live a bit north of you (and 2500'...

Greetings. I live a bit north of you (and 2500' higher) in Nederland and commute every day there isn't snow on my driveway on a KLR650.
Just a few quick responses....if you have more specific...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,474
Posted By Grendel
The loser now officially kicks ass! :clap ...

The loser now officially kicks ass! :clap

Nice tires.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By Grendel
A quick note: I have a BMW suit with interior...

A quick note: I have a BMW suit with interior liners. The one for the jacket is fine. It's easy to get on and off and since I live in Colorado, the exterior jacket (if it get saturated....which...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,064
Posted By Grendel
:clap:clap:clap Great ride report! ...

:clap:clap:clap

Great ride report! Fantastic stuff.

Nice looking bike too. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Grendel
Nice.... More bikes..more fun. :clap:clap

Nice.... More bikes..more fun. :clap:clap
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