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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,063
Posted By NDTransplant
Free milk crate if you sign up before Labor Day...

Free milk crate if you sign up before Labor Day...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-23-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By NDTransplant
Hotter'n the hubs of hell right now, frankly....

Hotter'n the hubs of hell right now, frankly. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 1,612,136
Posted By NDTransplant
Shouldn't require anything to special, Chad. Ace...

Shouldn't require anything to special, Chad. Ace Hardware, etc., should have something a little rubber washer that would work. You may have to re-tap the threads on the header pipe to get new bolts...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By NDTransplant
Thank you sir. You've got some quality pieces on...

Thank you sir. You've got some quality pieces on your DR- set up very nice.

Excellent report. 'Adventure' for sure!
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,401
Posted By NDTransplant
Gotta agree with RC. It's kind of series of...

Gotta agree with RC. It's kind of series of progressions. The KLR will seem much better on the road than your current 250- and even haul a passenger....but not like a V-Strom would.

Tiger 800 is...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,060
Posted By NDTransplant
Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By NDTransplant
Looks like quite an adventure! Nice photos. ...

Looks like quite an adventure! Nice photos.

Is that a medium or large Wolfman bag on the back of your DR?
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 1,612,136
Posted By NDTransplant
They're from TechSpec. You can order them...

They're from TechSpec. You can order them directly from their website, or some of their stuff is listed on Amazon. Some stuff is on Amazon and not on their website!
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 1,612,136
Posted By NDTransplant
I put this Seat Concepts cover on myself for way...

I put this Seat Concepts cover on myself for way less than $300.00...I think it was $195.00 for a 2-color seat.


...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By NDTransplant
Thanks, Dave. I read somewhere a guy was saying...

Thanks, Dave. I read somewhere a guy was saying he liked the Aerostitch tank panniers because they'd hold two bottles of wine each. Heh heh

I'd agree, BigDog- Wolfman's seem like a better 'fit'...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By NDTransplant
The Aerostitch's do look like they'd hold more...

The Aerostitch's do look like they'd hold more than the Wolfman's. I have yet to pull the trigger on a particular brand/model.

Will let you know what I end up with.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8,540
Views: 2,098,697
Posted By NDTransplant
Wow that was a nice find on that '05 KLR,...

Wow that was a nice find on that '05 KLR, theycallmetrinity.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By NDTransplant
Very nice! I grew up in ND; have a brother that...

Very nice! I grew up in ND; have a brother that lives in Rapid City, SD. Seen lots of familiar areas in your photos.

Watch out for the oil trucks!!!
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By NDTransplant
That was kind of what I was thinking as well- ...

That was kind of what I was thinking as well- redistribute some of the weight towards the front. I guess with both, one would have the best and worst of both worlds! :lol3

Installing on a KLR,...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By NDTransplant
Tank Bags vs Tank Panniers

Even though they are generally very convenient, I've never been a big fan of tank bags. Doing the CDT in late August, and was considering maybe tank panniers...they would hold more stuff (generally...
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By NDTransplant
Rented a 990 from these folks a couple years...

Rented a 990 from these folks a couple years back- super nice folks to deal with! Good luck with new store.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-28-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,575
Posted By NDTransplant
Wow- looks like a couple of nice Hawks...:clap

Wow- looks like a couple of nice Hawks...:clap
Forum: Vendors 06-28-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,149
Posted By NDTransplant
Shipped quick, looks like a quality piece of...

Shipped quick, looks like a quality piece of gear. Anxious to try it out. And thank goodness it'll hold longneck bottles...:lol3

Thanks, MotoCafe. Stellar service/customer support!

...
Forum: Vendors 06-28-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,728
Posted By NDTransplant
Step 1 in ordering from HappyTrails = Have no...

Step 1 in ordering from HappyTrails = Have no specific deadline for when you need the parts...:lol3

Been frustrated with their ordering/shipping process a number of times as well.
Forum: Vendors 06-28-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 264,894
Posted By NDTransplant
Some guys like the beaded seat covers...a...

Some guys like the beaded seat covers...a sheepskin pad is another alternative you might try.
Forum: Vendors 06-28-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 264,894
Posted By NDTransplant
Super-satisfied with SeatConcepts. Quick replies...

Super-satisfied with SeatConcepts. Quick replies to emails- shipping was just when they said it would be, even with custom-color order.

Here's a cover I installed on my KLR.



...
Forum: Vendors 06-22-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,067
Posted By NDTransplant
The only place I've been able to find any...

The only place I've been able to find any discount was through Aerostitch---IF you're a new customer and creating an account. That wasn't me, so no discount.

Just can't bring myself to spend...
Forum: Vendors 06-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 75,231
Posted By NDTransplant
I ordered some stuff for a KLR several months...

I ordered some stuff for a KLR several months ago...not a good experience customer-service wise at all. Several week delays and zero communication.

Couldn't figure out why because when I ordered...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-22-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,303
Posted By NDTransplant
Buffeting can be a frustrating, time-consuming,...

Buffeting can be a frustrating, time-consuming, expensive, trial & error endeavor...or trying to eliminate it, I should say.

Lots of guys are happy with the MadStad, and I think he has a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,837
Posted By NDTransplant
Nice work! Looks like you done your good deed...

Nice work! Looks like you done your good deed for the day! :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5,236
Views: 296,001
Posted By NDTransplant
OK now that was just completely uncalled...

OK now that was just completely uncalled for....:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,261
Posted By NDTransplant
How's your experience been with the World Edge...

How's your experience been with the World Edge shock? I know it's available, but I don't hear many riders discuss it in comparison to the super-spendy Elka 4-way.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-25-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 157,339
Posted By NDTransplant
http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/...

http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/Old%20Highway%2080/20140524_120426_zpsgqskpy9i.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-25-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,235
Views: 605,741
Posted By NDTransplant
http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/...

http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/Old%20Highway%2080/20140524_120337_zpsxpgfeu8n.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-25-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 171,048
Posted By NDTransplant
http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/...

http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/Old%20Highway%2080/20140524_121911_zps7ajo7qkq.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By NDTransplant
Owned a Versys, now have a V-Strom 650. Versys...

Owned a Versys, now have a V-Strom 650. Versys for steady diet of 2-up riding would not be my choice. V-Strom's motor is much smoother, in my opinion.

The triple in the Triumph Tiger even...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9,306
Views: 3,689,854
Posted By NDTransplant
http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/...

http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/Old%20Highway%2080/20140524_111230_zps8soe7bci.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-27-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,383,036
Posted By NDTransplant
When all else fails ask ADV.... I created a...

When all else fails ask ADV....

I created a route in BaseCamp by creating a starting waypoint and ending waypoint, and letting BaseCamp chose the roads to connect the points. Then I drug things...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 277,156
Posted By NDTransplant
Test rode one of these at AZ BikeWeek awhile...

Test rode one of these at AZ BikeWeek awhile back, as well as a couple years ago. Really nice bike, but sure some crazy insurance rates. :cry

It seems like the transmission ratios are really...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-24-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,510
Posted By NDTransplant
[CENTER]http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/b...

[CENTER]http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/Old%20Ripsey%20Mine%2001-18-14/20140118_145927_zps34018a8f.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-22-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 31,662
Posted By NDTransplant
Wow- a Kawasaki thread! :clap A bit sobering...

Wow- a Kawasaki thread! :clap A bit sobering perhaps when I review the number of Kawasaki's I've owned in the last five years...:eek1
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 135,519
Posted By NDTransplant
http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/...

http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/KDXontrailer.jpg (http://s715.photobucket.com/user/billz410/media/KDXontrailer.jpg.html)

Like-new KDX I bought a few years back.

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 107,325
Posted By NDTransplant
http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/...

http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/DSCN5206.jpg (http://s715.photobucket.com/user/billz410/media/DSCN5206.jpg.html)
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,669
Posted By NDTransplant
Not sure if you were serious or not...:lol3 ...

Not sure if you were serious or not...:lol3

But yes, Rekluse did make a Z-Start Pro for the KLR. It fit up to the 2011 models. There was a change somewhere in the clutch on 2012+ KLR's where the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,649
Posted By NDTransplant
http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/...

http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/billz410/DSCN5049.jpg (http://s715.photobucket.com/user/billz410/media/DSCN5049.jpg.html)

2008 Nomad 1600 I owned for awhile...
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