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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6,810
Views: 282,170
Posted By BmoreBandit
Hope for a recovery. Someone just recently...

Hope for a recovery. Someone just recently mentioned him, that was the guy who brought Jay to Scott's place couple months back.
Tough accident.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By BmoreBandit
I will be excited if they actually take it...

I will be excited if they actually take it seriously and do more than prop a bike or two on the floor. Aprilia had a completely incompetent dealer on MD side already. If they actually invest a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By BmoreBandit
Solid reliable motor. Yes, the brakes felt wooden...

Solid reliable motor. Yes, the brakes felt wooden but they were plenty capable.
Just a great value bike in old tech. Classic big, somewhat lazy, UJM.
I sold mine 1G with 50k for more than you're...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8,049
Views: 1,308,850
Posted By BmoreBandit
New AT..whatever. Probably another Super Tenere,...

New AT..whatever. Probably another Super Tenere, overweight, upright road tourer. No, I did not read previous 600 pages of speculation here.
But I did grow up wanting the Elefant and AT close...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,266
Posted By BmoreBandit
Lots of replies but you did not, from what I see,...

Lots of replies but you did not, from what I see, answer this crucial question.
I really doubt you had to pop the head off to figure this one out. KLR cooling system is relatively straight forward.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-02-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By BmoreBandit
Yup, like just about any other situation aside of...

Yup, like just about any other situation aside of freeway going straight.

Nice ride on the little bike.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,159
Posted By BmoreBandit
Man, how did I miss your RR when it came out...

Man, how did I miss your RR when it came out first?!

Fantastic report, Scott. Thanks, I recognized some of the spots.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,096
Posted By BmoreBandit
Boy, are there some idiotic comments on this...

Boy, are there some idiotic comments on this thread...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,159
Posted By BmoreBandit
Hell, sounds like you've been there too long...

Hell, sounds like you've been there too long anyway!

Sounds like you're about have a proper trip for yourself planned out.

Righ on
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,159
Posted By BmoreBandit
Oh, man

you had me at "This is a true story and its so good im gonna tell it"!

please, do tell. i'd like to hear more, i like b.s.ing, too...
maybe i can get little inspiration next time i'm down...
Forum: Americas 12-20-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,252
Posted By BmoreBandit
Really?

dude, what sort of a question was that anyway? You have a Connie, a proper tourer..if you want to ride in the winter and cover distances at speed, get E gear.
End of story.

Yeah, I don't have...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,118
Posted By BmoreBandit
Oh, I'm with you there, it's just that you can...

Oh, I'm with you there, it's just that you can pick up a KLR for a quarter of what that EXC cost and, judging from where you went and mileage covered, you may have been more comfortable and better...
Forum: Americas 12-16-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,118
Posted By BmoreBandit
Who knew the thing would hold up so well..?! How...

Who knew the thing would hold up so well..?! How did you decide on EXC450 anyway? I mean, you knew there would be a ton of pavement, so why not go KLR route or something similar if you are not...
Forum: Americas 12-16-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,037
Posted By BmoreBandit
One thing that I have learned is not to go for...

One thing that I have learned is not to go for the camera much when in certain situations. More often than not, they did not find that amusing at all. Actually, after being held up for about 20min,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11,872
Views: 785,664
Posted By BmoreBandit
This thread hardly exists at all..I was surprised...

This thread hardly exists at all..I was surprised to see it on the regional page at all. As far as the whole site..well, there are like million members, so, you know...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11,872
Views: 785,664
Posted By BmoreBandit
Jim Rohn and MT, great combo. I thought JR was...

Jim Rohn and MT, great combo. I thought JR was in the business of changing people. If he realized he couldn't change anyone's habits, etc...I guess it was all empty talk?
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6,315
Views: 841,572
Posted By BmoreBandit
I am waiting on Cummins to put in that bad boy. ...

I am waiting on Cummins to put in that bad boy.

Those guys with tractor mufflers are total kooks. $70 for a muffler? That is not in the spirit of true KLR ownership (unless they make those...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6,315
Views: 841,572
Posted By BmoreBandit
Hey, what is with two of you guys owning...

Hey, what is with two of you guys owning Stelvio's and TR's?! What are the chances..maybe certain demographic.
So, my KLR is hardly a 'KLR' anymore but it does carry that reliability and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6,315
Views: 841,572
Posted By BmoreBandit
I wear my milk create with pride, Mr. Asshole. ...

I wear my milk create with pride, Mr. Asshole.
And I have never owned a better machine than a KLR. It is such a wonderful turd. Never had abused a machine that much either and had it still putt...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6,315
Views: 841,572
Posted By BmoreBandit
Terra test ride

Hello,

So after selling three thumpers in 40 days I have been considering picking up a 650 Husqvarna. Encouraged by Big Dog blog and good components I looked around for one. There are two within...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 38,364
Posted By BmoreBandit
I presume you mean the accident in NYC. Not to...

I presume you mean the accident in NYC. Not to excuse those guys behavior, but that driver was a straight idiot...and he did not get beaten, but one of those 'baboons' did end up in a wheelchair. ...
Forum: Americas 10-24-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28,519
Views: 2,485,683
Posted By BmoreBandit
Great advice..even though it comes from a guy who...

Great advice..even though it comes from a guy who himself cruises on a built up ADV990. Still, awesome advice. Just go. And, I would also say, don't take a bike than no one can work on or has seen...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,957
Posted By BmoreBandit
Interesting. I picked one up in the state I...

Interesting. I picked one up in the state I reside while going through a fed park, never showed. Actually, ranger told me it would not and he was right. The ticket was not that high, I wanna say...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 17,304
Posted By BmoreBandit
Nice video. Missed it this year but saw some...

Nice video.
Missed it this year but saw some friends go by at 1.26-1.28
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11,872
Views: 785,664
Posted By BmoreBandit
Oh, absolutely. Just shoot me a PM and I will...

Oh, absolutely. Just shoot me a PM and I will send you the info where and when. It's a good crowd and worth stopping by to check it out.
Most of those guys will be riding S500 this weekend, so if...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11,872
Views: 785,664
Posted By BmoreBandit
A new freshly rehabbed bar/restaurant in the...

A new freshly rehabbed bar/restaurant in the city. Easy ride through a growing neighborhood.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11,872
Views: 785,664
Posted By BmoreBandit
Broom factory on Boston st. PM me your info and...

Broom factory on Boston st. PM me your info and I'll send you an invite next time we are hanging out there.
Here is the website-

http://maossa.com/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11,872
Views: 785,664
Posted By BmoreBandit
Nah man, that's my other bike. Speaking of other...

Nah man, that's my other bike. Speaking of other bikes, I have sold three bikes in three weeks, so I feel quite accomplished!
The bike with stickers is not going anywhere.

Mike and Bucky have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11,872
Views: 785,664
Posted By BmoreBandit
There you go

Light was much better in your picture. Right in the heart of the west side. Nice park nearby but I wouldn't go digging around there too much.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 24,705
Posted By BmoreBandit
GL. Sounds just legit enough to take the bait...

GL. Sounds just legit enough to take the bait and see what happens.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26,719
Views: 4,855,926
Posted By BmoreBandit
Thanks for proving me wrong, fellas. I have a...

Thanks for proving me wrong, fellas.
I have a MCCT and the way I have been doing it (I think like 4 times now) is, I set the cams, count 15 arrow to arrow and then tighten by hand MCCT until I see...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26,719
Views: 4,855,926
Posted By BmoreBandit
Cam timing problems

So, this unlikely to get any feedback but I'll exercise my fingers regardless.

My DRZe overheated, melted the piston and that was that. I had the head pressure tested and rebuilt, new cyl and...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28,519
Views: 2,485,683
Posted By BmoreBandit
Thanks, Mike. Hands down the best fueling up...

Thanks, Mike. Hands down the best fueling up rundown when in a foreign place (most stuff there works just about anywhere). Good breakdown,
Forum: Americas 01-18-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,334
Posted By BmoreBandit
Oh, Canadians...

Oh, Canadians...
Forum: Americas 01-18-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28,519
Views: 2,485,683
Posted By BmoreBandit
George, you are being a party pooper. Have you...

George, you are being a party pooper. Have you not noticed the thread dynamic here? Here you are stating reasonable words of concern while pointing to the obvious (gringos on nice bikes,...
Forum: Face plant 01-10-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,844
Posted By BmoreBandit
Tuono

That's how you should repair that bike...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By BmoreBandit
KLR 685 knocking sound, where now?

Hey, first off hopefully this thread is not super redundant, but I was hoping someone out there had something similar going on and could help.

I have a '01 685 with 50k on it and doo done (though...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,521
Posted By BmoreBandit
Thanks for the replies, gentlemen. I...

Thanks for the replies, gentlemen.

I haven't looked into tightness of the balancer chain but I guess that could be next on my list. The knock isn't going away and I gotta do something.
It's hard...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16,786
Views: 1,930,521
Posted By BmoreBandit
Nocking sounds

Hey, I didn't feel like starting a new thread on anything KLR engine related but would like to collect some feedback if anyone experienced something similar.

I have a '01 685 with 50k on it and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 48,378
Views: 3,010,384
Posted By BmoreBandit
Wonderful photos and wonderful post, thanks for...

Wonderful photos and wonderful post, thanks for that, man. I just popped into this thread because I saw that last post was from someone with 'surfer' in the name, so I figured to check it out. Had...
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