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Forum: Equipment 11-20-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,285
Posted By Da_Baum
Modification report on the front fender of the...

Modification report on the front fender of the KLR 650 video in this post.

In the video I lower the front fender for better hi-speed handling.

While it worked for that, and even for 500 miles...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-19-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,766
Posted By Da_Baum
I took the iPad2 out again on a 400 mile weekend...

I took the iPad2 out again on a 400 mile weekend ride. 25% was fire trails.

To me this is not a one solution fits all proposition.

Outside temp was 60f. IPad2 was in my tank bag map pocket....
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-14-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,268
Posted By Da_Baum
Atlanta's (illegal) ADV Goldmine

This link brings us to a magic spot in Atlanta for perfect 1/2 day rides.

Just outstanding for just about any type of practice riding you can think of....and....it is marked " no Trespassing"...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-31-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,766
Posted By Da_Baum
Actually, the 500 miles I rode used less than...

Actually, the 500 miles I rode used less than 10mb of the cheapest monthly 1GB plan from Verizon...25usd or so...

At that rate I'd have to ride, uh, 50,000 miles in a month before my plan resets. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,285
Posted By Da_Baum
Good point....I don't know how it will fair in...

Good point....I don't know how it will fair in the mud...but gravel, high brush and tree stumps are no problem at all.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By Da_Baum
Kr 650 head pipe and muffler combo

Add an Fmf power bomb and DG muffler to the 2007 Klr 650 with great results.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcRFcAGrH6c&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Easy install
Slightly more Horsepower....
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 569
Posted By Da_Baum
LED headlight addition

This is a great headlight mod on a Klr 650 that works better than my old HID.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUu5b7aUHOs&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By Da_Baum
Klr 650 brake light mod

This is a video of a safety mod that can save your life.

Rear brake strobe

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLz0-QGCqqY&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,285
Posted By Da_Baum
Klr 650 front fender drop

This is a simple mod that has helped with wind wobbles at high speed and had no negative impact on fire roads.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nh0aNNyaEOw&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-24-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,766
Posted By Da_Baum
IPad as GPS unit

Click and check it out.

Let me know your thoughts...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfsJF3HuDdM&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-24-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,766
Posted By Da_Baum
....and a short video if you like moving...

....and a short video if you like moving pictures...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfsJF3HuDdM&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-24-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,766
Posted By Da_Baum
iPad GPS is AWESOME

And a third view....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-24-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,766
Posted By Da_Baum
iPad GPS is AWESOME

Another view
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-24-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,766
Posted By Da_Baum
iPad GPS is AWESOME!

A quick report to all after testing my iPad on a 500 mile South Eastern USA ride this past weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains.


The Good:

I loaded a free app called WAZE onto my iPad....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-24-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,991
Posted By Da_Baum
Wicked iPad GPS is AWESOME

A quick report to all after testing my iPad on a 500 mile South Eastern USA ride this past weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains.


The Good:

I loaded a free app called WAZE onto my iPad....
Forum: Americas 06-16-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By Da_Baum
Places to Stay

Took a trip to the Bottom of the World about 10 years back and stayed at some great places.

Check out the blog below.

David

www.motorcycleforcharities.com
Forum: Americas 06-16-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By Da_Baum
Places to Stay

Took a trip to the Bottom of the World about 10 years back and stayed at some great places.

Check out the blog.

David
Forum: Americas 06-16-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 54,228
Posted By Da_Baum
Mexico Hotels

You can find some great places to stay from this blog...

www.motorcycleforcharities.com

Have a blast!
Forum: Americas 06-16-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 127,251
Posted By Da_Baum
Through South America

There might be something of value here.

www.motorcycleforcharities.com

Have fun.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,663
Posted By Da_Baum
Go with a KLR 650

I did that trip on a 1996 KLR 650 and I'd do it a again on that bike.

Now I have a R12GS and I COULD do ti on that ....but I'd be worrying about it.

The KLR has BILLIONS of parts suppliers...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,124
Posted By Da_Baum
Another Hella Micro DE Mounting Option

Here is a $15 dollar mounting solution.

Needed:
(From your favorite hardware store)
Aluminum.
Industrial Velcro.
4 black zip ties.

2 hours.
Forum: Face plant 08-28-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By Da_Baum
Yikes!

Nice one Thomas...for the lesson you learned it was a very small price to pay.

If you have a Mt. bike, we oughtta go out sometime and go over some dynamics of balance, gravity, velocity and do it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,518
Posted By Da_Baum
Solutions

I know exactly what you are talking about.

In 1997 I was hit by a car on my old bike and broke my left shoulder, arm and wrist in 12 pieces. It was on a Kawi KLR 650 with lots of vibration...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Da_Baum
Saturday July 14th Medium DS Ride in Georgia

I am new to these parts (but no rookie) and Jonesin' to get my R1200GS dirty on some medium Dual Sport rides.

Anyone up for a Saturday Ride?

I'd like to leave Atlanta early (8-ish) and be back...
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