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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2013, 10:35 PM
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Posted By Hawk900dc
Ouch

Get well soon, that sucks but at least the bikes still rideable.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2013, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Hawk900dc
Hmm

Any suggestions for the heater?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 616,719
Posted By Hawk900dc
Colder weather

Quick questions here, are grip heaters worth putting into the klr650? Never used them before.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,957
Posted By Hawk900dc
No cruiser mentions? I do like the vstrom and I...

No cruiser mentions? I do like the vstrom and I came close to buying one instead of my klr very close in fact. A little afraid if I get another adventure style like the vstrom then ill never want to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13,790
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Posted By Hawk900dc
You could probably do route 9 too

You could probably do route 9 too
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 616,719
Posted By Hawk900dc
I usually take one to 95, or 1 to 2 to 100 then...

I usually take one to 95, or 1 to 2 to 100 then jump on 202 On my way to pa
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 616,719
Posted By Hawk900dc
Stumbled upon the redesigned vstrom 1000 fr...

Stumbled upon the redesigned vstrom 1000 fr 2014... Wow
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,957
Posted By Hawk900dc
Wow, didn't expect this many vstrom 650...

Wow, didn't expect this many vstrom 650 recognitions. I figured it might be to close to a small-mid weight bike like my klr.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,957
Posted By Hawk900dc
Quite the collection, you like the storm 650 most?

Quite the collection, you like the storm 650 most?
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,957
Posted By Hawk900dc
Good next bike after my klr650

Riding my klr650 all over creation and loving it. I do however, want a bike that's more highway touring oriented but no boats. Leaning toward maybe a midsize adventure bike or a cruiser what's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 616,719
Posted By Hawk900dc
A good ride, it's nice to see what my klr650 can...

A good ride, it's nice to see what my klr650 can do beside putter down route 1. Def have some more love for my machine.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-07-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 616,719
Posted By Hawk900dc
Did the canal today with my dad and his dr650...

Did the canal today with my dad and his dr650 found some sand got stuck 5 feet into it turned around. Not so good. Dropped once on a steep hill and had some fun. Ill shoot for tomorrow morning no...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13,790
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Posted By Hawk900dc
Seems everyone prefers Sunday early

Seems everyone prefers Sunday early
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 616,719
Posted By Hawk900dc
Aaand,

Might be doing the canal this weekend, maybe.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 616,719
Posted By Hawk900dc
Can we ride on Delaware Beaches?

Quick question here, Can we ride our bikes on any of the beaches in Delaware? perhaps a long stretch of sand or beach somewhere that I can test my KLR on?
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
Update 1500 miles.

alright, figured id add another review here now that I've had plenty of time on the KLR650. Still happy with the KLR vs. the DR.

Pro's,
Easy to Push out of the garage and roll
Happy with the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
another update

Another update here, Still loving my KLR650, I still consider it an upgrade from the DR650 for a do everything road worthy commuter bike, its amazing how much the fairing, seat and windscreen help....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 616,719
Posted By Hawk900dc
I love this riding weather, 50% chance of rain...

I love this riding weather, 50% chance of rain all day everyday with maybe thunderstorms or no thunderstorms.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
Update

Alright, finally hit 500 miles and took it on the interstate 65mph zone and everyone goes 75-80. I rocked a solid 70mph in much more comfort than the dr. The odd thing with klr vibes is that they...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 616,719
Posted By Hawk900dc
My klr is still shiny and new with 400 miles on...

My klr is still shiny and new with 400 miles on it not quite ready to watch it take a fall, but ill still ride the canal without issue and get muddy.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-20-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 616,719
Posted By Hawk900dc
New Rider Here,

Hello Gents,

Just recently bought myself a 12 KLR650 (my first bike). Been riding my fathers DR650 for the past year. Just curious, what kind of riding and places are my fellow Delawarians...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
Alright nearing 500 mile mark with my new 12 klr....

Alright nearing 500 mile mark with my new 12 klr. I still enjoy it great for around town and cruising at 50mph. Great around twisty roads my only qualms at this point are the low geared 5 speed...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
Bassplay, you didnt want the new KLR?

Bassplay, you didnt want the new KLR?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
Ahh the Vstrom650, I do like the new 2012 model....

Ahh the Vstrom650, I do like the new 2012 model. Put alot of thought into it and even came close to wanting that as my first bike instead of a KLR. I came back to loving the DR650 so much because it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
Some interesting convo's here, Does make me...

Some interesting convo's here, Does make me wonder why there isnt any kind of advanced single cylinder KLR650 with F.I., seems like if they made one boosted the price and added more advanced tech to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,231
Posted By Hawk900dc
Nice!, I just did the opposite transition from a...

Nice!, I just did the opposite transition from a 2007 DR650 to a 2012 KLR650 (I notice alot of the same commenters here lol, good information). The DR650 was certainly capable of staying up to speed...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
still loving it, anyone else notice the 2012...

still loving it, anyone else notice the 2012 models have blacked out engines parts? I just think the bike as a whole looks very nice, maybe sexy even. I keep opening the garage door to check it out,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
Many Thanks!, Still in the break in period for...

Many Thanks!, Still in the break in period for now (not supposed to go over 4k RPM which is about 60 MPH) but i dont mind the shocks or the seat so far. Seat is a huge upgrade from the DR650 and on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
SOOOO....I bought a 2012 KLR 650

After much weight, I rolled out to a dealer in PA and bought a 2012 leftover for $6,000.00. Tried to go lower and even mentioned my military service (75th Ranger Regiment) but couldnt go lower. Ive...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
Funny you say that, The bike is a 2007 DR650 it...

Funny you say that, The bike is a 2007 DR650 it was left inside a shed in MD and unused for a year, gas leaked into the fuel and a mouse somehow entered the air filter, chewed it up and made a nest....
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
Update,

I appreciate all the feedback, Ill try to be more descriptive here for why im looking at a KLR650. I like the DR650 but I want something a little more roadworthy. I dont mind the single cylinder...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
thoughts,

the DR is fun just around town, the only things that irk me are the torque,iness (power delivery) at times when shifting and the vibrations when on the highway. I did upgrade the seat and thats a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,034
Posted By Hawk900dc
Upgrade from dr650 to klr650?

I've been riding a dr650 for the past year, I learned how to ride on the thing. I mostly ride around town and take 45 minute trips at 60 to 65 mph to visit family the dr isn't so much fun to me on...
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