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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Wannabee
I've done that on bikes before , and it lasted...

I've done that on bikes before , and it lasted for a long time . Dirt works it way in sometimes...ride on

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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
DR200... it's basically the MMA star of Adventure...

DR200... it's basically the MMA star of Adventure riding.[/QUOTE]

I heard Chuck Norris rides one

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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11,313
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Posted By Wannabee
Impressive AJay..impressive . I will concede to...

Impressive AJay..impressive . I will concede to your orange KLR , I ain't messing with no DR200s

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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
AJay112...Black is faster ..period . The absence...

AJay112...Black is faster ..period . The absence of light makes it much lighter ..This faster . It's science , can't argue with science right ?

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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
I own a 2012 (black , faster cause its stealthy )...

I own a 2012 (black , faster cause its stealthy ) and just recently did the Doo-Hickey at 10,000 miles +/- . The actual Doo-Hickey was fine , the spring was stretched beyond its usefulness . I would...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
+1 on the exhaust , the stock exhaust is...

+1 on the exhaust , the stock exhaust is notorious for "tweeting" and an exhaust leak can sound similar . If it isn't replicable with the engine off ..I would start looking there

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Forum: Trip Planning 04-11-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,980
Posted By Wannabee
Great advise everyone ...I was in the garage...

Great advise everyone ...I was in the garage earlier trying to figure out how to carry beer on the KLR. No panniers , DrySpec bags and a tankbag, I'll have to work all that out before I hit the road...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
A day not on the KLR is depressing , I have owned...

A day not on the KLR is depressing , I have owned several different bikes of different genres and the KLR is by far the favorite

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Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11,313
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Posted By Wannabee
Look at the rear suspension..even if your not...

Look at the rear suspension..even if your not mechanically inclined you will notice there is a problem. Sounds like the spring seat is gone ,missing , AWOL..etc .

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2014, 05:29 AM
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Views: 20,392
Posted By Wannabee
Broncii...I've been there , it's worth the price...

Broncii...I've been there , it's worth the price of admission to see Mother Nature at work

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Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11,313
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Posted By Wannabee
You answered your own question ...my .02 ...

You answered your own question ...my .02

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Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
Nature of the beast ..check the oil like you...

Nature of the beast ..check the oil like you should anyway and you'll be good

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Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Wannabee
The wife got me a gift card for Cycle Gear...

The wife got me a gift card for Cycle Gear (Pittsburgh) , I went shopping ,and ended up buying the Typhoon series riding gear , and the helmet you have in this review . I will tell you , at first I...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-07-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,980
Posted By Wannabee
Sounds like the royal treatment ! I may have to...

Sounds like the royal treatment ! I may have to detour through there just to stay in a nice place for one night !

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Forum: Trip Planning 04-05-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,980
Posted By Wannabee
Not passing anyone off is the intention . As far...

Not passing anyone off is the intention . As far as expectations , anything above a rain filled ditch would be 5 star accommodations

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Forum: Face plant 04-02-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,825
Posted By Wannabee
Wow..sorry to hear this . I tend to be wary of...

Wow..sorry to hear this .
I tend to be wary of birds , I took a large turkey to the head a few years ago at about 40mph . Right in the eye port of my helmet resulting in me being separated from the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
Seems my vivid imagination is strong enough to...

Seems my vivid imagination is strong enough to convince others...it's like a superpower

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Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
Recently did the Doo-Hickey , is it my imagine...

Recently did the Doo-Hickey , is it my imagine imagination or is there a noticeable difference in the way it runs ? I can't see how it would , but she seems to run smoother . The spring was stretched...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-31-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,980
Posted By Wannabee
I am really looking forward to the trip and...

I am really looking forward to the trip and meeting a few inmates would be a plus . Just don't want to intrude by not giving enough notice . Wanna make a few friends not enemies...

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Forum: Trip Planning 03-30-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,980
Posted By Wannabee
Tent space etiquette

Question for those that are on the tent space list or have used it .
What is the proper etiquette for contacting the host ? I am planning a cross country trip across US RT50 and noticed there are a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
2012 KLR with 10,000 -/+ miles and finally the...

2012 KLR with 10,000 -/+ miles and finally the dreaded Doo-hickey is done...glad I didn't burst into flames (although the possibility still stands as I don't have a fork brace ) Ride on Brothers !
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Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
Someone abandon that in your garage ? sent...

Someone abandon that in your garage ?

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Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
That's me Sandlescout..childless and two good...

That's me Sandlescout..childless and two good incomes means plenty of money for KLR fun and travel . I don't have a milk rate either , my Twisted Throttle Dryspec bags aren't real fancy though .
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
JEEZUS ! You must be on Lifestyles of the rich...

JEEZUS ! You must be on Lifestyles of the rich and famous ...A Kardashian maybe ?

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Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
One of those fancy lads that had a pelican case ?...

One of those fancy lads that had a pelican case ? Posh bastard...lol

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Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
A well known KLR symptom . I check it every ride...

A well known KLR symptom . I check it every ride , sorta part of the preflight inspection .
That single piston is working it's ass off to produce that monstrous horsepower , take care of it .
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 20,392
Posted By Wannabee
What is that wheel off of ? I can do some...

What is that wheel off of ? I can do some searching

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 20,392
Posted By Wannabee
I ride a KLR.. It's straightish from the...

I ride a KLR..
It's straightish from the factory lol
No rush , riding season is just starting anyway .
Pa is a pain about everything , but I figure I am not gonna be trucking down the highway...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 20,392
Posted By Wannabee
It's a 2012 . I could supply some pizza and cold...

It's a 2012 . I could supply some pizza and cold beverages , maybe hand you stuff ...lol
I would love to build one ! I guess you know where to get materials , I will save up some sheckles and if...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 20,392
Posted By Wannabee
That's awesome Jules ...wanna make another one ?...

That's awesome Jules ...wanna make another one ? Lol
I wish I had the equipment and know how , sadly I do not . Would be great to haul my gear and fishing rods around

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Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
I always ran Kenda 270 on my DR (I run Kenda 761...

I always ran Kenda 270 on my DR (I run Kenda 761 on my 2012 KLR , which I ride a lot of gravel as well ) The 270s always worked well and decent milage on /off road and a ton of gravel . Pretty...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 20,392
Posted By Wannabee
http://i1031.photobucket.com/albums/y376/bronciii/...

http://i1031.photobucket.com/albums/y376/bronciii/dualsport/9ADA37D8-75BB-4EFF-A5CB-5F73E4B22F7F.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
I like the looks of this , I wanna stand the...

I like the looks of this , I wanna stand the screen up to reduce the buffering on my helmet .
My question is this ....is there a void left under the inside where the stock screen once sat ? The...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
You won't regret the KLR (I have owned a DR as...

You won't regret the KLR (I have owned a DR as well) lol
I am 6'2" and 280 , not exactly small . A little tweaking of the suspension and ergonomics and so far it's been my favorite bike . I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
The Doo is being done today , and a valve check ....

The Doo is being done today , and a valve check . Preparing for my longest trip on a bike ...

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Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
Lol...good stuff I got to ride the last...

Lol...good stuff
I got to ride the last couple days , in the 40's , great weather to blow the dust off the KLR. Only issue is my bike is stored in a she'd in the back yard . The snow isn't gone...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
Them KLRs are the Ferrari of the motorcycle world...

Them KLRs are the Ferrari of the motorcycle world , I thought you knew that

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Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
Exactly Lost Viking , that combined with what...

Exactly Lost Viking , that combined with what sounds like a lot if inexperience can make for a tragic event . I ride with a short list of guys I know their riding skills , and that's it .

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Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
I owned a NX650 , loved it but to be honest it's...

I owned a NX650 , loved it but to be honest it's a XR650 with some plastic on it .I did all the above except two up on it and it was a great bike . The KLR is a better platform for what you want in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11,313
Views: 1,017,983
Posted By Wannabee
Thanks..The official site doesn't list...

Thanks..The official site doesn't list measurements. I like th looks of this case and the price (it is for a KLR ..lol)

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