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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-27-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,772
Posted By mrfix
I told him I'm staying for the whole show this...

I told him I'm staying for the whole show this year, rain or shine, if he wants to leave early he's on his own.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-07-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,772
Posted By mrfix
Not yet but I'm working on it.

Not yet but I'm working on it.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-05-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,772
Posted By mrfix
in arrive Wed 17th, meat, ride in. Mrfix

in
arrive Wed 17th, meat, ride in.
Mrfix
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-19-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 67,491
Posted By mrfix
Liz I'll be in for Saturday. Thanks ...

Liz

I'll be in for Saturday.

Thanks
Pete
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-18-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 67,491
Posted By mrfix
Liz I miss read, I thought you were going...

Liz

I miss read, I thought you were going on Saturday, I won't be rolling in till Friday night. Sorry, if you're going out again on Saturday I'm in.

Pete
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-18-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 67,491
Posted By mrfix
Hi Liz Sounds like what I'm looking for,...

Hi Liz

Sounds like what I'm looking for, I'll be at the shack at 8:00.

Pete
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-04-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 67,491
Posted By mrfix
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-04-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 67,491
Posted By mrfix
first timer here, what to pack for food, are eats...

first timer here, what to pack for food, are eats local or do we cook at the campsite? I'm ok with anything, just want to know so I don't go hungry.
Mrfix
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-26-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 67,491
Posted By mrfix
in- cromag

i'm in with my neighbor Bill we eat meat, will arrive Friday afternoon and will be riding in looking for a place to set tents. I have been watching this ralley for a number of years and feel it's...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By mrfix
This is my puzzleing story, I bought the KLR new...

This is my puzzleing story, I bought the KLR new and used spectro dino for the first 6000 miles with no consumption at all. As anal as this may sound, I measure what I take out, and measure what I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By mrfix
original tires 3000 miles, Metzler tourance,...

original tires 3000 miles, Metzler tourance, 12615 miles and still 25% there.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,677
Posted By mrfix
I use the kawi one, all the benifits stated above...

I use the kawi one, all the benifits stated above and there isn't a lot of room up front for anything larger
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By mrfix
I carried a 100 pound 29 series boat battery for...

I carried a 100 pound 29 series boat battery for over 150 miles without a problem, not the brightest thing to do but it all adds to the adventure.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By mrfix
You don't need to remove the chain guide or the ...

You don't need to remove the chain guide or the bolts to change valve shims, just remove the cam chain tensioner center bolt, then the tensioner. Remove the cam caps and rock the cams to the left...
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 98,443
Posted By mrfix
That's the down side, It won't be delivered till...

That's the down side, It won't be delivered till October 1st. The up side is after spending the weekend with it I feel it's worth the wait.
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 98,443
Posted By mrfix
I went out to San Diego for the unveiling, I rode...

I went out to San Diego for the unveiling, I rode it more than most because I brought my own gear and stood by the ride tent in the rain. I will say that after owning 42 bikes, it's by far the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,553
Posted By mrfix
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s123/mrfix4130/...

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s123/mrfix4130/021320071326442222.jpg http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s123/mrfix4130/70x70spyder.jpg
I can't wait till it comes in.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By mrfix
You can buy a set back rack from happy trails...

You can buy a set back rack from happy trails that puts the case 3" back, works great.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 85,045
Posted By mrfix
No smoke and mirrors here, it's the real deal,...

No smoke and mirrors here, it's the real deal, fix it ASAP, the original part is junk.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By mrfix
Been there, done that, the Harley thing, you will...

Been there, done that, the Harley thing, you will enjoy the hell out of the KLR, it's the most fun bike I've ever owned and the only one I've ever kept, I've had 43 of them. Have fun
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By mrfix
Don't waste your hard earned money, why in the...

Don't waste your hard earned money, why in the hell would you buy an extended warrenty on a bike that never ever breaks. Just buy the bike and ride the shit out of it after you replace the doo and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By mrfix
I run tourances front and rear, I have the 130...

I run tourances front and rear, I have the 130 rear and there isn't much room between the pipe and the tire. I would stick to the 130.
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 98,443
Posted By mrfix
The spyder is the coolest thing I've ever ridden,...

The spyder is the coolest thing I've ever ridden, when I first saw it, I thought something like that would never be for me. I threw a leg over it and it really felt like a motorcycle, the only thing...
Forum: Hacks 03-02-2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 98,443
Posted By mrfix
I put a deposit on one of the first run, It's...

I put a deposit on one of the first run, It's slotted for October 07 delivery. After riding one in San Diego I just can't get the thing out of my mind so I guess I'll just put one in the fleet. I'm...
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 98,443
Posted By mrfix
abs, vss (vehicle stability control, traction...

abs, vss (vehicle stability control, traction control, and anti theft is all standard equipment. Options are back rest for passenger, 3 different height windshields, driving lights, many different...
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 98,443
Posted By mrfix
I'm here in San Diego at the Can-Am spyder...

I'm here in San Diego at the Can-Am spyder unveiling, it's the coolest bike I've ever ridden. The 990 rotax is smooth a produces gobs of torque. I've gone to the tech seminars and rode the bike, it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By mrfix
I heard the clatter during start up when the bike...

I heard the clatter during start up when the bike had 11,000 miles on it, I changed the oil to Amsoil synthetic at about 11,500 miles and never heard it again, I now have just over 15,000 miles on it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,068
Posted By mrfix
none in 15,000 miles, I double nutted and...

none in 15,000 miles, I double nutted and loctited before I ever started the engine.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,681
Posted By mrfix
I second the tourance

I second the tourance
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-27-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,827
Posted By mrfix
Hey Captain, I'm from Palmer, there are a couple...

Hey Captain, I'm from Palmer, there are a couple of us here that meet up once in a while and do some putting, everyone is welcome.
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,582
Posted By mrfix
I did the light sub frame bolt upgrade, a...

I did the light sub frame bolt upgrade, a progressive 420 rear shock set with 2.5" of sag (rider only), progressive front springs with 2.5" spacers, givi e45 top case with happy trails set back rack...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 13,128
Posted By mrfix
Go Man GO, Get as far from this god forsaken...

Go Man GO, Get as far from this god forsaken place as fast as you can, get out as fast as you can. Think about it, riding 12 months of the year without studded tires, working on your bike without...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,059
Posted By mrfix
I have the Sidi on road sympatex, don't let the...

I have the Sidi on road sympatex, don't let the name fool you I wear them around town, down the road and off road, they're 5 years old, look rough, don't leak a drop of water and are warm in the...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,370
Posted By mrfix
Over the years I've had then all, Snap-on is the...

Over the years I've had then all, Snap-on is the only wrench that hold it's accuracy year after year. They cost a bunch but you wrench on a daily basis, it's the only way to go. I have an old uncle...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,068
Posted By mrfix
If you go through western Mass on the way to rt...

If you go through western Mass on the way to rt 100, make sure you hit rt 7 to Lanesboro and go up and over Mt. Greylock, the views are about as good as it gets till you get to the white mountain...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,342
Posted By mrfix
Black

Black
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,196
Posted By mrfix
The super sport longs from parts unlmited work...

The super sport longs from parts unlmited work well, ya can't read number plates at 55 but ya can tell if the police are behind you. I just plain don't care what's back there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By mrfix
I have 15,000 on an 05.

I have 15,000 on an 05.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,495
Posted By mrfix
I guess ya bought the wrong bike, Big bore...

I guess ya bought the wrong bike, Big bore thumpers shake and there isn't much you can do about it except sit back and enjoy it. You can spend a bunch of money trying to smooth it out but in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,898
Posted By mrfix
Count me in, I'm good with the camping, post a...

Count me in, I'm good with the camping, post a date in the spring and we'll be there.
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