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Forum: Regional forums 08-25-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,934
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Must have been Mike from Berkeley. Hope he got...

Must have been Mike from Berkeley. Hope he got home OK though...
Forum: Regional forums 08-24-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,934
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I assume you got your front tire back on since...

I assume you got your front tire back on since you got home. Did the patch hold OK?
Forum: Regional forums 08-23-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,934
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I had a terrific time! Byways' directions in a...

I had a terrific time! Byways' directions in a previous post were printed out, and got myself and two Canadian riders, C.J. and Ken, to the lighthouse. We became fast friends on that ride, and the...
Forum: Regional forums 08-18-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,934
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Less than an hour and I'm off to take the long...

Less than an hour and I'm off to take the long easy way to the Grange. Ride safe everybody. Michael
Forum: Regional forums 08-16-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,934
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I bought your California coastal byways book for...

I bought your California coastal byways book for this trip and your Sierra Byways book fora Nevada trip. Very well written... thanks
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,248
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Just gorgeous. I can't wait until I go in...

Just gorgeous. I can't wait until I go in November!
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,828
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Outstanding ride report! I'm tracking you.

Outstanding ride report! I'm tracking you.
Forum: Regional forums 07-26-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,934
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I was in Eureka Thursday through Sunday for an...

I was in Eureka Thursday through Sunday for an FJR1300 rally. One of the self-directed rides a buddy and I took was to black sands beach. Here are a couple pictures to whet the appetite. I can't wait...
Forum: Regional forums 06-22-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,934
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Just got back from a 700 mile, two day ride....

Just got back from a 700 mile, two day ride. Thanks for the responses. Byway, gorgeous picture; thank you for the directions and I will try to make it. :yum

I signed up for the full meal...
Forum: Regional forums 06-20-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,934
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Horizons Unlimited Meet in August -- Lost Coast, CA

Anybody planning on going to this Horizon’s Unlimited gathering on the California Lost Coast on August 19-22?

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/meetings/California2010.php

Sounds like fun with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 12,020
Views: 649,836
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
My bad. I'll work on that. I'm in Roseburg, but...

My bad. I'll work on that. I'm in Roseburg, but want to find new places to tide. North of here is fine.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12,020
Views: 649,836
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I finally have a day off Sunday the 6th. I have a...

I finally have a day off Sunday the 6th. I have a couple feelers out to see if somebody wants to ride a bit. I have an '09 KLR, so single track isn't likely. But I'm up for new-to-me roads or trails....
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 78,503
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
That link at newenough listed the largest size at...

That link at newenough listed the largest size at 42-44, so I'm interested where you found size 55 waist.

I am no longer at 54 inches, but the only thing I ever found in that size range was...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,248
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Have you seen this guy's work? Great stuff done...

Have you seen this guy's work? Great stuff done fast. I have no financial or personal interest, just sharing.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=487221
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 78,503
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I decided to bite the bullet and return the...

I decided to bite the bullet and return the Alpinestars for the cost of shipping and bought a pair of the Gaerne GX-1 based on Gaerne's email to me saying they should fit, and your recommendation.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 78,503
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I saw your post, and I had previously written to...

I saw your post, and I had previously written to Gaerne and was going to buy on their recommendation. But then I saw the Tech3 boots for less than $200 shipped and took a chance. No way to extend the...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 78,503
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I bought a pair of Tech3 Alpinestar boots. They...

I bought a pair of Tech3 Alpinestar boots. They fit great except for the calves. I can't even buckle them. The velcro adheres but the buckles are short. Does anyone know of extra-long buckles or...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,248
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Those last two video clips are awesome! Can't...

Those last two video clips are awesome! Can't wait until I go with the FJR group (on dual-sports) in November... great writeup!
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,248
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I love the tag-team writeups. Great adventures...

I love the tag-team writeups. Great adventures and wonderful pictures. thanks! :clap :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,248
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
i'm tracking ya'!:D

i'm tracking ya'!:D
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 152,046
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Thank You. I have always dreamed of visiting...

Thank You. I have always dreamed of visiting Australia. You make me want to redouble my efforts! Great ride reports. Wish I knew what you were talking about most of the time, but I get the general...
Forum: Americas 02-06-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,443
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
My understanding is not so much the GPS or map...

My understanding is not so much the GPS or map routes are the issue, but the lack of quality on some of the back country logging roads from the coast to I-5, especially. They can get rough, blocked...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,443
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Hi Harley, I haven't gotten far aside from...

Hi Harley,

I haven't gotten far aside from buying some farkles for the KLR and learning how to get some Forest Service Maps. I also own an FJR1300 and have been planning some rallys in Eureka, CA...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 314,147
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I would be extremely interested in several...

I would be extremely interested in several projects if you have waterproof or at least highly water-resistent material for Happy Trails NERF bars on my KLR, Ortlieb type soft bags and a bag for my...
Forum: Americas 01-17-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,443
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Just a bump to see if anybody has anything to add...

Just a bump to see if anybody has anything to add re: Using a West to East route. Anybody have waypoints to share or other information on how maps worked out? I'm only going to do the Oregon section...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,515
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Gorgeous pictures. Thank you for sharing your...

Gorgeous pictures. Thank you for sharing your adventure. It's on my bucket list now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,420
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Depends on your goals and how much sightseeing...

Depends on your goals and how much sightseeing you want to do. There are IBA guys that go coast-to-coast in 50 hours. Others take a sabatical for months and never travel the same road twice. Best...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12,020
Views: 649,836
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I just found this thread. I'm a bit south of you...

I just found this thread. I'm a bit south of you in Douglas County, but will join a ride sometime if that's OK. I'm on-call this weekend so it is not possible. I enjoy the pics, ride reports and...
Forum: Vendors 12-31-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 314,147
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
My tool tubes came in the mail today. Gorgeous...

My tool tubes came in the mail today. Gorgeous work. First class. Thank you much!

Happy New year all.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-31-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 51,797
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Thanks :thumb

Thanks
:thumb
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 314,147
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Now that looks like a great idea. I might have to...

Now that looks like a great idea. I might have to make another order. I hate looking at this thread because I keep getting ideas on how to spend money. :eek1

corrado113 thanks for the great...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-28-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 51,797
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Is there an official signup procedure, or just...

Is there an official signup procedure, or just make reservations at the campground on our own? A noobe is interested...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3,768
Views: 590,725
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
There was a group buy going on (risers if memory...

There was a group buy going on (risers if memory serves) and MCL swooped in and tried to undercut the group buy, set up with another company and a long-time fjrforum member. Then he continued to show...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I'd probably look at a HID setup as a preference.

I'd probably look at a HID setup as a preference.
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 95,061
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Repeat PM sent. Thanks.

Repeat PM sent. Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 12-17-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 95,061
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
PM sent Brian, hope you are still making these.

PM sent Brian, hope you are still making these.
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,503
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Minimal in my experience, and it all but...

Minimal in my experience, and it all but disappeared with a quality suspension upgrade. She rides on rails at twice the posted limit...:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,503
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
My inseam is 32 inches. Thirty thousand comfy...

My inseam is 32 inches. Thirty thousand comfy miles on my FJR '06A

A solid performer with many aftermarket farkles available. Personally, I am a little sorry I got the new revised GENII FJR in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8,519
Views: 1,723,152
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
I saw an FJR1300 once where the owner had gotten...

I saw an FJR1300 once where the owner had gotten his hands on a small BMW roudel, removed the small round Yamaha tuning fork emblem off the fairing nose and glued the beemer emblem on there. He did...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By ShinyPartsUp
Looking for 2009 KLR650 alternative radiator guard

I would like to swap out the plastic radiator fin guard on the 2009 KLR650. I haven't seen any aftermarket aluminum replacements. I'm already running HT NERF bars. But a rock would go right through...
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