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Forum: OZ Vendors 10-12-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,067
Posted By darenb68
640a rear tanks

Matt, did you ever do both sides of the 640?
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
Richie, you cant get any engine bars for these...

Richie, you cant get any engine bars for these anymore, trust me Ive tried. Any website that tells you they can get the Hepco Becker bars will shortly thereafter tell you they cant because HB stopped...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
I always find it funny that KLRs are being...

I always find it funny that KLRs are being constantly bashed. I have an 08 that I bought new for $5k. Ive done 15k miles on her, about 10k of that off road; OBDR, Idaho and multiple dual sport...
Forum: Vendors 12-04-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 68,779
Posted By darenb68
Absolutely outstanding. Can you recap how it...

Absolutely outstanding. Can you recap how it works? Does it come in both right and left versions? Are the loops on the bottom designed for attaching gear?
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 42,630
Posted By darenb68
Great RR guys. Just a comment on the KLR. Despite...

Great RR guys. Just a comment on the KLR. Despite the extra weight, I have ridden my KLR on the OBDR and several other long routes with little hassle, because I keep the packing weight relatively...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
Thanks Gunnerbuck

Thanks Gunnerbuck
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
HT Panniers

Anybody had recent experience with ordering a hard bag setup specifically for the 640a?
Read a few threads on other bikes and it seems a 50/50 split on great vs crap. Hardly anyone sits in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
Where did you get the paniers, and why is your...

Where did you get the paniers, and why is your bike in the kitchen? Looks lovely!!!
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By darenb68
I actually never git the toolkit with my 06 that...

I actually never git the toolkit with my 06 that I got a few weeks ago, so just needed to add the 32mm to my existing toolkit.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
Just ordered a pair

Just ordered a pair
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
I kinda like those, and no teeth so they wont...

I kinda like those, and no teeth so they wont chew the crap out of the nut.
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By darenb68
I might do that squish. The motion pro levers are...

I might do that squish. The motion pro levers are aluminum and that freaks me out, not to mention they are $37 a pop.
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By darenb68
Yeah saw that, but I've got the irons and was...

Yeah saw that, but I've got the irons and was hoping for the combo wrench but it probably doesn't exist. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
32mm/27mm combo wrench

Anyone aware of such a thing for my 06?
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By darenb68
32mm/27mm Combo wrench

Anyone aware of such a thing (for my 06 640 adventure)
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 158,813
Posted By darenb68
Tears

I usually start crying when I go to this site.

http://www.fctrott.co.uk/trailbikes/
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,189
Posted By darenb68
Regarding price, I just paid $6500 for a 2006...

Regarding price, I just paid $6500 for a 2006 adventure with 5500 miles and a few accessories (Akro exhaust etc), so if you are looking at a 99, even with low miles, I wouldnt imagine paying over...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,465
Posted By darenb68
Well I guess the factory have stopped producing...

Well I guess the factory have stopped producing these. As far as I know that means there are no crash bars available for this bike right.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By darenb68
I appreciate that, thanks. Im actually from Rugby...

I appreciate that, thanks. Im actually from Rugby originally, but have over in the US for some 20+ years. The 80s bikes, particularly Dakar inspired are amongst my favorites. Did you see the link I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
Yeah the Buell is very quirky. Vibrates like a...

Yeah the Buell is very quirky. Vibrates like a bastard until 2500 rpm then you are on a cloud (comparatively speaking of course). But for all that torque is does have quite a narrow power band. The...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By darenb68
I know there were single and twin headlamp...

I know there were single and twin headlamp variants. Just gotta make sure its 87 or older.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By darenb68
I dont know about the tubeless front wheel. I...

I dont know about the tubeless front wheel. I will take a look. The 25 year old thing basically means you dont need most of the paper work associated with newer bikes, ie all the DOT "legal in the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
You know I also have a Buell X1. The KTM skips...

You know I also have a Buell X1. The KTM skips along the driveway at idle. The Buell moves the driveway. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
Well thanks. My typical riding is 300 or so miles...

Well thanks. My typical riding is 300 or so miles of slab to get to 300 of dirt. I can give up a little on the dirt for an easier tarmac ride.:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By darenb68
Importing a bike from Europe

Thinking about buying a bike in the UK and shipping it over here.
I have got a company that can deliver from London to Portland Oregon for about $1500, and I have figured out that the bike needs to...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 68,779
Posted By darenb68
06 640 Adventure Bash plates

Matt, you still in business? sent you an email. Would love one of these things
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,930,946
Posted By darenb68
New 06 owner

Hi there, just got my 640 last week with 5500 miles on her. PO put on Akrapovic pipe and a rear Touratech rack. I have added the compulsory headlight guards and the Nuvi Touratech GPS mount. Other...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,465
Posted By darenb68
crash Bars

Well I just purchased a 2006 model, and due to my experience with my 08 KLR, the first thing I looked for was crash bars. I was amazed at the lack of accessory support for the bike , especially as...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,571
Posted By darenb68
Cheers!!

Cheers!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By darenb68
treknow

Id love to take credit for the routes but take a look at this site.

http://www.treknow.com/obcdr/
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,571
Posted By darenb68
Triumph 800 Tiger

Anybody know MSRP?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By darenb68
OBDR Video

Quick vid using conventional camcorder and GoPro mostly on my chest protector.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cb6k4QsILAY
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By darenb68
OBDR Video

My friend Chris and I logged about 450 miles off road going south from Walla Walla, intending to hit Lakeview, CA on the Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route. Unfortunately he injured his ankle outside...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By darenb68
Garmin 60C needing maps

I have purchased a well used 60C and am lookin for the best and most affordable topo map. Don't know much about it at this point. Any help much appreciated.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-03-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By darenb68
Problem solved

With the help of the fine folks at REI discovered that because the unit is older it hadn't been updated with new unit software since new, so was missing some of the vital Mac USB driver info.
Simply...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-02-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By darenb68
Mac won't recognize Garmin 60c

Just got a used 60c (the one without the memory card slot) and promptly downloaded all the relevant mac compatible software from the garmin website. Using a mini USB cable I thought the connection...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26,138
Views: 3,169,589
Posted By darenb68
Thank you Sir (Funny that your in the GB and I am...

Thank you Sir (Funny that your in the GB and I am British)
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26,138
Views: 3,169,589
Posted By darenb68
Lower Oil Drain plug (engine case not frame)

So what I thought would probably be the easiest part to attain seems to be the most illusive to me, hopefully its just my dealers. The Bolt thread seems to be a little dodgy on me recently purchased...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 26,138
Views: 3,169,589
Posted By darenb68
Good years?

folks, looking at a few 92/93 350s models for around the grand mark, which seems a good deal. Any years I should totally avoid? For some reason the "off road only" models look beefier and taller, but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,463
Posted By darenb68
Recycling tires in PDX

Im in beaverton actually. any ideas?
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