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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Czechplease
Oh jeeeeeez.....I'm guessing you were that kid in...

Oh jeeeeeez.....I'm guessing you were that kid in school that always reminded the teacher when she forgot to give a homework assignment?

I'm not technically "asking" Kawasaki to give me a radiator...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,207
Posted By Czechplease
shhhhhhh.....you'll ruin the plan with that kind...

shhhhhhh.....you'll ruin the plan with that kind of talk.
If I pull this off, and Kawi sends me a radiator to keep a repeat customer....loyal, it'll be the greatest Klr owner austerity ploy EVER!...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,207
Posted By Czechplease
well that's just great.....make fun of the "slow"...

well that's just great.....make fun of the "slow" kid...

"ooooooh.....I'm better than you....I ride a Triumph"
pfffffft.......lousy European-bike elitist...."England out of Ireland NOW!" btw
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,207
Posted By Czechplease
ahhhh...reason speaks. I do not dispute your...

ahhhh...reason speaks. I do not dispute your assertion on this issue....but, I wanna be pissed. On top of that, I'm currently hoarding tins of herring that have become available at the discount...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,207
Posted By Czechplease
Believe me when I say that I pondered that very...

Believe me when I say that I pondered that very fact during my wind-free and joyless drives back and forth to work in my Jeep. However, I'm pretty sure I mentioned that I'm a Klr rider, right? You...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,207
Posted By Czechplease
OEM possibly also Chinese-made....definitely...

OEM possibly also Chinese-made....definitely "better made" than the e-Bay Chinese one. I too did the bracket tweaking and got it installed with only needing to leave out the radiator guard's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,207
Posted By Czechplease
Well first let's be honest, you don't truly want...

Well first let's be honest, you don't truly want to "try and understand this" as much as you want to express disdain for my reasoning and conclusion. Fair enough.

I'm not abandoning my current...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,207
Posted By Czechplease
Caution-Steam Valve

<!--><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> So, after years of owning Kawasaki’s (among other brands), I will likely make...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
Thanks....this is what I was looking for...a good...

Thanks....this is what I was looking for...a good report on a shop that's done work on bike stuff. I've used Mac's before and had good luck but that was on Jeep stuff. I'll head over there today...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
Does anyone here have a recommendation for a...

Does anyone here have a recommendation for a radiator shop they've used in the area for motorcycle radiator work? The Klr's is leaking and needs to have some work done. I'm hoping it's just a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
Whew.....air filter was completely clogged with...

Whew.....air filter was completely clogged with red pumice dust. It's sitting in the sun drying now so I should be rolling again in a few hours after it's oiled.

One of you FF's had mentioned...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
I killed the Klr.....:cry It's 12:29am...

I killed the Klr.....:cry

It's 12:29am Sunday and I just got in from spending Friday and Saturday riding all over the Pine Mtn. area. Had a blast and learned some new things from a buddy who's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12,200
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Posted By Czechplease
I don't have cable tv and I'm missing.....THE...

I don't have cable tv and I'm missing.....THE EVENT.....think there's any chance the folks at Quacker's would dial up the TT for the ADV table?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-30-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
Just rolled into the driveway at 1045pm. Did a...

Just rolled into the driveway at 1045pm. Did a tick over 500mi today. Saw some beautiful scenery and Hwy 101 wasn't all clogged with RV's. Rear end's too sore to even sit on the toilet. Can't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
What a lousy weather forecast. All this sunshine...

What a lousy weather forecast. All this sunshine and crappy perfect temps...oh well, guess me and my DR-ridin' buddy'll just have to leave this afternoon and ride up to Vernonia to pick up...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
har har friggen har....fair enough....but,...

har har friggen har....fair enough....but, uh....feel free to forget that little tidbit any time...mmmmkay? Besides, I hadn't yet entered skyisfalling-freakout mode yet on this noise. Didn't notice...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-19-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
I just pulled the calipers and put in new EBC...

I just pulled the calipers and put in new EBC pads when I made the switch.
When I got to the office this morning, I lifted the rear tire and spun it and no noise. I rode it around after it sat...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-19-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
no worries.... I'll post another noob question...

no worries....
I'll post another noob question though...
I replaced my rear brake pads Sat afternoon and then rode over to Florence and back that night. I didn't notice any noise but...I had ear...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-19-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
here's my unsolicited .02 about that..... ...

here's my unsolicited .02 about that.....
Anyone who would malign someone for seriously asking that question is an asshat. The person asking may have just purchased a first motorcycle...or is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2014, 09:58 AM
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Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
...ended up not leaving till 11.....hit some rain...

...ended up not leaving till 11.....hit some rain just before Florence...checked on my employees and saw lots of drunks...headed home after about 20mins and got slammed with what looked/felt like God...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2014, 08:07 PM
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Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
Nuh uh....I can do the math. It's just that...

Nuh uh....I can do the math. It's just that there was so much moss/sticks etc. down the center of the very bumply, 'paved' road before the gravel, that....I didn't notice any change in riding...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2014, 01:48 PM
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Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
at LEAST $134 million spent to date by Oregon...

at LEAST $134 million spent to date by Oregon (taxpayers) to get Cover Oregon up and runni.....er....uh......wait, how many folks have been enrolled....officially?
ZEEEEEE.....RO! The FBI is now...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
Thanks all for the health tips and concern...

Thanks all for the health tips and concern :raabia
A swell bunch of fella's you are to be sure!

I was sitting here looking at the schedule...not digging the necessity of my being here...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2014, 10:24 AM
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Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
West....I did the saltwater gargle thing last...

West....I did the saltwater gargle thing last night. I'll repeat tonight and bring some salt in with me tomorrow and hit that all during the day.

Tim....I'll try the tea tonight. I actually have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
Anyone got a non-perveted, serious home remedy...

Anyone got a non-perveted, serious home remedy for strep throat? The white pustules are multiplying rapidly, and the pain level is at the point I'd rather drool(more) than swallow. No fever...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Czechplease
Putting my list together for stuff I need/gotta...

Putting my list together for stuff I need/gotta do before that weekend. I picked up my ATV sticker yesterday and then found out I have to slog through an online test so I can carry a required...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
um.........

um.........
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Czechplease
that's what "container swapping" is for...

that's what "container swapping" is for :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Czechplease
yep....a buddy on his DR650 and me on my Klr will...

yep....a buddy on his DR650 and me on my Klr will be there. Our first ever "real" dual sport ride. I was told it wasn't a race, which is good cuz neither of us ride fast-ish offroad....yet. We're...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-30-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12,200
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Posted By Czechplease
Now that it's sunny and warm, and the "Adventure...

Now that it's sunny and warm, and the "Adventure Riders" will be out...the Klr will be happy to have other bikes in the Quacker's parking lot.....:wink:
(sorry...couldn't help myself)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
I wasted one of the thin metal L-brackets my...

I wasted one of the thin metal L-brackets my LED's are mounted on. Nothing heroic...whacked it on a gate....while pushing the Klr through. I'd like to replace them with aluminum. They're 1,1/8" x...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
I'm on my 2rd Gripster front and ready for my 4th...

I'm on my 2rd Gripster front and ready for my 4th Gripster rear for the Klr. They stick like glue on wet pavement, and I don't find my commute time into Eugene via the backroads in the pouring rain...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
You're right, it'd be better if the zipper was...

You're right, it'd be better if the zipper was longer, but....while it doesn't go the whole length of the pant leg, it does go up to about the knee on the ones I got, which is better'n any other rain...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
getting some 'practice' in for the June Lobos...

getting some 'practice' in for the June Lobos Fort Rock ride....

Loaded up in my friend's shop in Springfield and trailer'd 'em over the pass... ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
that's a whole lotta YUUUUUCCCCKKKKK right there...

that's a whole lotta YUUUUUCCCCKKKKK right there how 'bout it!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
exhaust valves outside spec range....tight ...

exhaust valves outside spec range....tight
timing chain tensioner ok
doohickey spring ok
weird chain noise still president, but the wrench said he's not concerned after looking around in there
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
First ride with the $10 tank bag I got from a...

First ride with the $10 tank bag I got from a swell fella....thanks again LWW! I don't think I'm gonna hang a pack on my back again.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
way to go...

way to go neeandru....kneeander....neeandur................(F it)...way to go caveman....
The nice lady comes up with a heartfelt post reminiscing about time spent/shared with you, and the fact that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-27-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
nope...I do that every oil change...I'm guessing...

nope...I do that every oil change...I'm guessing the tensioner spring broked.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-27-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12,200
Views: 666,321
Posted By Czechplease
well.....you FF's won't have ME to slow you...

well.....you FF's won't have ME to slow you down...
un-good whirring noise coming from the left side of the moeduhr :cry
(22,000mi in 2 years ain't bad for a first mechanical issue)

Look out for...
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