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Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By FrankF
2013 KLR vs NE 2014??

So...here is my dilemma

Been looking for a late model KLR to replace a V-Strom I sold.

Found a nicely outfitted 2013, 1k miles, Happy Trails panniers, skid plate, crash bars, KLR top box.
...
Forum: Regional forums 12-06-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,379
Posted By FrankF
DVDaze 2012?

Don't see anything about DVDaze in Death Valley for Feb 1012.

What's the haps???
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By FrankF
Need commuter bike recommendations

I need a commuter bike. Commute will be thru thick traffic, about 20 miles each way.

Looking for recommendations so I don't overlook a bike I haven't considered.

I'm 6-2 and 240 lbs, so its...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,752
Posted By FrankF
Well Done Dad

Way to go Dad. It is a sign of a good parent that makes the effort to bond with their kids not not just be their caretaker.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,390
Posted By FrankF
Thread

Thanks, Good Thread.

I'm luck that she is a good pillion. Don't even know she is there once under way.

Just got to be careful about inclines.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,390
Posted By FrankF
intercoms

Good advice.

Any suggestions on the Communication systems? I was thinking of one of the blue tooth ones w/o wires.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,390
Posted By FrankF
Riding 2 up

Gonna be doing a Fly and Ride into Montana in August and do Glacier and Yellowstone parks.

Taking a friend for the back seat, but not much experience with riding 2 up.

Looking for advice, tips,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-24-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,808
Posted By FrankF
Helmet earphone hookup

OK, ok, I'm a dunce when it comes to wiring. How do you tie in earplugs to the 2610? The cig end power plug has a speaker on it. How do I bypass this for ear plugs to use on the bike, but still keep...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By FrankF
Tech Day

Perfect. Will watch for the details. Looks like April 20th at A&S in Roseville.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By FrankF
Looking for a Tech day

Yo All,

I'm looking for a tech day somewhere in Nor California where I can bring my 1200GS and watch and be watched doing a valve adjustment and throttle body sync.

I've been to them on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 113,985
Posted By FrankF
Need a spot

Ok, inmates.

I need a spot for my tent.

Any one got space that I can buy??

Let me know.

Oh, and my drink of choice is Makers Mark, of which I will have a supply.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 23,551
Posted By FrankF
Tent Sites Open??

I checked on line and then called and spoke to a real person this morning. Sat 1/12

Seems no sites are available.?? Can't believe the place it totally filled up.

Let me know if anyone has space...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 113,985
Posted By FrankF
Share a spot??

OK you low lifes.

Anyone want to share a tent spot that they've got reserved??

I'm partial to spots 79 thru 90. Let me know. I'll pay for half the spot, or supply some fire water in exchange,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By FrankF
[QUOTE=Ironheadziggy76]I use Avon Venoms on my...

[QUOTE=Ironheadziggy76]I use Avon Venoms on my Road King. I tryed a set of 880's and I wasn't impressed with their performance in the rain. They also seemed to be very loud on concrete that has been...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,511
Posted By FrankF
OK, DNF means ???

OK, DNF means ???
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,511
Posted By FrankF
Ironbutts

What are you refering to? Did most of the BMW's break down??
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,162
Posted By FrankF
1200 R?

Wind protection?
Can a set of D/S tires fit?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,511
Posted By FrankF
Buying without warranty?

What thoughts does anyone have about buying a 1200 GS with 34K miles??

Warranty would only be there for another 2,000 miles. Is it worth the risk?
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,162
Posted By FrankF
Big mistake

Well, I made a big mistake.

I just bought a very nice 06 Dakar, thinking it would be nice to have a smaller, lighter GS type of bike. Boy, was I wrong. I had owned a 1150 GS a while ago.

The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By FrankF
So, does a 19" tire have the same footprint as a...

So, does a 19" tire have the same footprint as a 21"?? Are they the same width?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By FrankF
Clarification

I guess I should clarify my question.

I am thinking of getting a F650 and wondering about the difference between a GS with the 19" tire and the Dakar with the 21" tire.

Most of my riding will...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 19,127
Posted By FrankF
All my fault

Been on vacation. Just got back to see this thread, which I started, has gotten to 19 pages. Terrific.

Just like assholes, everyone has an opinion, some good, some smelly, but all worth reading.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By FrankF
21" vs 19" wheels

So, this inquiring mind, ( or what ever is left of it ) would like to know from those with more experience and knowledge, what are the trade offs between having a 19" front wheel vs a 21" wheel on a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 19,127
Posted By FrankF
Obviously your haven't spent any time with a...

Obviously your haven't spent any time with a group of AV Riders at a BMW function. Heehee.

Its one of those places where even if we're riding BMW's they don't want us there.

Its not the brand,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 19,127
Posted By FrankF
Just cause your older than dirt, and rich enough...

Just cause your older than dirt, and rich enough to afford a bike for all occasions, don't mean we can follow your example.

Some of us lowlife are limited to one or maybe two bikes. For me, life...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 19,127
Posted By FrankF
Guess that's my point. There are a good many...

Guess that's my point. There are a good many changes on the 08 KLR's but I see some of the same weaknesses that were there before, just wrapped in a different package.

But that is not all bad. My...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 19,127
Posted By FrankF
Nice job Hondo. There are some issues that look...

Nice job Hondo. There are some issues that look like what they had before.

1. Plastic engine guard. Yea right.
2. Useless handguards in a fall over. No support rod inside.
3. More fairing to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 19,127
Posted By FrankF
I'd say we now have two opionions from the...

I'd say we now have two opionions from the opposite sides of the arena.

Come out swinging at the sound of the bell.

Maybe some background might help. I've owned an 1150GS and an 05 KLR.

The...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 19,127
Posted By FrankF
A Dakar vs 08 KLR

OK Shriners.

I've narrowed down my selections for a DS to either a late model 650 Dakar with ABS or the new 08 KLR.

My needs are for a bike that is comfortable and compentent on the road with...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,082
Posted By FrankF
As usual, generalizations are hard to justify. I...

As usual, generalizations are hard to justify. I just sold my Uly. Bought it from Dan at Ukiah HD, CA. He owns a Buell, and knows about them, but its a different sell than selling a traditional HD. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,924
Posted By FrankF
Last Bike

Same thoughts crossing mind these daze having just turned 55.

To add to the mix, a DS is great but if you do a bit more road riding, there are a couple of things that would be great if they were...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 20,283
Posted By FrankF
Anyone find a fender bag?

When I got home and did the unpacking I found that my front Moose fender bag had dropped off somewhere.

It has a front tube for my KLR and a set of tire irons in it.

Anyone find such an...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-01-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,936
Posted By FrankF
Sure Mully. Site # 57 Frankf

Sure Mully. Site # 57

Frankf
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2006, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,868
Posted By FrankF
But if you notice, I'm the better looking one,...

But if you notice, I'm the better looking one, and have been around here longer.

Mom was wondering when the hell you'd pop out of there.
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,868
Posted By FrankF
No complaints here. I'm 6' -2" x 235 w/ 32"...

No complaints here. I'm 6' -2" x 235 w/ 32" inseam.

Added a bar riser and the 07 seat. No knee squeeze and can flat foot the floor.

Only recommendation would be if they could bring the bars...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By FrankF
Your on. I'll PM you so we can connect. ...

Your on.

I'll PM you so we can connect.

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By FrankF
Buell Uly TPS software

Anyone out there have the software to set your own throttle position sensor??

I'd like to know how difficult it was to set it up correctly.

Any chance someone in the Northern Calif area has it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2006, 08:35 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,936
Posted By FrankF
You guys are pitiful. MRE's and freeze dried...

You guys are pitiful.

MRE's and freeze dried meals??

I'm towing in this year so I can bring in enough firewood for a fire big enough to be seen from the space shuttle, and a weber for the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,815
Posted By FrankF
"NEWS FLASH.......Arizona DAM Riders banned from...

"NEWS FLASH.......Arizona DAM Riders banned from DV."

Hey, just caught this headline from the DV National Park web site.

Sorry guys, guess you'll have to stay somewhere else. Too bad, it will...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2006, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By FrankF
Book value on an 06 is $9800 w/o bags. Buy...

Book value on an 06 is $9800 w/o bags.

Buy it.
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