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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2006, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By YardSale
Sorry, I got a little off topic. The Traxxion...

Sorry, I got a little off topic. The Traxxion stuff will not raise the bike. It replaces the stock, old tech damper rods with a custom valved cartridge kit.

You can raise the rear of the bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By YardSale
I've got Springs, 15w oil, and emulators. Not...

I've got Springs, 15w oil, and emulators. Not the greatest but better than stock. Traxxion makes a cartridge kit that would give you the best cartridge setup without the cost of swapping the whole...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2006, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By YardSale
I went with the Penske shock with 8mm more travel...

I went with the Penske shock with 8mm more travel (you can order whatever length you want). The Penske comes standard with another 12mm ride height adjustment. I like to dial in some ride height...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2006, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By YardSale
I'm in Santa Clara if you would like to give mine...

I'm in Santa Clara if you would like to give mine a try.
Kevin.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,290
Posted By YardSale
I haven't owned a F650 but I have a DL650 and a...

I haven't owned a F650 but I have a DL650 and a KLR650. I had a Tiger and loved it...silky smooth. The only problem (for me) was the weight.

I find the DL650 fits right in between. The Wee is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-17-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By YardSale
I followed the same instructions (lower oil...

I followed the same instructions (lower oil height and set proper sag) by Rich and noticed a huge difference. I think getting the sag in setup right goes a long way to smoothing things out. With...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2006, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By YardSale
I went for the Penske sport shock without...

I went for the Penske sport shock without reservoir so it was only $599. I was going to get the Wilbers but the ride height adjuster took away from shock travel (35mm of shock length needed,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By YardSale
Doc, I'm running 0.95's up front with 15w oil...

Doc,
I'm running 0.95's up front with 15w oil but it’s a bit stiff (springs). I've got 20mm free sag and 33mm w/rider and I want about 25mm/43mm but sort that out tomorrow and see how they feel. ...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,489
Posted By YardSale
Thumb In, Kev.

In,
Kev.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,331
Posted By YardSale
Here: http://www.cycle-center.com/map_hours.asp...

Here:
http://www.cycle-center.com/map_hours.asp

It was for a '01 and I picked it up in Fremont. If msrp is 5,200 I would think that would be a fair price including tax/title and everything. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,331
Posted By YardSale
I paid msrp out the door (5k) and I thought that...

I paid msrp out the door (5k) and I thought that was a fair price. I don't think you should have to pay more than msrp otd.

Kevin.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2003, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,923
Posted By YardSale
Re: Re: whoa their Tiger.

I bought my Tiger last year with 30k miles and just sold it with 39k. The previous owner got lucky as all the problems that happen on this bike happened to me. I still think it is a great bike but...
Forum: Face Plant 09-25-2003, 11:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,416
Posted By YardSale
Back off.

The plan was for JL, cRAsH and me to scout a section of the route for the Pacific Crest trail that R-dubb has been working on. We took off from my place Friday afternoon and we were all stoked for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2003, 01:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,600
Posted By YardSale
It looks like BMW is sticking with the no filler...

It looks like BMW is sticking with the no filler cap story. I'm not a GS guy but it looks like the filler cap is on the left side of the engine. Judging by the way it was parked you would've been...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2003, 02:23 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,279
Posted By YardSale
:rofl Get a Tiger and you to can tear the engine...

:rofl Get a Tiger and you to can tear the engine down to the crank to change a fucking sprag clutch which likes to take a dump rather often.:splat
There's Drama with every bike on the internet...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2003, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By YardSale
Re: carb mod...

I guess they would die on deep water crossings or in heavy rain. It seemed like a problem on the DSN_KLR list so I fixed her up before a big ride.


I just put a "T" in the carb breather line...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2003, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By YardSale
Re: Stripping Down

If you don't get a jumbo size bottle of loctite various bits will fall off on there own. The passenger pegs give you a chance to change positions on long rides so I'd leave 'em on. Why scrap the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2003, 07:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,607
Posted By YardSale
For the difference in price you could get a DRZ....

For the difference in price you could get a DRZ. :evil


Kevin.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2003, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By YardSale
Re: not yet, but will

This never worked for me (took forever with a dry line).

I fill it with a syringe from the bleeder. Might be worth a try if the other way doesn't work for yah.

Later,
Kevin.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2003, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,172
Posted By YardSale
6006's

Best 50/50 tire I've run...Still need to try the TKC80's though.

Later,
Kevin.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-20-2003, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,372
Posted By YardSale
It was a great ride. Juan is a very nice...

It was a great ride. Juan is a very nice machine. It took me about an hour to get a feel for the GS and by the end of the day I felt very comfortable on it. Very forgiving, predictable easy to...
Forum: Regional Forums 03-11-2003, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,278
Posted By YardSale
My rental car on a hill climb...She didn't do so...

My rental car on a hill climb...She didn't do so hot.
Forum: Regional Forums 02-17-2003, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,278
Posted By YardSale
Re: RIDING NM

The sunsets were enough!

Now if I can get the transfer:confused

Thanks for all the info guys,
Kevin.
Forum: Regional Forums 02-15-2003, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,278
Posted By YardSale
You got it.

You got it.
Forum: Regional Forums 02-14-2003, 11:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,278
Posted By YardSale
:lol1 The deadly but fun commute.

:lol1

The deadly but fun commute.
Forum: Regional Forums 02-14-2003, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,278
Posted By YardSale
Nope. Rio Rancho is were I would work. A...

Nope.


Rio Rancho is were I would work. A 10 mile commute wouldn't kill me. What I was impressed with was how easy it was to get away from it all.

Thanks,
Kevin
Forum: Regional Forums 02-14-2003, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,278
Posted By YardSale
New Mexico??

So I've got three weeks in Rio Rancho to get the feel for New Mexico. So far it seems like a pretty cool place to be if you like skiing and riding. Cost of living seems reasonable.


I'm...
Forum: Face Plant 01-28-2003, 06:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,692
Posted By YardSale
Well said BillCat :thumb Trevor, Good to...

Well said BillCat :thumb

Trevor,
Good to hear you are okay.

I had a little get-off last Saturday morning. Low-side at about 30mph, no major damage to rider or bike(ATGATT). The kicker...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2003, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By YardSale
Bentspoke, You can pick one up from...

Bentspoke,
You can pick one up from dual-star for $32.
http://www.dual-star.com/index2/Brand/Kawasaki/2000_body_parts.htm


If you don't want a new one, mine is thrashed but whole. I'll be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2003, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,729
Posted By YardSale
Would you cut it out man. I have to at least...

Would you cut it out man. I have to at least wait until tax returns:cry

Mr. Cob,
If you do decide to take the DRZ please let us know how it works. After a quick ride this weekend it was...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2003, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By YardSale
I've seen a LC4 Adventure tank more than a few...

I've seen a LC4 Adventure tank more than a few dumps off road and was very suprised and impressed with how well it held up. The stuff they make the tanks is much stronger and more flexible than...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-18-2003, 08:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 684
Posted By YardSale
Holister.

CrAsH and I headed out to Holister hills Friday. The weather was perfect and we missed the weekend crowd. I was able to keep up with the DRZ most of the time I just had to watch out for the big...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-18-2003, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By YardSale
When I would talk about riding my "snowmachine"...

When I would talk about riding my "snowmachine" they thought I was riding a snow blower.:rofl

We called em' snowmachines but thats a mouthfull so sleds for short.

Nice photo HackyMoto!
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-18-2003, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By YardSale
Sleds are not clumsy vehicles. Different, yes,...

Sleds are not clumsy vehicles. Different, yes, clumsy, no. I grew up in Alaska and spent all of my free time on sleds. Big air is no problem and when you land in 5 feet of powder, who cares if...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-12-2003, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 796
Posted By YardSale
Clear Creek Yesterday.

Great ride.
It was very muddy:
http://yardsale.smugmug.com/photos/20646/20646-Medium.jpg

and very green:
http://yardsale.smugmug.com/photos/20659/20659-Medium.jpg

My camera settings...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-09-2003, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By YardSale
Great shots man. Brought back alot of memories. ...

Great shots man. Brought back alot of memories. I think we stopped for pictures in the same places.

Kevin.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-05-2003, 04:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,054
Posted By YardSale
Great shots! Thanks for sharing.:thumb

Great shots!
Thanks for sharing.:thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-02-2003, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By YardSale
Posted by Fish: All but one :evil ...

Posted by Fish:


All but one :evil

rgbman:


Not a problem. Glad you got a kick out of 'em.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-02-2003, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By YardSale
Solo again (hence the free time). How's...

Solo again (hence the free time).


How's the DRZ treating you?


Kevin.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-02-2003, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By YardSale
Made it out today.

Cruised around the Santa Cruz Mnts. today after being stuck at home with a dead battery yesterday. Hit Page Mill and Alpine drive for the first time. Pretty cool. It was a great day for a ride.
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