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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:49 AM
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Posted By 1994klr250
I'm going to end up building a rack system out of...

I'm going to end up building a rack system out of 3/4 OD steel tube to hold my wolfman bags. I don't have a tubing bender at the moment, but the plan is still in the works. Too many projects and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11,906
Views: 2,567,974
Posted By 1994klr250
Thanks jules for the quick reply!

Thanks jules for the quick reply!
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11,906
Views: 2,567,974
Posted By 1994klr250
Greasing bearings

I'm planning on tearing into my 06 klx to do some maintenance this winter. I bought some marine waterproof grease the other day since I want to grease the bearings on the bike. I plan on doing the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 274,244
Posted By 1994klr250
I don't have any other pictures of the one I...

I don't have any other pictures of the one I made. I just made one similar to this one:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=538235

It's just a piece of tube with a steel rod in the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11,906
Views: 2,567,974
Posted By 1994klr250
Yes the acerbis tank will fit the 2009+ models. ...

Yes the acerbis tank will fit the 2009+ models. There is slight body lines that don't match. More info on the tank on these models here:
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 274,244
Posted By 1994klr250
Good to hear you are enjoying the little klr. ...

Good to hear you are enjoying the little klr. I've owned mine for 7 1/2 years and it currently has just over 46,000 miles. The front fender bag is a nice little place to store a spare tube or any...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 274,244
Posted By 1994klr250
Nice looking KLR! This was last year when we had...

Nice looking KLR! This was last year when we had a brutal winter and a lot of snow.

http://i524.photobucket.com/albums/cc327/1982fordf100/Bike%20Pictures/IMAG0961_zpsa3bb2247.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,853
Posted By 1994klr250
Dang, I can't believe this old ride report got...

Dang, I can't believe this old ride report got dug up!



Yes I do still have the klr250. It currently has just over 46,000 miles.



Most of those 780 miles on the last day where not...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 274,244
Posted By 1994klr250
Any local auto parts store will have 1/4" ID...

Any local auto parts store will have 1/4" ID rubber fuel hose. That's what I used with a clear in line fuel filter.
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 178,428
Posted By 1994klr250
I had to comment on this ride even though you did...

I had to comment on this ride even though you did it so long ago already. It was a great story and an awesome ride report! I wish I would of found this RR before I went to Alaska in 2012. It's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11,906
Views: 2,567,974
Posted By 1994klr250
Well I went ahead and ordered the parts for the...

Well I went ahead and ordered the parts for the cable conversion for the klx. I have a klr250 and since I'm familiar with that set up I ordered the parts to go with that style cable. The klx and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11,906
Views: 2,567,974
Posted By 1994klr250
Yep it's like the klr650 under the left handle...

Yep it's like the klr650 under the left handle bar controls. I'm going to move it up and to the aft side of the bars when I do the conversion. I was just looking at the choke lever on my klr250 and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11,906
Views: 2,567,974
Posted By 1994klr250
Earthscape, thanks for the write up. I plan on...

Earthscape, thanks for the write up. I plan on going to the cable setup as well. I think I'm going to try going with the same style that is on my klr250. I believe it is very similar to that of a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,166
Posted By 1994klr250
Nice looking dr. What year is it? I also added...

Nice looking dr. What year is it? I also added a kick starter on my klx when I did the 351 big bore kit. It's an extra piece of insurance if you kill the battery. Are you planning on adding a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
I think next time I will try to include video in...

I think next time I will try to include video in the RR. I've done it in the past, but I usually don't edit video just because I'm not very technical when it comes to doing that kind of thing. Dan...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
Glad you enjoyed it Mike. We got lucky with the...

Glad you enjoyed it Mike. We got lucky with the colors in some areas. I think a fall ride might be in order again for next year, Fred.



There is always more to see and to do in the UP. I've...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,884
Posted By 1994klr250
It seems doing the Circle tour is quite popular...

It seems doing the Circle tour is quite popular this year. My friend Dan and myself looped the lake this past fall and had a great time. I just finished my report as well even though we did the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
The last day on the road for us would be October...

The last day on the road for us would be October 8th. We awoke to wet motorcycles after the passing storms during the night. At least is wasn't raining now. We loaded up the bikes and made our way...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11,906
Views: 2,567,974
Posted By 1994klr250
I put a pro taper SE cr high aluminum handle bar...

I put a pro taper SE cr high aluminum handle bar on my 06klx. I'm not sure how close the bend is, but the stock cables reached just fine. The wall thickness on these bars is around 5mm so they are...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
We had to make a stop and see Santa in Christmas...

We had to make a stop and see Santa in Christmas the following morning.

http://i524.photobucket.com/albums/cc327/1982fordf100/October%202014/IMG_6600_zpsc8147982.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
Yea, you sure can't predict what the weather will...

Yea, you sure can't predict what the weather will do during that time of the year. I really didn't expect to see snow either, but at least it wasn't on the roads.
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 55,813
Posted By 1994klr250
If larryboy is in on this one, I'm definitely in!...

If larryboy is in on this one, I'm definitely in! I've been giving the TAT some serious consideration. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
We got a late start the next morning as we...

We got a late start the next morning as we probably didn't get to sleep until 1 am the night before. We took advantage of the "boot dryer" at the Casino :evil

...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
Thanks, I feel like I have nothing on your ride...

Thanks, I feel like I have nothing on your ride reports. You have some of the best ones from the UP I have seen on here. :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
We hiked the trail back to the bikes some of it...

We hiked the trail back to the bikes some of it was quite a work out. I'm just glad it wasn't stairs.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
Glad you are enjoying it. We didn't ride up to...

Glad you are enjoying it. We didn't ride up to Eli MN. I've never thought about going down that sand dune because I know the torture of getting back to the top. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
The plan for the rest of the ride was just to...

The plan for the rest of the ride was just to enjoy and explore as much of the UP as we could, we had about 4 days left to cover the 600 or so miles home. So we weren't in a hurry. We headed north...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
I'll send you the gps track if you want. Our...

I'll send you the gps track if you want. Our route on the way up was basically turning down any dirt road we saw and staying on a northwest direction. We didn't plan on any of it and we really...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
I was up early the next morning eager to get the...

I was up early the next morning eager to get the day started and glad it wasn't raining. If there is one thing I really don't like its waking up in the morning to the rain coming down on my tent and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
Thanks, my favorite road of the trip was...

Thanks, my favorite road of the trip was definitely that dirt road in Canada. The colors in person where so bright it was unreal.
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,425
Posted By 1994klr250
Traveling on a 250 sure puts the world in a...

Traveling on a 250 sure puts the world in a different perspective. It almost forces you off the interstate and to explore little towns of America. If you get a Dr350 for your next bike I don't...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
Back to the main road which is 17 in Canada we...

Back to the main road which is 17 in Canada we continue as the weather began to unleash more rain upon us. When there was something interesting we would make the effort to stop even though it was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
It's a worthwhile trip. I had been wanting to do...

It's a worthwhile trip. I had been wanting to do this particular ride for quite sometime. What kind of bikes are you thinking about taking?
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
On day two we are greeted with what would become...

On day two we are greeted with what would become 2 days of rain which promptly started about 30 minutes after getting on the bikes.

We stop at a gas station just north of Pellston so Dan can try...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
I'm not sure who the legend is, I'm just a troll...

I'm not sure who the legend is, I'm just a troll living under the bridge.



We do encounter some rain which last too long. More to come later tonight.
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,896
Posted By 1994klr250
Two trolls make a loop of the big lake they call gitche gumee

So as the title indicates we are going to loop the big lake they call gitche gumee. We are both trolls since we live under the bridge. Here's our gps track from the route.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8,291
Views: 2,323,676
Posted By 1994klr250
That's a nice looking setup on the NX. What side...

That's a nice looking setup on the NX. What side bags are those on the back? Also are they waterproof? Any chance of a ride report from the trip? Thanks, Fred.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By 1994klr250
Paul, it was great meeting you and I can't thank...

Paul, it was great meeting you and I can't thank you enough for the engine and parts! If your ever passing through my neck of the woods feel free to stop by say hi.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By 1994klr250
I can comfortably ride in 30 degree weather on my...

I can comfortably ride in 30 degree weather on my 800gs when I have my gerbings heated jacket plugged in. Do you have a heated jacket/ liner? I wear mine under my riding jacket and I'm good to go...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By 1994klr250
When I bought my gs in 2009 dealer wanted me to...

When I bought my gs in 2009 dealer wanted me to bring the bike back for the 600 mile service. I never did, I changed the oil myself. The only time the bike has been to the dealer was for items...
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