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Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2006, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,011
Posted By Zane
good report. I've got an 01 klr with 33k and a 01...

good report. I've got an 01 klr with 33k and a 01 gs with 48K. I love them both but if I could only have one it would be the klr.

I've done a few things, bypassed all the safty switches, cut out...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Zane
good luck, I have an 01 with 48k, never had a...

good luck, I have an 01 with 48k, never had a problem.

where do you live?


John
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 986
Posted By Zane
Sorry I don't have a picture, too cheap for...

Sorry I don't have a picture, too cheap for smugwum account.

I have an 01 gs, made mine out of 1" by 1" aluminum channel because thats what I had in the garage. Put it under the beak marked, then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,627
Posted By Zane
I told my mother, "Look how small it is, didn't...

I told my mother, "Look how small it is, didn't anunt Franny have a motorbike, and wasn't it blue?"

I told my friend Dave, " One hundred thrity horse and less than four hundred pounds, if I can't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By Zane
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,974
Posted By Zane
get a grip and a klr, that bike is so...

get a grip and a klr,

that bike is so cool.

John
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,813
Posted By Zane
school busses

school busses
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Zane
Take that body home to a secure garage, it's the...

Take that body home to a secure garage, it's the only way.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,627
Posted By Zane
Of course there is, make all motorcycles illegal....

Of course there is, make all motorcycles illegal.

Sorry for the smartass remark but please don't get the government involved. Personal responsibility is the issue here, if the government gets...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,292
Posted By Zane
what about the ecological impact of this kind of...

what about the ecological impact of this kind of shenanigans.

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Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,312
Posted By Zane
Talking five years 40k miles from now your spokes will...

five years 40k miles from now your spokes will look....ahh...the same, but you won't post about it. The klr will get you there and get you home, every time.

trust me I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 23,921
Posted By Zane
I have a klr with 31k, I have a gs with 42k. I...

I have a klr with 31k, I have a gs with 42k. I love them both but, if I could only have one bike it would be the klr.

What do you want in a motorbike? Get out on the road, get wind in your face,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2005, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By Zane
Thanks for the reply, this is good information. ...

Thanks for the reply, this is good information. I've got 28k on mine. I checked them at 4k, had to change two shims to get them out to max. I checked them last week and found both exhaust down to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By Zane
Sorry to be inquisitive but I've never heard of a...

Sorry to be inquisitive but I've never heard of a klr with valves so tight it wouldn't run.

How many miles? What symptoms before it wouldn't start?
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2005, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Zane
I agree, 250 for a valve check is excessive too....

I agree, 250 for a valve check is excessive too. You live too far from me but I'll bet someone close to you will walk you thru a valve adjust for a six pack. I have 29 k on mine and it's been rock...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2005, 05:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,085
Posted By Zane
Good choice, I've got 29k on mine and love more...

Good choice, I've got 29k on mine and love more now than when I bought it.

IMHO don't do anything to it, just ride it for a few thousand miles, as time goes by you will figure out what you need....
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2005, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By Zane
corbin

I vote for the corbin flat. I have a custom seat on the gs and it's nice but won't let you move around. The corbin is long and flat so you can move back and forth, good for dirt and street. It...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2005, 07:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,052
Posted By Zane
Talking spline lube

I've had a few so wtf.

I think this is bull. I bought a 01 gs with 8k miles back in 03. It had the hard downshift syndrome when I bought it. It now has 39k and shifts very well thank you.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,666
Posted By Zane
I"ll chime in here. I run 38 front 42 rear and...

I"ll chime in here. I run 38 front 42 rear and get 12k rear and 15k front, no cupping.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2005, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,801
Posted By Zane
I have a 01 gs with 37K. It's has always vibrated...

I have a 01 gs with 37K. It's has always vibrated at 4k then smooths out some above that. I did all the things mentioned about, no help.

I read somewhere I believe in vendor forum discussing the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By Zane
obviously it's running lean but they all do that....

obviously it's running lean but they all do that. I have an a-15 with 26k, when I replaced the plug it was white, I'm sure the rest of combustion chamber is the same. As long as it doesn't burn a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2005, 05:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,209
Posted By Zane
I know viscosity is sooooooo important why...

I know viscosity is sooooooo important why doesn't the government get involved. I mean if it's 20w-47.258967 and I think I'm getting 20w-50 heads need to roll. yeah right.

just keep oil in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2005, 05:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,935
Posted By Zane
ride it. It's a wondrful bike. If you're new to...

ride it. It's a wondrful bike. If you're new to motorcycles you won't hurt it nomatter what you do. After a few thousand miles you'll figure out what you need. Join in some dual sport rides, it's a...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2005, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,448
Posted By Zane
I agree with ach. I didn't like the klr at first...

I agree with ach. I didn't like the klr at first but it grows on you. I love the gs but if I could have only one bike it would be the klr.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2005, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,096
Posted By Zane
I've run tourances for 37k. Consistantly get 12k...

I've run tourances for 37k. Consistantly get 12k rear, 15k front. They do everything I want a tire to do on a gs. I run knobbies on the klr but it does a different job.

imho
john
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,568
Posted By Zane
mine did that. I bought it used in 03 with 8k...

mine did that. I bought it used in 03 with 8k miles 2001 gs. It now has 32k miles and shifts smooth. I'm no expert but i'd ride it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2005, 07:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,689
Posted By Zane
I've never had a problem. Sometimes in curves I...

I've never had a problem. Sometimes in curves I don't get a signal. Klr or gs I get a wave.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2005, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By Zane
foot pegs cheap

If you are really cheap, take a utility knife and cut the rubber off the stock pegs, then serrate the pegs with a die grinder. It costs nothing. If you want to get fancy, drill about three quarter...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By Zane
good for you

I like it. It's obvious that with your skills you can fix any problems.

where did you get the cases and how much do they weigh.

john
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2005, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,623
Posted By Zane
I've had stock, d 604's, gripsters and now...

I've had stock, d 604's, gripsters and now tourance. I tried tourance (high dollar) because I wanted a long distance tire and I get about 12k on the gs. I have about 6k on the rear tourance and...
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