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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 80,337
Posted By Kent Glasscock
IN:clap

IN:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 61,026
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Moved to the Boise area about 5 months ago. I...

Moved to the Boise area about 5 months ago. I commute on my WR250, coming back today from work, there was a wreck, and traffic was backed up. I was sitting there and two guys in Harleys rode past me....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 61,026
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Read the article and they reference the...

Read the article and they reference the LaneSplittingIsLegal.com website. I checked it out and there was a part in there I didn't know about, and thats the AMA now starting to push for legislation in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 44,341
Views: 8,512,409
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Best tool to remove the spark plug

Well, I was able to remove my IMS tank to check the spark plug out. I ended up using the tool kit that comes with the bike since my socket wouldn't fit down there to remove it. I did a check on line...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-19-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Made It!

Well, the hardest part was finding a place but I got a decent townhome to rent in Nampa. I wanted a place out in the country so I could have some fires in the back but that will all come in due...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Awesome help guys. Appreciate the warm welcome. ...

Awesome help guys. Appreciate the warm welcome. Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Moving to Boise area December 1

Hey guys. I'm taking the plunge and doing a job transfer to work in the great city of Boise. I've done a thread search on mechanics there and saw some good words for Cyclone Cycles. I talked to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44,341
Views: 8,512,409
Posted By Kent Glasscock
rear rack with the wolfman side racks

On the purchase list is the wolfman side racks and was looking at a decent rear rack. I did see where the OEM rack works but may require a little more work for installing. I like the moose racing...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 44,341
Views: 8,512,409
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Just purchased 2008 WR

Hey guys, joined the WR250r craze and I'm in the process of getting some mods done. The bike came with the Protaper Easton Handlebar. Which is fine but I wanted to install some handguards. The bar...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,780
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Kind of a reiteration of what other's have...

Kind of a reiteration of what other's have posted. For me. If I have to turn right at an intersection. And on the street in front of the light has one of those arrows where one goes straight and the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By Kent Glasscock
These are great pics. I was in the Navy back in...

These are great pics. I was in the Navy back in 93-95 and was stationed in La Maddalena. I loved it there and want to visit again. I hope you were able to see that area.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,169
Posted By Kent Glasscock
When I first started riding motorcycles (about 12...

When I first started riding motorcycles (about 12 years ago) it was shorts, tank top, and bowl helmet (maybe DOT approved) and sneakers or hiking boots (at least I didn't wear flips). Eventually,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By Kent Glasscock
All of the those stories are tragic but the first...

All of the those stories are tragic but the first one really got to me.
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13,183
Views: 1,285,253
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Speedo no longer working...

My speedo on my 2012 went out a couple of days ago. All the other instruments work but the Odometer doesn't go (so it's stuck at 14,203 miles which may be a good thing lol) and I don't know how fast...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 47,951
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Scheduled to start August 1 in Tellico Plains. ...

Scheduled to start August 1 in Tellico Plains. I'm going solo but willl hopefully meet up some riders along the way. I'm nervous but excited.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 766,611
Posted By Kent Glasscock
I can watch this video over and over.

I can watch this video over and over.
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 20,075
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Hey Art, how's the KLR handeling? Also, what...

Hey Art, how's the KLR handeling? Also, what type of chain and front sprocket are you using? Is it a 15T or 14T? Great pics. Be Safe.
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,142
Posted By Kent Glasscock
I agree, my experience with the roadcrafter was...

I agree, my experience with the roadcrafter was not good. I'm new to the roadcrafter gear and I purchased a two piece earlier this year for commuting and long distance traveling on my KLR. The first...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Kent Glasscock
As someone who lived in Nags Head, I can attest...

As someone who lived in Nags Head, I can attest to this. My folks still live there and they said Memorial Day Weekend was crazy.

However, If you take 158 coming into NC and stay on that over...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 19,912
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Hey guys, just happened to catch this thread....

Hey guys, just happened to catch this thread. Can't believe I didn't notice it earlier. I live in Advance, was living in "the Dash." Commute daily on my KLR 650. Also looking for some dirt roads...
Forum: Americas 04-25-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 47,951
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Thumb True and I'm sure it depends on the bike. I did...

True and I'm sure it depends on the bike. I did ask one KLR rider that took his and he said he brought a highway sprocket and a trail sprocket but never switched to the trail one. But I don't know...
Forum: Americas 04-25-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 47,951
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Okay thanks.. I'm just seeing if somebody has...

Okay thanks.. I'm just seeing if somebody has done it on the 16t and how it went. If I need to switch to a 14, I was looking at doing it in Oklahoma before the climbs start. Thats what I've read on...
Forum: Americas 04-25-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 47,951
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Time and space really (and patience). I'm not the...

Time and space really (and patience). I'm not the most mechanically inclined but I'm guessing it's time to learn how.
Forum: Americas 04-25-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 47,951
Posted By Kent Glasscock
August TAT

Slowly getting my 2012 KLR ready and hope to do the TAT this summer. Just a quick question for now. Is it possible to do the TAT on a 16t front sprocket? I've heard differing opinions. Just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13,183
Views: 1,285,253
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Hey guys. I want to get the Trail Tech Digital...

Hey guys. I want to get the Trail Tech Digital Stryker Gauge for my 2012 KLR. Does anyone have this device on their KLR? And if you do, how did you mount it? Also any opinions if it's a good device...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 367,245
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Thanks for all of the info and advice guys. ...

Thanks for all of the info and advice guys. Okay. Here's the last one I have. This one I think is the best (or worst depending on how you look at it). All of you have a safe and fun weekend. :D
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 367,245
Posted By Kent Glasscock
This one was last summer on my old Honda Shadow....

This one was last summer on my old Honda Shadow. I just started learning to edit so all the action is in the first 30 seconds. Nothing much to see after that (unless you want to check out the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 367,245
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Didn't know it was there. It wasn't in the left...

Didn't know it was there. It wasn't in the left lane when I checked to move over. And it wasn't behnd me. My guess is that it was speeding up in the right lane and then moved to center.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 183,660
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Creek Crossing on the KLR

Still new to the off roading but found this path and wanted to check it out. This creek was deeper than I thought and it could have ended badly but I made it through. Yay!

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 367,245
Posted By Kent Glasscock
This is Today

Okay. This is on the way home from work. Its three lanes but you must exit the right lane before it becomes two. The tractor trailer is in the right lane. I'm in the middle. Nothing in the left lane....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 367,245
Posted By Kent Glasscock
I agree. :clap

I agree. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 367,245
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Talking It's all good. I definately didn't think the the...

It's all good. I definately didn't think the the guy was trying to kill me and you guys are correct that he has the right of way and I have to adjust accordingly (there is a yield sign there). And on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 367,245
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Sorry about that. I just updated it to public so...

Sorry about that. I just updated it to public so see if you guys can view it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 367,245
Posted By Kent Glasscock
My merge

Okay. This is what I was talking about. Please tell me if I'm in the wrong. Notice no cars at all in the left lane. The guy just didn't want to move over. And it appears that he speeds up as I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 367,245
Posted By Kent Glasscock
No, it wasn't all that simple. I have it on...

No, it wasn't all that simple. I have it on camera (I always ride with my GOPRO). Let me edit it and see if I can learn to post vids on here (photobucket seems to not work the last time I posted...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 367,245
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Merging...

I have short merge lane onto the two lane interstate on my daily commute to work. I try to speed up quickly and to get up to speed limit before approaching. Being that I ride a KLR, that can take...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 101,782
Posted By Kent Glasscock
I was 30. Dad had an old 78 Honda 550 that ran...

I was 30. Dad had an old 78 Honda 550 that ran but was just sitting there in the garage not being used. Practiced around the neighborhood and like it (getting no faster than 3rd gear maybe). Took...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Thumb Gotcha Bro. Thanks:super

Gotcha Bro. Thanks:super
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Proper Gear for Water Crossings

I'm new to the dual sport riding and I took my KLR through a rather deep creek over the weekend. I made it out just fine (after some heavy throttling). But my boots totally filled up with some lovely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,940
Posted By Kent Glasscock
Agree with pretty much everything already posted....

Agree with pretty much everything already posted. Only thing I can think of is a well recognized state Senator who is a big motorcycle enthusiast and recognizes the benefits of filtering puts it...
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