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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-31-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By mikeprod92211
They're prolly trying to get rid of it... it is a...

They're prolly trying to get rid of it... it is a 3 model year old bike.....
You get a warranty from them, no? go for it if you really like that model.
Make sure you can get ur money back if not...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,722
Posted By mikeprod92211
Sure enjoyed your trip report so far... I...

Sure enjoyed your trip report so far...
I attempted a trip in that direction more than 30 years ago..... keep telling myself..... must do it again!
Thanks Nancy for great write up!
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,828
Posted By mikeprod92211
Stop at Chapparal cycle in San Bernardino or...

Stop at Chapparal cycle in San Bernardino or Cycle Gear by Murrieta and get yourself some rain gear, boots and whatever other gear you need, at good prices.
Sport chalet in Redlands carries a lot of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-12-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By mikeprod92211
Re my second trip to So Cal

If you are here at the end of the month, go to Monterey and GP race!
Or if the timing is wrong, Santa Barbara and mid coast (Hearst Castle) is a pretty place to spend a day or two!
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 278,053
Posted By mikeprod92211
2003 r1150rt battery re-charging

Group,
Have a 2003 with Oddysey battery and a battery minder (let's me know the state of the battery charge).
Battery minder starts beeping when the voltage goes below 12.0v.
I ride daily, about...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,160
Posted By mikeprod92211
Nice write up so far..... To be continued?

Nice write up so far.....
To be continued?
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By mikeprod92211
IRC GP 110 Awesome tire on the road, quiet,...

IRC GP 110
Awesome tire on the road, quiet, good mileage.
Ok off, as long as you don't have deep mud.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By mikeprod92211
E vs ADV

E model works very well. Seat can be replaced by either Renazco or for less than 1/2 that get a Komfort seat from the dealer.
200 miles on a tank is not a problem, engine parts are interchangeable....
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By mikeprod92211
Very well done overview! Thanks desert rat

Very well done overview!
Thanks
desert rat
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,461
Posted By mikeprod92211
Hajde brate nastavi tu pricu! Lala iz Banata

Hajde brate nastavi tu pricu!
Lala iz Banata
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,662
Posted By mikeprod92211
If you do not need real fancy digs for awhile,...

If you do not need real fancy digs for awhile, get yourself a 35 - 45 ft toybox RV, live cheap and comfortable for 6 months while you look where you want to live.
They are going for a song now...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By mikeprod92211
Parts and labor for valve job

Hello group,
Have a 2000 KTM LC4 that needs a valve job, 28k miles.
Head is off due to scored cylinder and abnormal piston wear.
What is a reasonable price to expect for valve job, replace valve...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,341
Posted By mikeprod92211
Woweeeee.... Nice ride! Great pics, sure you...

Woweeeee....
Nice ride! Great pics, sure you were not in some 3rd world country?
Thanks for sharing.
You helped me stay inside glued to the computer, since it is 110'ish outside.
Finish up the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 278,053
Posted By mikeprod92211
Lomax, I have a 2003 1150 rt and had the same...

Lomax,
I have a 2003 1150 rt and had the same problem. I am 5ft 10, ride a stock seat with Alaska Leather butt pad.
Replaced shorter windscreen with an 16 in version.
Could not get the buffeting...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,541
Posted By mikeprod92211
Nice camera work... Scenery is awesome! Must...

Nice camera work... Scenery is awesome!
Must take my KAtoom there!
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,807
Posted By mikeprod92211
Beautiful scenery... And so wide open! Unlike...

Beautiful scenery... And so wide open!
Unlike here in the States, where every time you turn, you see a gate - padlocked with "No tresspassing" signs.
Thanks for sharing
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-31-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,829
Posted By mikeprod92211
Congrats especially to the Mrs.....or os ot...

Congrats especially to the Mrs.....or os ot MD-Mrs!
Where is she going to school? Which one?
just curious.
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,189
Posted By mikeprod92211
Congrats on a dream honeymoon! Sounds like a...

Congrats on a dream honeymoon!
Sounds like a match made in heaven!:)
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 415,607
Posted By mikeprod92211
Godspeed, Dave! You are doing what a lot of us...

Godspeed, Dave!
You are doing what a lot of us wish we could!
Your shoulder WILL heal..give it a bit of time!
Need anything from So Cal?
I can help on this end!
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 23,220
Posted By mikeprod92211
Love your photography! Thanks for sharing.

Love your photography!
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,151
Posted By mikeprod92211
I have run a few sets of GP1's on my 2000 LC4e...

I have run a few sets of GP1's on my 2000 LC4e without any problems.
Used them as 50/50 tires and was very happy with them.
90-90 or 3.25 21 front and 5.10 rear.
Price is very reasonable, and I...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,041
Posted By mikeprod92211
I got a set of Big Ears over a year ago....wear...

I got a set of Big Ears over a year ago....wear them all the time, ride daily.
No audio, just earplugs. Love them
Best money I spent.
I have been using all kinds of foam plugs priorto...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By mikeprod92211
Yea, but what to do when she loves to snooze when...

Yea, but what to do when she loves to snooze when riding in a car?
She fell asleep multiple times on the back of my r80rt with back rest, and 2 sleeping bags tied on as arm pads on an easy chair on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By mikeprod92211
Lake San Antonio south of Salinas. On the lake,...

Lake San Antonio south of Salinas.
On the lake, have showers, fishing, boating!
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,748
Posted By mikeprod92211
Checked all and they are all tight and snug! ...

Checked all and they are all tight and snug!
But my battery bug indicates battery capacity at 36% for starting.
I must have fried it when trying to jump start.Guess I'll have to get a ne one once I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,748
Posted By mikeprod92211
Well here are the results: Charged overnite on...

Well here are the results:
Charged overnite on battery tender, green light steady on indicating a full charge.
Battery bug reading 13.3 13.4 v.
Hit the starter and battery bug reads 10.2volts.
Am...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,748
Posted By mikeprod92211
Thanks for all replies and suggestions. Will...

Thanks for all replies and suggestions.
Will trickle chatge it to full charge tonight, and then do some testing in am!
Post results tomorrow!
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,748
Posted By mikeprod92211
Thanks Bueller.. I have a pretty sensitive...

Thanks Bueller..
I have a pretty sensitive Fluke, and will use it to see what is going on!
This thing about leaving the bike on a trickle charger just does not sit well.... Never had to do that for...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,748
Posted By mikeprod92211
Seems to have a phantom load, discharging the...

Seems to have a phantom load, discharging the battery.
When I disconnected the neg cable and puta test light in line, no light came on, so that tells me that ther eis no drain. Right?
Is it normal...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,748
Posted By mikeprod92211
Thanks to all... Raised the tire pressure up,...

Thanks to all...
Raised the tire pressure up, and no issues in handling.....
Now, if I can just get the electrics to work right.....
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By mikeprod92211
Check for any fuel line pinching, since the tank...

Check for any fuel line pinching, since the tank was probably off for your last repair.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By mikeprod92211
Congrats on a sweet ride. Look over the DR650...

Congrats on a sweet ride.
Look over the DR650 thread, and pick up a bunch of good info from guys that ride identical bikes.
You can read and get info on what works, what does not, what lasts and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By mikeprod92211
Usually, 1 tooth on the front sprocket changed is...

Usually, 1 tooth on the front sprocket changed is worth 3 teeth on the rear.
as such, if you don't like the drop in RPM's or the bike is too sluggish off the line, you can revert to original front...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,174
Posted By mikeprod92211
Living in Coachella valley full time, today was...

Living in Coachella valley full time, today was an abberation!
118 deg, dry heat, saps your energy out....felt like a blast furnace!
If you're coming out, do it early, use your Camelback a lot, and...
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 206,097
Posted By mikeprod92211
Repeat customer! Love the comfort. Have on on...

Repeat customer!
Love the comfort.
Have on on my LC4, and now getting one for my r1150rt.
Look out miles, here we go!!!!!!!!
Forum: Alaska 08-22-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By mikeprod92211
A ride report like that without pictures???????

A ride report like that without pictures???????
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,646
Posted By mikeprod92211
For the longest time I was using a tank bag and a...

For the longest time I was using a tank bag and a big duffle bag.
Pack tent, sleeping bag, ground cloth, mattress, cooking gear, canned stew, stove, mess kit, BEER, crusty bread, wine, coffee in the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By mikeprod92211
Hey gorilla, try xrsonly.com I used their...

Hey gorilla,
try xrsonly.com
I used their services a few years ago for the same reason as you have.
They had a replacement pair on hand.
Plus, awesome variety of parts for the older Hondas.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By mikeprod92211
Check your oil for any metal shavings. Maybe...

Check your oil for any metal shavings.
Maybe the main shafr bearing, one thaqt seems to be Achilles heel on the LC4's prior to 2003. Apparently that can cause vibration before it falls apart.
Hope...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By mikeprod92211
Congrats! Nice find! I got all new plastics...

Congrats! Nice find!
I got all new plastics from Ascerbis (tail section) and the rest from Western Honda in Phoenix, Az. That was about 5 years ago.
The tank is a different story - paint and...
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