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Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By biggusbikus
2006 Dakar, Chain issues

I have always felt that my Dakar is a pig on chains, my KLR, no problem.
Essentially they are the same bike, both declare the same weight and horsepower.
The Dakar feels both heavier and is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,223
Posted By biggusbikus
new klr advice

Mine was a 95 and eventually i did everything.
all the advice you got sofar is likely good(i havent the patience to read through all of it though)
Valves and Doohickey can wait. Make sure Air is...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 51,432
Posted By biggusbikus
Once again I read about Americans riding a KLR at...

Once again I read about Americans riding a KLR at 70mph. ??? Why? Why would anybody do that?
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 51,534
Posted By biggusbikus
I will be watching for him. I'm still packing....

I will be watching for him.
I'm still packing. Trying to be the Guru of travelling light but my sidecase with tools and spare tubes is 28lbs. I will likely be 60-70 lbs of gear when packed. Next...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 51,534
Posted By biggusbikus
I am leaving Thursday morning on same trip. I...

I am leaving Thursday morning on same trip. I wonder if i will bump into TOC.
Forum: Americas 09-19-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,644
Posted By biggusbikus
Roads south of Puertecitos torn up? How could you...

Roads south of Puertecitos torn up? How could you tell? At best conditions you still need a KLR.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8,907
Views: 1,262,601
Posted By biggusbikus
The throttle body has a second place to attach...

The throttle body has a second place to attach the throttle cable for more juice. When purchased it is set for new riders. My Dakar is 20-30km's/hr faster than my KLR. You could always change the...
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,550
Posted By biggusbikus
I had same problem on my f650gs. Rotor expands...

I had same problem on my f650gs. Rotor expands when hot. Drag was caused by master cylinder. Rebuild kit for $20 from BMW only had an O-ring, and a small cup-seal. I needed a small plastic cylinder...
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,016
Posted By biggusbikus
Ya, I did the same thing.:becca

Ya, I did the same thing.:becca
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,275
Posted By biggusbikus
Now thats Living the Dream!

Living the Dream!
Forum: Canada 04-20-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,001
Posted By biggusbikus
price of admission

As far as scenery goes, you are pretty much getting an Alaskan Cruise, the price is well worth it.
Forum: Americas 04-01-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By biggusbikus
bike swap

if you ever want to do an alaskan trip from vancouver we could talk.
Forum: Americas 04-01-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By biggusbikus
too many rides.

I would want a picture of the gut before agreeing to ride with you. I am off then, but only for a week, i will be doing a roadride on my f650 , vancouver to Bella-Coola. I would appreciate iny info...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By biggusbikus
a true comparison

I have a 95 KLR 650 and a 2006 F650GS Dakar. The question being what can the dakar do that the KLR cannot, easy. 1 Take a passenger comfortably. 2 Go fast. That is about it. My dakar has conti...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,697
Posted By biggusbikus
windshield no more.

I bought a Givi windshield from Happytrail , it was a lot of filing off the windshield, modifying touratech barkbusters, relocating barkbuster mount, all so that i could lock the steering. I went...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 144,727
Posted By biggusbikus
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 134,096
Posted By biggusbikus
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 134,096
Posted By biggusbikus
worship with Fernando

Lucky to find this one on offroad lookabout, no tacostand here though.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 134,096
Posted By biggusbikus
bikes in Baja

I took way to many pics of my bike on last months trip, but oddly the "church" shots didn't have my bike in them. Shot was on a highly recommended road up to Sierra De San Pedro Martir, from Gustavo...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,388
Posted By biggusbikus
well used

95 with over 40K on it. 14tooth front sprocket, revs @5200 hwy 100km/hr, just changed to a 15, i hope that makes a smoother hwy ride. Thermo-B0b, brilliant. Don't overtighten Doohickey and it will...
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