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Forum: Face plant 06-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,216
Posted By 2handedSpey
yep. I just sold my bike. Two years after...

yep. I just sold my bike. Two years after crashing and nearly losing my foot, I just couldn't get over the hump. Wife & two small children at home are my priority. They need a father.
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 420,975
Posted By 2handedSpey
nope. I didn't know that. Thank you for the...

nope. I didn't know that. Thank you for the pictures. It looks like a lot of fun.





Also,immulmen- the enfield was like $3100 OTD (iirc). I removed damnear every OEM component and replaced...
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 420,975
Posted By 2handedSpey
15 years ago I bought a royal enfield bullet. The...

15 years ago I bought a royal enfield bullet. The dealer was also selling Urals. The chrome plating looked as thin/cheap as a wrigleys gum wrapper. The metal looked tinsel thin brittle. It just...
Forum: Face plant 11-12-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,411
Posted By 2handedSpey
Probably not. Surgery is such a drag. I'll keep...

Probably not. Surgery is such a drag. I'll keep it in for as long as I can, unless otherwise notified.
Forum: Face plant 11-10-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,411
Posted By 2handedSpey
1.5 years post crash

Ankle still let's me know there is metal in body. If it rains, I know it's coming. Mobility is near 100%. I can walk just fine thank God. But, I no longer run. But hope to soon.
I have been looking...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,332
Posted By 2handedSpey
KLR-650 Filled with luggage and 6 gallons of...

KLR-650

Filled with luggage and 6 gallons of fuel, don't drop...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,888
Posted By 2handedSpey
Too funny. I have a 2009 klr and I have been...

Too funny. I have a 2009 klr and I have been looking at a dr-z400 or a TW200.
Something lighter. Certainly something lighter. Klr is too fat and heavy for my dirt tastes
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,646
Posted By 2handedSpey
Link?

Link?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,953
Posted By 2handedSpey
No

No
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,953
Posted By 2handedSpey
Royal enfield bullet Klr650 Tw200 ...

Royal enfield bullet
Klr650
Tw200



Lock thread
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,646
Posted By 2handedSpey
Your dr friend is right. Helmet then boots. Then...

Your dr friend is right. Helmet then boots. Then gloves then jacket then pants etc...


For the guys who put down gloves before boots, I am curious if you have had a serious crash (yet). Certainly...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,366
Posted By 2handedSpey
Tw200

The teedub is the best thumper IMHO. It's so damn fun. I own a klr and prior bike was a royal enfield but they are about a step or two below the "awesome-fun" level of the tw200.

Is as fun as a...
Forum: Face plant 07-19-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,823
Posted By 2handedSpey
I had a very very similar crash. I cannot stress...

I had a very very similar crash. I cannot stress enough the importance of hinged full mx boots. I was wearing gaerne adventurer boots. Great for light duty, not dirt.
Since my crash last year, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,918
Posted By 2handedSpey
You are a real hero. Thanks for being so awesome....

You are a real hero. Thanks for being so awesome.

You're all that, and some.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,450
Posted By 2handedSpey
Holy crap?!?!? I know, right?!? The awesome...

Holy crap?!?!? I know, right?!? The awesome medical staff was spectacular but, I think the patient drop off area is an old abandoned Sinclair station, right? I didn't know if I was in a hospital or a...
Forum: Face plant 07-07-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,411
Posted By 2handedSpey
1 year post-op

Good news, I can walk without too much pain wincing or even knowledge of the shattered mess that happened to my L foot 1 year ago.

Bad news, I haven't been riding nearly as much, at all. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By 2handedSpey
BMW Rider down-hwy 6 outside Tillamook today

We were caught in a large traffic stoppage outside of Tillamook on hwy 6 this afternoon around 3pm. Car vs Motorcycle... Looked bad. Black BMW with Canadian flag sticker on rear fender. Was anyone...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,450
Posted By 2handedSpey
It's been 9 months since my crash. I can almost...

It's been 9 months since my crash. I can almost walk without pain. I am also starting to jog again.

I was blessed with some of the most professional, caring, genuinely concerned medical...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 35,769
Posted By 2handedSpey
X2 AppleJam, I brought the Flyrod on our...

X2


AppleJam, I brought the Flyrod on our obcdr last summer. But, as it is said, not everyone who starts the obcdr will finish. I was a casualty on day 3 :( I still need to finish this ride -...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,049
Posted By 2handedSpey
Weeeeeeee! The thing about...

Weeeeeeee!



The thing about professionals (above) is the fact they dont need helmets, or boots, or pants, or chest protectors, or gloves, or skills, or common sense. Just a batch of kickass...
Forum: Face plant 12-19-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,236
Posted By 2handedSpey
So sorry. My condolences to friends &...

So sorry.



My condolences to friends & family.
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,060
Posted By 2handedSpey
Buy better mx boots, ASAP! AlpineStar 10,...

Buy better mx boots, ASAP!


AlpineStar 10, gearne 12, sidi crossfires etc. your novice riding skills plus a fat pig KLR could really mess up walking for a while.:freaky
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,877
Posted By 2handedSpey
6 month update...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19759352#post19759352


It's been 6 months since my shattered ankle/KLR trip.

I am still doing PT 2 x week. I walk nearly every evening with my dog...
Forum: Face plant 11-13-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,550
Posted By 2handedSpey
My advice? Close this thread and ask that...

My advice?


Close this thread and ask that the mods simply remove it. You've had your advice now close 'er up and get an attorney.

End of thread.
Forum: Face plant 10-05-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,411
Posted By 2handedSpey
90 days post surgery...

Much to the chagrin of my wife, co-workers & doctors, I rode the KLR in to work today. It's been exactly 90 days since my graphic icky shattered ankle. Numerous screws, rods, plates & bolts.

I had...
Forum: Face plant 10-05-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 91,427
Posted By 2handedSpey
:)

:)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32,071
Views: 7,811,157
Posted By 2handedSpey
I must be the only KLr rider because a pinky, or...

I must be the only KLr rider because a pinky, or just two fingers isn't going to do squat.

It's heavy and has "sluggish" braking. There is no way a pinky or two fingers is going to slow the pig...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 32,071
Views: 7,811,157
Posted By 2handedSpey
1. You have an absurd potty mouth Geshhh ...

1. You have an absurd potty mouth
Geshhh




:norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 37,696
Posted By 2handedSpey
Why? For the record, the OP called someone...

Why?

For the record, the OP called someone a motherfucker in the thread title - Who has the arrogant self-aggrandizing personality to do that? .... Because she failed a class?

I would LOVE to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-28-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 20,240
Posted By 2handedSpey
No doubt. I've never seen so many Internet tough...

No doubt. I've never seen so many Internet tough guys plop to one thread so easily & quickly.

As a business owner myself who HAD to dissolve a business partnership, I know exactly how this goes....
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,796
Posted By 2handedSpey
Acerbis Cosmo body system. 100% saved my...

Acerbis Cosmo body system.

100% saved my bacon.

:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,775
Posted By 2handedSpey
:cry That wasn't nice...

:cry
That wasn't nice...
Forum: Face plant 09-24-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 91,427
Posted By 2handedSpey
Diesel, it's been three months to the day for me....

Diesel, it's been three months to the day for me. You are an inspiration to me. Keep it up buddy. Remember, more will be revealed.

Keep the faith.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,416
Posted By 2handedSpey
X5 million! Prius, Volvos and Subaru...

X5 million!

Prius, Volvos and Subaru wagons..... Wtf, YOU ARE NOT THE SELF APPOINTED PACE CAR!

Why these particular vehicles attract that "I'm a little better than you so I can go a little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 37,696
Posted By 2handedSpey
Well, I applaud the OP for admitting her failure...

Well, I applaud the OP for admitting her failure in public. We learn from our mistakes and admitting them is the key.

Funny, when I took my MSFclass, nearly 40% of the class failed. Yep. Failed....
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,020
Posted By 2handedSpey
Hear hear! Or is it here here?!?! ...

Hear hear!

Or is it here here?!?!



In all reality, the klr engine will last longer if you don't run it. If it gets too cold in the winter time, leave the bike in the garage. If the temp goes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32,071
Views: 7,811,157
Posted By 2handedSpey
really great, BTW ^^^

really great, BTW ^^^
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By 2handedSpey
I use a KLR Dash with risers and a ZG sport...

I use a KLR Dash with risers and a ZG sport tourer screen. Perfect, and I am 6'4":clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,134
Posted By 2handedSpey
Great RR. Very refreshing to read an actual RR...

Great RR. Very refreshing to read an actual RR from someone who seems well grounded and approachable.

I'm gonna second the zip ties thing too. Get some hose clamps, bailing wire AND zip ties at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,139
Posted By 2handedSpey
I'm sorry, I have just not seen ANY EVIDENCE...

I'm sorry, I have just not seen ANY EVIDENCE which indicates there is 50% catastrophic failure or even 100% of catastrophic failure of gen2 KLR's because of the "doo ordeal."

Gen1? Sure, it seems...
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