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Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 83,368
Posted By giogolf
So here are my first impressions given during my...

So here are my first impressions given during my first 300 miles on the bike.

The motor is excellent, power everywhere and much smoother than the air cooled Ducati's I have owned in the past. Keep...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,398
Posted By giogolf
Thanks for the help guys, but I ended up buying a...

Thanks for the help guys, but I ended up buying a Hyperstrada. Its not that one was better than the other, its just the duc gave me bigger smiles
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 83,368
Posted By giogolf
Well I pulled the trigger.. I now am a proud...

Well I pulled the trigger.. I now am a proud owner of a hyperstrada in red.. I know its the honeymoon period but this bike is awesome. I have since put 300 milles of highway and twistys. So far...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,398
Posted By giogolf
Thanks stripple... my last bike was a ducati...

Thanks stripple... my last bike was a ducati sport classic 2008.. pretty reliable no issues.. but I know what you mean. Although I love the look and ride on the ninja I just want something that's...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 83,368
Posted By giogolf
Anyone know why the travel in the front...

Anyone know why the travel in the front suspension is less than the standard hyper and the sp? What difference does this make in ride and handling?
Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 83,368
Posted By giogolf
Yep that's what I'm telling myself.. i more...

Yep that's what I'm telling myself.. i more concerned witht the rumor that ducati can pull break in stats from the computer if a warranty issue comes up and could use that against me.. I guess I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 83,368
Posted By giogolf
hey guys i have narrowed my next bike down to...

hey guys i have narrowed my next bike down to either a Hyperstrada or a 2014 ninja 1000..

I am currently looking a 2013 demo hyperstrada with 900 miles full factory warranty and road side...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,398
Posted By giogolf
well a few of those things are important to me.....

well a few of those things are important to me.. so i guess ill start pricing out a 2014 and start comparing apples to oranges with the Hyperstrada to see which pulls the heart strings more.

thanks
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,398
Posted By giogolf
I know, the traction control is the only thing i...

I know, the traction control is the only thing i would probable notice as I am not skilled sport bike rider who could tell the differences in suspension setups.
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,398
Posted By giogolf
Hey Guys, I am selling my KLR (its not my...

Hey Guys,

I am selling my KLR (its not my thing).. My last bikes, where Ducati GT1000, Ninja 650.

I am looking to get something 100% road oriented for commuting 40 miles a day, weekend rides...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
You've done them for profit like a shop or at a...

You've done them for profit like a shop or at a tech day?
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
We should have a tech day that involves KLR...

We should have a tech day that involves KLR owners and experts in and around a 100 Mile radius of Philly.. I would love to attended something like this to go through some of the needed and or...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8,515
Views: 2,067,949
Posted By giogolf
Sunday Funday

Had some fun on ATV trails Sunday

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-YtWwc-kWRvw/UoFRklXkstI/AAAAAAAACRk/TEkntdGIfzE/w649-h865-no/IMG_20131110_143908.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
What kind of windscreen is that? Sweet setup

What kind of windscreen is that?

Sweet setup
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
So I have have 200 miles on my new to me 2012...

So I have have 200 miles on my new to me 2012 KLR... I am loving every minute of it.. the bike is going to get me in trouble though because I find myself turning off into woods and random...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8,515
Views: 2,067,949
Posted By giogolf
Oh yeah, I have a list of farkles to do :D

Oh yeah, I have a list of farkles to do :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8,515
Views: 2,067,949
Posted By giogolf
My first KLR came home with me last night :) ...

My first KLR came home with me last night :)
http://i1366.photobucket.com/albums/r768/giogolf/IMG_20130926_210952_zpsd1a7d5e1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
I am part of the asylum again! Thanks for all...

I am part of the asylum again! Thanks for all your help with my KLR purchase!

Here is a crappy pic after I got it home last night...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
sorry forgot to mention I move to maryland.. I...

sorry forgot to mention I move to maryland.. I forgot to change my sig
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
So besides the Dealer fee.. I am being told this...

So besides the Dealer fee.. I am being told this is what MD charges for all Moto purchases. Oh, and the inspection fee is for used bikes only.

So I don't know what to do now.
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
KLR Purchase Update and advise needed. So I...

KLR Purchase Update and advise needed.

So I never purchased a bike in Maryland and apparently the fees are outrages.

Here is what I am looking at:
KLR: $4500
Dealer Fee: $199
Tax: $281...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
I put a deposit on the 2012.. It should be...

I put a deposit on the 2012.. It should be shipped to me by Wednesday... I cant wait!
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
Alright alright.. ill pull the trigger.. KBB says...

Alright alright.. ill pull the trigger.. KBB says $4888 used 2012 at the dealer
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
In all seriousness is $4500 a good deal.. I keep...

In all seriousness is $4500 a good deal.. I keep looking but cant find much better(not a lot of KLR's for sale).. Obviously, need to pay Tax, Title, Reg, Plates.. but those are fees I would incur on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
Yeah, I am seriously debating.. but heavily...

Yeah, I am seriously debating.. but heavily leaning towards the 2012 at the dealer...
:D
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
Is it me or are 2nd Gen KLRs fetching a higher...

Is it me or are 2nd Gen KLRs fetching a higher price used now more so than years ago? Seems as though they are all around $4000..
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
The last 2 are pre negotiated price but the one...

The last 2 are pre negotiated price but the one from the dealer is negotiated from $5000..
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14,484
Views: 1,499,296
Posted By giogolf
Hey guys I want to buy a 2nd gen KLR and...

Hey guys I want to buy a 2nd gen KLR and debating newish or used...

My options are:
2012 2000 miles factory warranty dealer is selling for $4500
2008 4500 miles private seller for $4200
2008...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,228
Posted By giogolf
I think we can end the thread here.. :D I...

I think we can end the thread here.. :D
I never ment for it to be a KLR vs DR thread, but we all know how it goes..

71Olds.. thank you for the offer on the Test Rides.. thats huge I hate...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,228
Posted By giogolf
Hey man good to talk to you again.. no I sold all...

Hey man good to talk to you again.. no I sold all my toys.. no more Duc.. IT was fun but not my cup of tea.. I think you guys have more fun exploring than I did riding fast on the tarmac..

I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,228
Posted By giogolf
Is this in regards to the KLR or the DR? ...

Is this in regards to the KLR or the DR?

Really all I want is fun bike to slab on and drop in the dirt as I have no experince nor do I strive to become an MX racer.. I just want to be able to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,228
Posted By giogolf
Thanks foot dragger.. as long as the DR is good...

Thanks foot dragger.. as long as the DR is good on the highway.. I need to commute 70 miles on super slab.. I will try and hunt one down for a test ride.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,228
Posted By giogolf
Thanks, thats not bad either.. The one I...

Thanks, thats not bad either..

The one I test rode was all stock except that it had crashbars, highway pegs, and a chain oiler.. It was missing the front windscreen.. Dirty but looked okay...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,228
Posted By giogolf
I just rode a KLR650 for the first time.. :)

Hey all,

Just wanted to share that my first ever ride on a KLR650 was pretty cool.. I definitely need one of these as my intro to the Dual Sport Touring phase of my motorcycling life is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 51,052
Posted By giogolf
I am sure you can ride it off road with your...

I am sure you can ride it off road with your skill... you want to trade bikes:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 51,052
Posted By giogolf
I think I need to sell my Ducati Sport Classic...

I think I need to sell my Ducati Sport Classic and buy a GS:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 51,052
Posted By giogolf
That is one sexy bike! I think the guys over at...

That is one sexy bike! I think the guys over at the Beast forum would love to see these pics...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By giogolf
Fellow Miglia User here, Great helmet,...

Fellow Miglia User here,

Great helmet, comfy and built well. I like that the AVG had metal locking chin mechanism. I read a thread on a ninja forum that a member posted about his spill in a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 574,844
Posted By giogolf
Hey Chi, Awesome photos, adventure and life...

Hey Chi,

Awesome photos, adventure and life you have going on... Please continue this thread so I can continue wishing I can be on the road as much as you are :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-18-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27,802
Views: 2,300,375
Posted By giogolf
I thought my Batman clue would help you all but I...

I thought my Batman clue would help you all but I guess not. All you had to do was search 19th century Cave NJ, and viola!:D
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