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Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,230,094
Posted By East Coast
Great story

Great story
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By East Coast
Rain gear

Anyone have any ideas on rain gear, pants especially, that.
A. works
B. wont sweat you to death
C. Does not cost a fortune
D. Will work for someone 6'3"
E. Does not look too dorky.

Should not...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,762
Posted By East Coast
Show us a picture pls, I'm curious what you are...

Show us a picture pls, I'm curious what you are using. I found that car window tint was utterly awfull stuff.
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,331
Posted By East Coast
Question What's the rig behind the top box? :norton

What's the rig behind the top box? :norton
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2009, 04:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,762
Posted By East Coast
Too hard to do.

I've tried this more than once, going on the assumption t has to be possible to use car window tint. Its far to hard to get the shape to lay on the visor. Automobile windows are flatter. I've...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,450
Posted By East Coast
broken link...

Your link as it is does not work, try the following.
http://www.motorcycletourguidens.com/
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,081
Posted By East Coast
MotoMind, that that not act like a sail and do...

MotoMind, that that not act like a sail and do your steering at any time?
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,939
Posted By East Coast
You'll admit you are in time. :evil

You'll admit you are in time. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,939
Posted By East Coast
germz, what stereotype would that be, that all...

germz, what stereotype would that be, that all KLR riders are cheap rednecks. I supect your close.


Also the Britanica creation does exist, on the net anyway. I've never seen one on a real...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 637,643
Posted By East Coast
Not one screen will do all.

You have to decide your choice of riding or combination there of. Its the asme for seats or tires. The windscreen that is huge and great for touring will suck if single tracking through the woods...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,081
Posted By East Coast
THat's pretty darn crafty, I may give that a go. ...

THat's pretty darn crafty, I may give that a go. Better than the 9+ I use now with the hole cut 75% and bent back and up. I still get the buffet at 6'3". I can probably heat and bend the 9+ I...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,450
Posted By East Coast
Pictures

I've got lots of pictures from my last CB bike trip, PM me if you'd like to see more.
Forum: Americas 01-19-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,450
Posted By East Coast
Cabot Trail

Cabot Trail in Cape Breton NS is definatly definatly definatly worth riding if you are a fan of the twisties. You need to do the whole highland trip and you will be grinning all the way home.
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By East Coast
Question No one.....? Bump

No one.....?
Bump
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5,322
Views: 1,400,488
Posted By East Coast
I am trying to find some further windshield imput...

I am trying to find some further windshield imput and you sound like someone who has tried a few things. Any chance you know of anyone who triep the lip extension thingy from twisted throttle "vta4"?
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,081
Posted By East Coast
Compare your picture to the VTA4 from twisted...

Compare your picture to the VTA4 from twisted throttle, same idea. Has anyone tried this?
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,939
Posted By East Coast
Windows / Fairing that might work....... KLR650

I've recently noticed two differnt vendors with winshield offerings that might work.
Has anyone tried the twisted throttle "VTA4" is for the KLR...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By East Coast
Looks very well done. What you use for the...

Looks very well done. What you use for the lettering, I don't see a tool in your list that can do that - unless your hand is far steadier than mine.... :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By East Coast
Remember, not all metals / alloys like each...

Remember, not all metals / alloys like each other. I'd do some quick research before applying non-stock add-ons.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By East Coast
You say winter. I was not smart enough to check...

You say winter. I was not smart enough to check where you hail from but a battery should certainly come out when it freezes. If you leave your bike for 4 or 5 months or more you definatly need a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,304
Posted By East Coast
I'd go KTM if I had the coin but have no prob...

I'd go KTM if I had the coin but have no prob with the current ride KLR. My question for you was with regard to the last picture, do you have any trouble with riding two up and carrying significant...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 302,945
Posted By East Coast
Riding a Gold Wing perhaps are we????

Riding a Gold Wing perhaps are we????
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,920
Posted By East Coast
Scary to think that 200 years ago the dudes were...

Scary to think that 200 years ago the dudes were running around here wearing dresses and going commando, brrrrr.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8,675
Views: 2,217,679
Posted By East Coast
Windshield KLR

What is that you are using for a windshield. A mod off another bike? I am still not happy with mine. Currently a 9+ with a hole drilled in it..... I love my KLR but there's a million things I'd...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,880
Posted By East Coast
Soft bags

As tempting as it may be, do not go too cheap or your gear will last only one trip.
I have bought soft saddle bags in the past that have ripped in more than one spot in less than a few days over...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,771
Posted By East Coast
Appreciated, the closeset thing I came accross...

Appreciated, the closeset thing I came accross was on klr650.com and they were $60. I'm playing with some 'el cheapo ATV saddlebags from Princess Auto right now, but not yet happy with the mounting....
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8,675
Views: 2,217,679
Posted By East Coast
I see you used some sort of bag mount to your...

I see you used some sort of bag mount to your nerf bars, your own creation?
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,771
Posted By East Coast
Bags mounted to guard rack on KLR

It looks like you have tank paniers mounted to the nerf bars / tank guard, is that somthing made or official? I'm trying to figure something out myself.
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By East Coast
Question KLR Tank Guard Bag

Any chance anyone owns one/set of these? Curious what you think.

http://www.klr650.com/tankguardbags.htm

I've thought of making something in the past. Tank paniers do not easily work with the...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 806,077
Posted By East Coast
Very nicely decked out ride. I like.

Very nicely decked out ride. I like.
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 806,077
Posted By East Coast
Similar thread..... ...

Similar thread.....
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=6084766#post6084766
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,771
Posted By East Coast
Similar thread.....

There's a similarish thread that you or may not have already read.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=102759&highlight=wolfman
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,771
Posted By East Coast
Boat Mounts

If you get the top opening Pel. cases you can get ten dollarish boat mounts and these attach to any rack easily.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,662
Posted By East Coast
KLR seat

The pre 2008 KLR's are not pretty to begin with so I'm not as much concerned about what it looks like as I am how hard my buddies would laugh when they seen this mod.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,662
Posted By East Coast
Picture Russle Seat

One more picture off the Russle site.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,662
Posted By East Coast
Picture & Link Russle seat

Link to Russell KLR page. It says solo seat, but I'm not sure why its formed the way it is.
http://www.day-long.com/seat_pages_11_03/kawa_KLR.html
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,662
Posted By East Coast
KLR Seat

Cool, how off road do you go with this seat? Do the bumps get in the way if you stick you leg out on the dirt? I am not the king of the single track by any stretch of the immagination, frankly I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,662
Posted By East Coast
Question KLR will do technical

The KLR wil most certainly go off road. I've been there and done that with the orgional suspension. THere's a great many people on this site that will agree with me. Granted its not ideal. There...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,662
Posted By East Coast
Dude, if you drive a KLR, you've put function...

Dude, if you drive a KLR, you've put function over looks a while back!
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,662
Posted By East Coast
Picture

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=3956200&highlight=Russell+Long+Seat#post3956200

This is one of the few examples I could find on this forum. By a member named, "VAGT6".
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