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Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,665
Posted By Lucky62
2's in!

Hi John,
Thanks for the invite, I'll be following this thread daily! Let me know if there is ANYTHING I might could help with before or while you guys are out there......

You are a blessed...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By Lucky62
Air/Fuel/Spark

Sounds like possible electrical issue....if it's not even trying, will that bike spin the engine with the kill switch on? Some do, some don't, I'm not suggesting you have it on, just saying that if...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By Lucky62
Question Neutral?

I would think if the transmission is in neutral, you wouldn't be turning the transmission or engine, I don't see how it could do any damage.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,870
Posted By Lucky62
Video?

Anyone else not able to view this video? When I click the link it takes me to the beginning of the thread......how do I hold my mouth when I click it?

Had a great time there, and want to come...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
13t Sprocket

My original keeper fit.....it didn't look like it was going to at first, but it did.

I can't remember where I got mine, probably CRFsonly.....

From the pic you just posted as I was typing...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By Lucky62
Don't have that one, butt....

I have used multiple different RAM mounts and have been totally satisfied with all of them. Good stuff!
Forum: Latin America 02-14-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 81,104
Posted By Lucky62
Thumb +1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,808
Posted By Lucky62
Ok, never owned an FJR......

......but may have an opinion you would want to hear. I am 51, and have owned 5 Goldwings, 82, 84, 91, 97, sold my last one and bought a 96 R1100RT, loved the bike but was shocked by the quality,...
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,071
Posted By Lucky62
What he said.....

I agree with Vtwin.....and don't feel bad, after 19 years on tubeless tires I bought a KLR, 1st tire change I also pinched a tube 3 times, patched it though each time with a bike tire tube repair...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
Laugh I have 2500mi on mine and just switched to a 13t...

I have 2500mi on mine and just switched to a 13t front, I'm way past the beginning of the red on the rear axle markings to get the tension right, loose is better than tight, but since we are running...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,394
Posted By Lucky62
I only read the beginning post.....

......and I'm 51 rough years old now and can't believe all the dam aches and pains I have. I had to chime in here though and say that I wasted a lot of time after I discovered street bikes on the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 256,247
Posted By Lucky62
Thumb Subscribed......

.....and wish I was along for the ride, I make a good winch monkey having been a wrecker driver and loadmaster in the AF.

Have a great ride!
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By Lucky62
:nah:nahI would only make that purchase if I was...

:nah:nahI would only make that purchase if I was willing to put in a new motor, tranny, and wiring harness......walk away.

Not trying to squash your dream, just considering worse case scenario,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
Yep, I agree....great article by the way, I'm...

Yep, I agree....great article by the way, I'm getting lost reading all the links in it......good stuff.

Thanks, my LRP may be for sale soon. As they say, you gotta know when to fold 'em....
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
Hmmmm....I sold my trusty KLR and bought this...

Hmmmm....I sold my trusty KLR and bought this bike thinking maybe I could do the same kind of riding but on a lighter weight machine. Probably not the smartest decision I ever made, but it's ok, I've...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
Question ......Really?

...read the article you posted the link to.......77mph is the MAX I've been able to attain on my CRF, installed the EJK fuel controller today, didn't change any settings yet, but can barely tell any...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11,889
Views: 1,488,141
Posted By Lucky62
Tiger anyone?

http://bham.craigslist.org/mcy/3827234959.html (http://bham.craigslist.org/mcy/3827234959.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/3K13F53Ne5E15F45H5d5o0c97623f5dcc1ad9.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 388,507
Posted By Lucky62
Birmingham AL

Hey Paul, hate to hear you are having to detour back home, I've been following for a while, great report. I live on the east side of Birmingham AL, if you are coming thru on your way back you have a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
....it's hard to beat a Honda.......:clap:clap ...

....it's hard to beat a Honda.......:clap:clap

Perzactly......:thumb:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
Thanks for mentioning crfsonly, I guess I "missed...

Thanks for mentioning crfsonly, I guess I "missed the memo" on that site. Looks like they have some good bits for this machine. I'm also not familiar with the coyote you mentioned, and didn't see it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
Same here, I replaced my overweight KLR650 with...

Same here, I replaced my overweight KLR650 with the CRF, and after 600+ miles am looking at a short windshield and better seat for travelling. I've already bought Dirtbagz for it, but may end up with...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By Lucky62
Thumb Two's in!

This will be my 5th? Vintage Days at Barber.....FANTASTIC time every year, air show, swap meet, vendors out the wazoo, bike auction, great weather geeez I think it is the BEST weekend Barber puts...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,932
Posted By Lucky62
For what it's worth....

I've owned 2 of these, both '95 models, both red (the fast color). Put at least 70k on the first one, only cost me fuel, tires, oil. GREAT 2 up bike, if the gal didn't try and do some yoga as I was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
I'll just chalk this conversation up to us being...

I'll just chalk this conversation up to us being from different backgrounds, here in the south we are taught that if we don't have something constructive to say to keep our mouth shut. Sorry if I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
"Mine idles evenly right from start up, it has...

"Mine idles evenly right from start up, it has never varied at all. When I got it the air temps were quite hot, it's cooled way down in Toronto but no change in the idle. The engine did get...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
1. Your bike is fine. Fi will vary rpms upon...

1. Your bike is fine. Fi will vary rpms upon startup.

2. The only problem I see is comparing this bike to a 650 twin road bike. All do respect... That's just silly. Perhaps this was not the best...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 1,713,757
Posted By Lucky62
Question Picked mine up today....

I have high hopes for this bike, and only got to ride it maybe 2 miles or so when I got home from work, but I gotta say I wasn't impressed with the power. I commute most days on my 650 Vstrom though,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,903
Posted By Lucky62
Agree ++

I'll agree, but will add if you dig BIKES you need to go, every year Its almost like Mr. Barber sold every bike in the museum and the new owners are riding them around out there......and the crowd...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Lucky62
Sounds like a clogged jet to me, has this bike...

Sounds like a clogged jet to me, has this bike been sitting for a while? Gas starts to turn to varnish in the small openings in a carb jet in about 2 weeks.
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By Lucky62
Question General Info question....probably asked before...

Yeah, I'm a cheap a$$, but here's my question.

Does there exist a database somewhere in cyberspace that you can reference to find out such things like:

2005 GSXR rear shock will fit the...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By Lucky62
I think the tongue weight wouldn't be an issue,...

I think the tongue weight wouldn't be an issue, you might be close on 200lbs, but probably not over that. The problem I see is that you say you have a 1" hitch and this unit is made to work with a 2"...
Forum: Americas 03-29-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,274
Posted By Lucky62
Talking Pretty cheap....

:thumbI just turned 50 and get a senior discount at Krystal's, amazingly good stuff, and a plate full for 3 bucks and some change!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,504
Posted By Lucky62
Yes, got wind of this approx. a month ago, rode...

Yes, got wind of this approx. a month ago, rode out one sat and met new owner, he also owns Courtyard 280, seems like a good guy, he said the place is going to have a motorcycle / hotrod car theme. ...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-15-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By Lucky62
Thumb I spent one night in Prescott last may and it was...

I spent one night in Prescott last may and it was great, Whiskey Row has a couple of good bars there, and Jerome is a MUST SEE place, don't miss the trip thru there!:ricky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,717
Posted By Lucky62
God Speed Frank!

When Frank ran TWO a friend introduced me to him back when it seemed the only way to find the place was to hear about it from a friend or stumble across it riding. (Back around 1988) What a place!...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 117,071
Posted By Lucky62
Actually

That spot is on the same road as 29 Dreams Motorcycle Resort, not Barber.:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Lucky62
Free stop in Birmingham

If Birmingham is on your route you are welcome to crash here for a night, I'm single and sleep on the couch anyways, so you can have the master bedroom and your own bath. Might be good after a few...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Lucky62
I haven't had the good fortune of getting to...

I haven't had the good fortune of getting to spend much time in that area since I bought my KLR, but I do know that the road from Cades Cove to the Dragon was one way a few years ago, and you are...
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