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Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Krabill
Nice fish! Salmon in Michigan are 30#-40#. ...

Nice fish!

Salmon in Michigan are 30#-40#. Got a 35#'er mounted on the wall. It was the smallest catch of the day. Nothing like that monster, though. There's so many of them you can almost...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Northern Michigan is cold water. They're...

Northern Michigan is cold water. They're delicious for sure and one of my favorite fish to catch if I'm looking for dinner, but not much excitement to it that I've ever experienced. Most of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,002
Views: 367,183
Posted By Krabill
Good to know. Thanks.

Good to know. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
There have got to be quite a few WRR's in...

There have got to be quite a few WRR's in Australia. We sell AIS block-off kits on our WRR website and I've shipped just as many to customers down in Australia as I have to customers in the US.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6,002
Views: 367,183
Posted By Krabill
Nevermind . . . I did some searching and found my...

Nevermind . . . I did some searching and found my snowmobile answers. Iowa has an organization called ISSA that includes clubs and snowmobile trail maps. Only about 8,000 miles of trails in IA, but...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 12:54 PM
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Views: 367,183
Posted By Krabill
Yes, there is a location in Ottumwa, but what...

Yes, there is a location in Ottumwa, but what 2whlrcr is saying is starting to sway me. While an off-road park would be cool, I wouldn't want to loose all the rest of it. I really enjoy competing...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Yeah, but they're still creepy. Nothing like...

Yeah, but they're still creepy. Nothing like them in Ohio/Michigan. No rattlesnakes up there, either.



Lots of black bears in Michigan. They don't bother me one bit. I do keep an eye out...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
:lol3 They weren't in the same spot. Ran...

:lol3

They weren't in the same spot. Ran across a heard of wild boar at one point, then almost ran over a 7' rattlesnake a little while later. We scared the shit out of each other. I did my...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Ugh. We've got tarantula's here in Ok, too. ...

Ugh. We've got tarantula's here in Ok, too.

http://i61.tinypic.com/335fsqe.jpg
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Growing up in Michigan, we didn't have very many...

Growing up in Michigan, we didn't have very many deadly creatures to worry about. Down here in Oklahoma? I've seen mountain lions, bobcats, and rattle snakes every bit as big as that one in the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6,002
Views: 367,183
Posted By Krabill
Dubuque is only like an hour and a half away from...

Dubuque is only like an hour and a half away from QC, right? I wouldn't mind driving that far to go skiing for the day. I also found one decent looking mountiain bike park in Davenport and there's...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-25-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6,002
Views: 367,183
Posted By Krabill
I've ridden with Pat and Phil quite a few times...

I've ridden with Pat and Phil quite a few times as they've come down for our annual Octobertest and the Sooner Cup event here in Oklahoma.

The company I'm looking at has an office in Dubuque as...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-25-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,002
Views: 367,183
Posted By Krabill
Looking at a possible job offer based out of...

Looking at a possible job offer based out of Davenport or somewhere thereabouts. What's the ADV scene like around that area? Twisty pavement, dirt roads, off-road, technical trails, hare scrambles,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 45,974
Views: 9,126,306
Posted By Krabill
It does just simply pressurize the system, but...

It does just simply pressurize the system, but done over and over again and something will eventually give. Flip the kill switch to "off" and you can turn the key on and off as many times as you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45,974
Views: 9,126,306
Posted By Krabill
My guess? You had it really, really flooded. ...

My guess? You had it really, really flooded.

Since you were doing maintenance, adding electrical components, and I would assume testing everything as you were going, if you had the kill switch in...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 244,072
Posted By Krabill
In . . . but I'll be late. 8pm or so.

In . . . but I'll be late. 8pm or so.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Ugh. Good luck.

Ugh. Good luck.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
I don't usually pester anybody in the mornings. ...

I don't usually pester anybody in the mornings. I've learned to keep clear of grumpy folks and just do my own thing until they've had a couple cups of coffee. I was always very courteous and polite...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
:lol3 Since it was brought up, I have been...

:lol3

Since it was brought up, I have been thinking about it. I've always been this way, even as a kid growing up. In the winter time it wasn't so bad because I'd either be out on the snowmobile...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Mornin'. Up, showered, breakfast eaten, lunch...

Mornin'. Up, showered, breakfast eaten, lunch packed. My schedule would destroy a mere mortal.

And yes, life is short. There aren't enough hours in the day as it is. I'm not about to sleep them...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Nah, I've just got too much shit to do every day...

Nah, I've just got too much shit to do every day and I figure I might as well get up and get after it. It's not like anybody else is going to do it for me. It'll be midnight before I finish up what...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
My chains don't last much more than about 6,000...

My chains don't last much more than about 6,000 miles on the WRR. Once they start to get worn and get a few kinks, they tend to eat the shit out of the plastic chain slide in a hurry. Chain and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
I really don't drink much myself. Special...

I really don't drink much myself. Special occasions withstanding. That picture was during the SLAP rally, so I had a good excuse :freaky

I don't drink coffee at all. I'm enough of a morning...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Do you even have to ask? ...

Do you even have to ask?

http://i61.tinypic.com/2evyo06.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 45,974
Views: 9,126,306
Posted By Krabill
First ride with the Seat Concepts this morning. ...

First ride with the Seat Concepts this morning. I gotta say, I think I like it. I'll be doing a writeup on the install and my impressions of it once I get a few more miles on it to put up on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
What I've seen of the WRR's is that they ship...

What I've seen of the WRR's is that they ship with the rear adjustable link all the way up, so yes, they seem tall in the dealership. The first thing I did when I got mine home was turn it down. I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-19-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Krabill
That's something worth noting. I rode 23/215...

That's something worth noting. I rode 23/215 late winter/early spring last year and the roads were covered with sand. Those beautiful fast twisties in the summertime turn into beautiful slow...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Yamaha riders don't drink that fru-fru java crap....

Yamaha riders don't drink that fru-fru java crap. We're real men.

And my KTM is much taller than my WRR. I look like a little kid trying to jump up on it. It's better if I can find a stump to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Yeah, and it barely had enough power to get out...

Yeah, and it barely had enough power to get out of its own way as a prius flew past me on the way to work.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
18 degrees here yesterday morning. Brrr . . . I...

18 degrees here yesterday morning. Brrr . . . I drove the Jeep. 42 this morning and the WRR got to stretch it's legs :ricky

This is the first chance I've had to ride it with my new Seat Concepts...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Typical KTM owner banter :deal

Typical KTM owner banter :deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 45,974
Views: 9,126,306
Posted By Krabill
Gearing it down will do more for throttle...

Gearing it down will do more for throttle response than anything else. I use 13/47 with a 110 link chain.

A fuel programmer is really only necessary to reduce a lean condition caused by...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
My weekend was full of tiny little bikes. ...

My weekend was full of tiny little bikes.

http://i57.tinypic.com/2ibia8x.jpg

My gf . . . she had a new ACL installed last year and was stuck in the same crazy contraption AJay is for 3 weeks as...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 45,974
Views: 9,126,306
Posted By Krabill
I guess everybody's got to do it at least once...

I guess everybody's got to do it at least once :lol3

Wasn't me, but I did have to help dig a couple friend's bikes out of holes like that. The first one when I was about 14. My buddy sunk his...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 45,974
Views: 9,126,306
Posted By Krabill
A friend of mine has a zero. Different model,...

A friend of mine has a zero. Different model, but very similar. It's a great bike as long as you don't have to go very far. It would work fine for commuting, but you're out of luck if you want to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 45,974
Views: 9,126,306
Posted By Krabill
http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy39/tcgeary/Ri...

http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy39/tcgeary/Ride%20Reports/May/5-4-11/DSCN0183.jpg

I guess I just don't understand the reasoning behind going through either one of those.

In both cases, I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
I broke my finger loading a bike onto a trailer...

I broke my finger loading a bike onto a trailer once, and I broke my arm mountain biking, but thankfully haven't ever had a serious motorcycle crash. Must be because I ride all slow and careful :lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-12-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 244,072
Posted By Krabill
Not sure if I've got time for any before or after...

Not sure if I've got time for any before or after activities, but I think I can make the 7pm show tonight.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-11-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 244,072
Posted By Krabill
Friday's and the mall. Kinda glad I'm missing...

Friday's and the mall. Kinda glad I'm missing this one :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 611,814
Posted By Krabill
Believe me, I'm fully aware of what my garage is...

Believe me, I'm fully aware of what my garage is about to look like :huh

Truth be told, it's probably about time to do the suspension on the WRR as well, and my GasGas has an annoying oil weep...
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