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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Wannabee
Been in a few of those in the local plants ,...

Been in a few of those in the local plants , Homer City more than once , video inspecting tube because of people dropping tools and other items in them . Never spent more than a couple days , more...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-19-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 132,598
Posted By Wannabee
When I was in Kuwait , we used to fill them with...

When I was in Kuwait , we used to fill them with sand and JP5 ..worked great , not sure about doubling as a pannier though (and you have to open the lid and let it sit for a couple minutes , the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
I wanna buy that !

I wanna buy that !
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
Is there a middle ground with studs and cut tires...

Is there a middle ground with studs and cut tires ? The areas I ride in vary , where I live snow and ice are a constant during the winter . 17 miles commute and the roads are usually bare with some...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
Man..I live in Portage and unless you have...

Man..I live in Portage and unless you have studded tires and a desire to destroy your bike with mountains of road salt , riding here is done till fairer weather
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14,870
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Posted By Wannabee
Could very well be ..lol The KLR bloodline runs...

Could very well be ..lol The KLR bloodline runs deep
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
Broke my stock mirrors ..replaced the with cheap...

Broke my stock mirrors ..replaced the with cheap aftermarket ones (the KLR way) and they vibrate like hell . Google Black Sabbath Paranoid album cover ..that's what everything looks like ..lol
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14,870
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Posted By Wannabee
I do believe I have found a set of saddlebags I...

I do believe I have found a set of saddlebags I like ...keeping with KLR tradition as well
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14,870
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Posted By Wannabee
Post a picture of them mounted on your bike

Post a picture of them mounted on your bike
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,654
Posted By Wannabee
I have used the D38/D28 combo on a trip down...

I have used the D38/D28 combo on a trip down south last year , poured everyday for 6 straight days and they worked without a hitch . Great bags !
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,974
Posted By Wannabee
I bought a pair of the Bilt over pants , they...

I bought a pair of the Bilt over pants , they work , have ridden in Temps down to 0° and was comfortable . Works for me
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14,870
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Posted By Wannabee
Scorpio bane I checked in at right around 9000...

Scorpio bane
I checked in at right around 9000 miles , the spring had lived it's life ...eagle Mike to the rescue
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14,870
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Posted By Wannabee
Visit www.greenchileadv.com Don't know if he's...

Visit www.greenchileadv.com
Don't know if he's an inmate here , he is in a KLR group on Facebook .
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 109,695
Posted By Wannabee
That's pretty much what it looked like on my trip...

That's pretty much what it looked like on my trip last year , still a good time . The 600+ miles of highway in torrential downpours wasn't much fun though

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Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
No experience with the Rainier , but I have the...

No experience with the Rainier , but I have the Explorer lite . It's expandable , holds a lot of stuff and is unobtrusive .

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Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14,870
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Posted By Wannabee
Some shop time today , fresh oil/filter , new...

Some shop time today , fresh oil/filter , new no-toil air filter , new chain and sprockets and a once over examination . She's ready to hit the road again (or lack there of)

sent from my Illudium...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
Well hell ...Noone said I was a genius ..lol I...

Well hell ...Noone said I was a genius ..lol
I have ran progressive springs in other bikes , with noticeable results . The suspension on my 2012 was so soft it was unusable to me . So I went with...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14,870
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Posted By Wannabee
I have a cogent rear shock , progressive front...

I have a cogent rear shock , progressive front springs and emulators and heavier oil . Made a world of difference

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Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
I just saw those , a tad bit cheaper and seem to...

I just saw those , a tad bit cheaper and seem to have good reviews . Gonna give them a try

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Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
Time to replace the chain and sprockets , 15,000...

Time to replace the chain and sprockets , 15,000 miles on the OEM set ain't bad .
Question : anyone ever use the chain/sprocket package from ProCycle ? If not , any recommendations ?

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 109,695
Posted By Wannabee
I ride through there all the time , heading out...

I ride through there all the time , heading out to ride around Raystown lake and random farm roads . Also like the donuts at Mamies (or however you spell it )

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 109,695
Posted By Wannabee
I rode Skyline Dr , the BRP, the Foothills...

I rode Skyline Dr , the BRP, the Foothills Parkway , the Dragon and the Cherohala Skyway to Tellico Plains . Then slabbed it back to Portage Pa 650+ miles in 6 days . Was able to relax , see the area...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-25-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 132,598
Posted By Wannabee
I know , I am experiencing the ravages of salt...

I know , I am experiencing the ravages of salt with my truck . Just replaced the transmission lines and brake lines , both were about to fail . Lucky I caught that before she took me for a ride
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 109,695
Posted By Wannabee
I made the trip last year for pretty cheap , I...

I made the trip last year for pretty cheap , I will definitely be doing it again next year . I have been many places all around the world and my favorite place to be is the Smokey Mountains

sent...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-25-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 132,598
Posted By Wannabee
I have wanted to give studs a try , what's the...

I have wanted to give studs a try , what's the secret to riding all winter ? Here in Portage the roads are in shitty condition all winter

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 109,695
Posted By Wannabee
Now your just tempting me ..lol sent from my...

Now your just tempting me ..lol

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 109,695
Posted By Wannabee
Do it ...you know you want to ..lol I was...

Do it ...you know you want to ..lol
I was planning a trip down to NC and then do the BRP and Skyline Dr back north , but some financial issues get in the way .

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 109,695
Posted By Wannabee
I didn't get to make mine , hopefully next year ...

I didn't get to make mine , hopefully next year

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 132,598
Posted By Wannabee
Sounds like a good time , but I will be in...

Sounds like a good time , but I will be in Bermuda

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Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
Here in the USA there are no such restrictions ....

Here in the USA there are no such restrictions . You can walk into a dealership with your 16 year old kid and buy them the most powerful bike made , and promptly be planning their funeral .

...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
How do these or any panniers effect the handling...

How do these or any panniers effect the handling ? I ha r a small set of bags on my crash bars and notice a difference , do these have an even great effect ?

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 132,598
Posted By Wannabee
The shop that inspects mine ...lights , horn ,...

The shop that inspects mine ...lights , horn , signals , tires ...no petty bullshit

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-10-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 132,598
Posted By Wannabee
Where's that at ? sent from my Illudium Q-36...

Where's that at ?

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Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
I'm no genius ...but wouldn't loosening the chain...

I'm no genius ...but wouldn't loosening the chain via the tensioners be a simple fix ?

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 132,598
Posted By Wannabee
Quite a diverse grouping ...I have a 2012 KLR ,...

Quite a diverse grouping ...I have a 2012 KLR , first one I have owned and love it . Does nothing extremely well but does everything within reason . I've done week long road trips and had a blast...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
I've lived in areas like that down home , not...

I've lived in areas like that down home , not for me . I wish I lived on a nice piece of property , but the neighbors are cool ...Noone bothers one another and close to some nice riding

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Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14,870
Views: 1,604,647
Posted By Wannabee
I live in Portage , near Ebensburg . That...

I live in Portage , near Ebensburg . That describes about every state in the union ..lol
I'm not from here actually , born and raised in Ocean City , Maryland and married a girl from Portage and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 132,598
Posted By Wannabee
Wish I could have made it , looks like a good...

Wish I could have made it , looks like a good group and a good ride .
I did get some stuff done , new brake pads and bleed and renewed brake fluid , oil/filter change , air filter serviced and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-26-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 132,598
Posted By Wannabee
I have stared at this route on a map for a couple...

I have stared at this route on a map for a couple years , that would be a great time !

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 132,598
Posted By Wannabee
That's why she said .... sent from my...

That's why she said ....

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