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Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 8,674
Views: 2,211,146
Posted By Newfiebullet
Looks great, and I'll bet you're anxious to take...

Looks great, and I'll bet you're anxious to take it for a spin! I know I would be after having it laid up for two years.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
That's pretty sweet looking. ...

That's pretty sweet looking.
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTE5N1gxNjAw/$(KGrHqZ,!n8E63WLp3ekBO2+HPNZyg~~60_1.JPG

I found a place to buy the plunger online in Canada, but the f-ing shipping was still...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
Does anybody ever actually turn off their high...

Does anybody ever actually turn off their high beams on a KLR? I don't think I ever do. Granted I don't drive much at night, but that's because I desperately need to do a head light upgrade as well.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By Newfiebullet
Good post. A 14/43 is a barely noticeable...

Good post.

A 14/43 is a barely noticeable improvement over stock. I'd like to try a 13/43 or 14/45.
Forum: Canada 09-22-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,322
Posted By Newfiebullet
RTR seems to be still down. but now with this...

RTR seems to be still down. but now with this message...


Forbidden

You don't have permission to access /index.html on this server.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
You're the one taking offense. I don't think it's...

You're the one taking offense. I don't think it's me who's wound tight.

I've skipped the beer and went straight to the rye. :beer
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
"spodabe"? Seriously?

"spodabe"? Seriously?
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
Please, tell us more about where to find this. ...

Please, tell us more about where to find this.

When the sun starts setting I have to get off the road, my headlight is pathetic.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
Duh, go for the 2012.

Duh, go for the 2012.
Forum: Canada 09-18-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 58,050
Posted By Newfiebullet
I don't think I'll be able to do the whole trip,...

I don't think I'll be able to do the whole trip, but I'll certainly make an effort to cross paths for a day or two. :beer
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
It's gonna be a tough sell, but people will buy...

It's gonna be a tough sell, but people will buy anything if the price is right.

I would certainly suggest stripping the goodies and selling separate.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8,674
Views: 2,211,146
Posted By Newfiebullet
I like everything other than the fake BMW logo. ...

I like everything other than the fake BMW logo.

I just don't get why KLR owners pretend to have BMW's. :huh



How are you shearing the bolts? Did you drill holes and use nuts and bolts, did...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
Don't do it. Go soft luggage.

Don't do it. Go soft luggage.
Forum: Canada 09-17-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,322
Posted By Newfiebullet
Strange indeed.

Strange indeed.
Forum: Canada 09-17-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,680
Posted By Newfiebullet
wsrock, I was wondering if it was you I saw...

wsrock, I was wondering if it was you I saw leaving the Royal Hotel this morning at 7:15, but I think the BMW was a 800, not the 1200.

I should've stopped to chat with the rider, but I was on my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
I ordered a Raptor petcock and when it came in I...

I ordered a Raptor petcock and when it came in I found that the gas line on the KLR is too big for the petcock, so I can't use it unless I want to fool around with getting a smaller gas line, or some...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
The bike speedos sound like a great, cheap...

The bike speedos sound like a great, cheap option, but I'd just go for a GPS.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,131
Posted By Newfiebullet
I will definitely be doing some touring around...

I will definitely be doing some touring around the island next summer, and the Avalon is one area that I really need to explore more.

The stock tank will certainly dent easier, but they're pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,131
Posted By Newfiebullet
I disagree. One of the main advantages of the KLR...

I disagree. One of the main advantages of the KLR is that it already comes with a large tank. A 20 lt tank can get you up to 425kms, and will get you 275kms when absolutely hammered. Unless you're...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,042
Posted By Newfiebullet
OMG that's sweet!

OMG that's sweet!
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,131
Posted By Newfiebullet
Bingo Congrats. :beer

Bingo

Congrats. :beer
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
There are lots of kits available through the...

There are lots of kits available through the aftermarket. I can't even remember which one I went with, but I found it on ebay.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
It's funny you mention this. For the past 3...

It's funny you mention this.

For the past 3 weeks or so my bike has been incredibly difficult to start when cold.

If I give it full choke it just floods. Give it partial choke and it'll catch,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,686
Posted By Newfiebullet
I've seen that one before. Looks awesome. ...

I've seen that one before. Looks awesome.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-6r90Z5NsWrE/Ui7qqLAI3VI/AAAAAAAAE00/otqhzMZLGW0/s450/dakar_klr_3.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,686
Posted By Newfiebullet
A shame this thread died before there were many...

A shame this thread died before there were many pics in it.

I was kind of curious, as well, as I'm looking for ideas on weird and whacky KLR ideas. Nothing extravagant, as I'm not going to spend...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,680
Posted By Newfiebullet
Well, thankfully I wasn't there on the bike. That...

Well, thankfully I wasn't there on the bike. That would've been nasty.
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 44,486
Posted By Newfiebullet
Well, he may have invented the name. But he...

Well, he may have invented the name. But he actually bought the boat on the south shore, which in the south-eastern part of the Avalon peninsula.
:beer
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,680
Posted By Newfiebullet
This photo is from near Cartwright junction, on...

This photo is from near Cartwright junction, on the Trans-Lab, taken this morning.


https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/1236447_561299780602875_215861318_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,422
Posted By Newfiebullet
Certainly looks good in white!

Certainly looks good in white!
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 44,486
Posted By Newfiebullet
It's been a long long time since I read The Boat...

It's been a long long time since I read The Boat Who Wouldn't Float, a book I thoroughly enjoyed, and which is a great example of freedom and adventure, the perfect kind of book for people at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8,674
Views: 2,211,146
Posted By Newfiebullet
Welcome to the club! I'd love to get...

Welcome to the club!



I'd love to get out to the western US to do some riding. Looks like another world.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
Ahhhh, you're talking about the carburateur...

Ahhhh, you're talking about the carburateur slide.

Now I got ya. :beer
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,293
Posted By Newfiebullet
That's what I'd really like to do.

That's what I'd really like to do.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
I still want to know what the 2 holes in the...

I still want to know what the 2 holes in the slide is referring to.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,293
Posted By Newfiebullet
That would be a new 2013 here as well, though a...

That would be a new 2013 here as well, though a leftover 2012 wouldn't be much cheaper.

In anycase, I'm not going to think about it until the spring. Right now I'm doing a bunch of odds and ends...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,293
Posted By Newfiebullet
Actually, I can get a very sweet deal on a Gen 2....

Actually, I can get a very sweet deal on a Gen 2. Could probably get one OTD for $6000-$6500.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,293
Posted By Newfiebullet
Well, I'm leaning more and more towards keeping...

Well, I'm leaning more and more towards keeping the 92.

Certainly, as it is I can ride the bike back and forth to work, on the trails, and on weekend trips.

After 4000kms on it this summer,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 44,486
Posted By Newfiebullet
If you go out past Blue Beach there's a great...

If you go out past Blue Beach there's a great spot for free camping, though I don't know if I'd want to be there on a really windy night. It's pretty exposed. But does offer some great views.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16,674
Views: 1,909,241
Posted By Newfiebullet
:huh 2 holes in the slide?

:huh


2 holes in the slide?
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,409
Posted By Newfiebullet
Width is also a factor in touching the ground. ...

Width is also a factor in touching the ground.



So do I. :beer
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