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Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 57,377
Posted By Jeephoto
I'm considering a T100. Would I find the...

I'm considering a T100. Would I find the Bonneville T100 to be a better touring bike than my KLR650? More horsepower, extra cylinder, etc.
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,782
Posted By Jeephoto
I guess I don't fit the Adventure Rider...

I guess I don't fit the Adventure Rider definition. I really feel like it's an adventure to me when my son on his Tiger XC800 and me on my KLR get out of DFW and explore the County and Farm to Market...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,782
Posted By Jeephoto
Thanks for the varied and insightful opinions....

Thanks for the varied and insightful opinions. I'm currently leaning toward the Scrambler and adding a windshield and rack/sissy bar. I figure that would meet my needs of approx. 80% commuting/...
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,782
Posted By Jeephoto
I want a Triumph Scrambler, but...

I want a Triumph Scrambler to replace my KLR, but I have one reservation. How is the Scrambler for touring?

I love the looks of the Scram; especially the red and silver. It would be perfect around...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 59,865
Posted By Jeephoto
A photo from the recent International Motorcycle...

A photo from the recent International Motorcycle Show in Dallas. I think these are tires from WWII military Jeeps and Trucks. I think they are called "Unidirectional".
...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,502
Posted By Jeephoto
I'm trying to decide between these two myself....

I'm trying to decide between these two myself. Currently riding a KLR650, mostly commuting, some 100-200 mile day rides. Never taken the KLR off road; just dirt/gravel roads.
Planning to replace the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Jeephoto
DFW ADVriders let me ride their DR650?

I'm currently riding a '99 KLR650, but considering a DR650.

Would anyone riding a DR650 in the DFW area be interested in swapping bikes for a short test ride? Just so I can compare bikes.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,863
Posted By Jeephoto
Funny you mention Starbucks; that is where we...

Funny you mention Starbucks; that is where we were. I was spending Starbucks Gift Cards.
Forum: Americas 06-04-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Jeephoto
Dad, here. I've driven across Texas to Amarillo,...

Dad, here. I've driven across Texas to Amarillo, Red River and Santa Fe many times. Would not want to do it on the KLR. So trailering is a great idea, plus the wife can come along. Been to Moab,...
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5,800
Views: 1,445,478
Posted By Jeephoto
Simply beautiful photo. Congrats on the new bike....

Simply beautiful photo. Congrats on the new bike.

We were in Burnet (close to Austin) this weekend and I could not believe the amount of Bluebonnets. And the size, my Lord, the Hill Country...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,922
Posted By Jeephoto
After reading everyone's comments, I think I had...

After reading everyone's comments, I think I had a poor choice of words in my original post.

I feel more "comfortable" on the bike than I do in the car; not "safer".

I agree that riding is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,922
Posted By Jeephoto
Feel safer on the bike than in the cage?

This might sound a little crazy, but I feel safer out on the road on my motorcycle than I do in the car.

In the car:
I feel squeezed in tight between the road stripes like I can't manuever,
More...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-19-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,374
Posted By Jeephoto
I will have to bow out of this get-together;...

I will have to bow out of this get-together; Y'all have a good time.

Maybe I can meet up with you some other time.


I'll keep watching the regional forums.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,269
Posted By Jeephoto
Post your OOPS stories here

While out riding today, I experienced an OOPS moment where I, the motorcyclist, did something dumb but it all worked out OK.

Approaching a 4-way stopsign, I normally wave on all other drivers so...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-16-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,374
Posted By Jeephoto
How will I recognize y'all?

How will I recognize y'all?
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By Jeephoto
Might as well get the XR650L

I've been researching the XR650L, the DR650 and the KLR for a long time; comparing, pricing, test riding, etc. I feel like I've asked a million questions here at ADVrider and other web forums. I've...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By Jeephoto
Yeah, I could have done that. But I wanted to...

Yeah, I could have done that. But I wanted to impress y'all by "name-dropping" all the cool places I would like to ride someday. :lol3

Seriously, I am only trying to determine whether I need to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By Jeephoto
Real World Fuel Range Question

There is a lot of discussion about fuel ranges and tank sizes on Thumpers. The KLR is praised for its 6 gallon tank, but XR and DR owners many times suggest replacing the stock tank with a bigger...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,026
Posted By Jeephoto
I had a 125cc Yamaha Enduro way back when, and I...

I had a 125cc Yamaha Enduro way back when, and I rode the crap out of it.

If my memory serves me, it was a '71 or '72, electric start and it was orange. It had the Yamalube oil/gas mix tank on...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 27,448
Posted By Jeephoto
levity - I LOVE Jeep Photos, thanks. :D A...

levity - I LOVE Jeep Photos, thanks. :D

A TJ with BFG's and KC HiLites in Red Rock Country, my mouth is watering. Where is that? We wanted so badly to do that in our TJ when we went to Moab, but...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 27,448
Posted By Jeephoto
Honda CRF230F - Street Legal Dualsport?

I want a street bike; a dual sport to ride streets, dirt roads and jeep trails. I've looked at all the current dualsports and I can neither afford them nor do I completely like everything about them....
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jeephoto
Buy Gear BEFORE the Bike?

Would it be the consensus here to buy protective gear BEFORE buying the motorcycle? Rather than buying the bike & helmet and then buying boots, jacket, etc., as money and time allows?

I currently...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2005, 11:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,939
Posted By Jeephoto
Thanks for all the great replies. The internet is...

Thanks for all the great replies. The internet is a good place to learn helpful things, but there is a lot of negative stuff, too.

I don't know why choosing a motorcycle is so hard; maybe there IS...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2005, 01:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,939
Posted By Jeephoto
KLR vs XR650L - More trouble mechanically?

Would a KLR be more "trouble" mechanically, than an XR650L?

If I buy a KLR, would I be working on it more than if I buy an XR650L? Many websites talk about the KLR's known issues: tensioner...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2005, 01:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,114
Posted By Jeephoto
WOW, Chris, great ride report and photos. Very...

WOW, Chris, great ride report and photos. Very impressive. :thumb

You surely do not find scenery like that here in North Texas. At least it's getting cooler here instead of those 100 degree days...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2005, 01:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,568
Posted By Jeephoto
Honda CB400SS

Looking around the web at Honda stuff; this looks real interesting. Reminds me of the new Triumph Scrambler and Bonnevilles.

Personally, I like it! If it would only come to the US.

First photo...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2005, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,783
Posted By Jeephoto
Thanks for the replies. Most of the...

Thanks for the replies.

Most of the comments I read about the XRL relate to its highway manners and/or its dirt abilities; hardly any is said about that "in-between" riding such as everyday...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2005, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,783
Posted By Jeephoto
XR650L - How good a street bike is it?

Most of the threads about the XRL raves about its off-road abilities, along with some criticism of its highway abilities. Too tall/heavy for tight off-road and able to cruise at 70 mph but windy...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,788
Posted By Jeephoto
Just thinking out loud here, but...... DV650...

Just thinking out loud here, but......

DV650 - current DR650 with the SV650 engine (retuned for DP use), more comfy seat (like the one from the WeeStrom), small fairing (like the Ulysses), rack...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2005, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 136,421
Posted By Jeephoto
Wow! 500+ posts and I think I've read every one....

Wow! 500+ posts and I think I've read every one. This really has been an exciting thread, with the wishing and hoping and speculating and guessing.

I'm not in the market for a big adventure...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2005, 10:21 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,455
Posted By Jeephoto
Well, if jeans are so bad, why is EVERY...

Well, if jeans are so bad, why is EVERY motorcycle manufacturer's brochure photos showing a guy or girl wearing jeans? They are all the same; black full face helmet, black boots, black jacket...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 990
Posted By Jeephoto
Yea, I know how you feel. We spend two days...

Yea, I know how you feel.

We spend two days driving from Dallas to Santa Fe, Durango, Ouray, Mexican Hat & Moab, for what? Lots of crappy mountains and winding roads. The desert heat, the cold...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2005, 12:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 897
Posted By Jeephoto
While we are on this subject... I see alot...

While we are on this subject...

I see alot of garage photos where people store their helmets on shelves in the garage. I read somewhere IIRC, that gasoline fumes and/or natural gas fumes from the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 897
Posted By Jeephoto
Helmet on bike seat while away from bike.

I notice bikes alot more now wherever I go. I pay particularly close attention to riders on the street and how they conduct themselves as I seek to learn the correct behaviors when I get on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,021
Posted By Jeephoto
Good catch about the starter, I was wondering the...

Good catch about the starter, I was wondering the same thing. The specs on the website linked to, the starter is listed as "self-starting" whatever that means. :huh

This could be a great bike as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,021
Posted By Jeephoto
http://world.honda.com/news/2005/image/2050214/04....

http://world.honda.com/news/2005/image/2050214/04.jpg

An XR50 SM bike (pictured), and an XR100 SM bike, too.

http://world.honda.com/news/2005/2050214.html
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,021
Posted By Jeephoto
http://world.honda.com/news/2005/image/2050316/01....

http://world.honda.com/news/2005/image/2050316/01.jpg

Wow. Me likey, very much. WAY TO GO, HONDA :thumb

I wonder if that sweet bike is coming to America?

A question? A SuperMotard is a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2005, 01:10 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 25,220
Posted By Jeephoto
Wow, I think I just saw my future. :D I...

Wow, I think I just saw my future. :D

I see myself doing exactly what your DAD is doing; riding with my son(s). I plan on trailering our bikes to New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Big Bend in...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2005, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,815
Posted By Jeephoto
Olympia Airglide Jacket

Does anyone here have any experience with the Olympia Airglide Jacket/pants?

I tried on the jacket today at MotoLiberty here in Dallas and I like it. The salesman told me it was a very popular...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By Jeephoto
I bought the XL250 as a collectable to go along...

I bought the XL250 as a collectable to go along with my '75 TL125 trials bike. I'm just going to use it temporarily.

What I really want is a Honda XR650L. Even that bike won't be too different...
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