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Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 08:31 PM
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Posted By 1994klr250
Well I went ahead and ordered the parts for the...

Well I went ahead and ordered the parts for the cable conversion for the klx. I have a klr250 and since I'm familiar with that set up I ordered the parts to go with that style cable. The klx and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 09:07 PM
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Posted By 1994klr250
Yep it's like the klr650 under the left handle...

Yep it's like the klr650 under the left handle bar controls. I'm going to move it up and to the aft side of the bars when I do the conversion. I was just looking at the choke lever on my klr250 and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 09:50 PM
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Posted By 1994klr250
Earthscape, thanks for the write up. I plan on...

Earthscape, thanks for the write up. I plan on going to the cable setup as well. I think I'm going to try going with the same style that is on my klr250. I believe it is very similar to that of a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,435
Posted By 1994klr250
Nice looking dr. What year is it? I also added...

Nice looking dr. What year is it? I also added a kick starter on my klx when I did the 351 big bore kit. It's an extra piece of insurance if you kill the battery. Are you planning on adding a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
I think next time I will try to include video in...

I think next time I will try to include video in the RR. I've done it in the past, but I usually don't edit video just because I'm not very technical when it comes to doing that kind of thing. Dan...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
Glad you enjoyed it Mike. We got lucky with the...

Glad you enjoyed it Mike. We got lucky with the colors in some areas. I think a fall ride might be in order again for next year, Fred.



There is always more to see and to do in the UP. I've...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,647
Posted By 1994klr250
It seems doing the Circle tour is quite popular...

It seems doing the Circle tour is quite popular this year. My friend Dan and myself looped the lake this past fall and had a great time. I just finished my report as well even though we did the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
The last day on the road for us would be October...

The last day on the road for us would be October 8th. We awoke to wet motorcycles after the passing storms during the night. At least is wasn't raining now. We loaded up the bikes and made our way...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 09:41 PM
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Posted By 1994klr250
I put a pro taper SE cr high aluminum handle bar...

I put a pro taper SE cr high aluminum handle bar on my 06klx. I'm not sure how close the bend is, but the stock cables reached just fine. The wall thickness on these bars is around 5mm so they are...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
We had to make a stop and see Santa in Christmas...

We had to make a stop and see Santa in Christmas the following morning.

http://i524.photobucket.com/albums/cc327/1982fordf100/October%202014/IMG_6600_zpsc8147982.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
Yea, you sure can't predict what the weather will...

Yea, you sure can't predict what the weather will do during that time of the year. I really didn't expect to see snow either, but at least it wasn't on the roads.
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,385
Posted By 1994klr250
If larryboy is in on this one, I'm definitely in!...

If larryboy is in on this one, I'm definitely in! I've been giving the TAT some serious consideration. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
We got a late start the next morning as we...

We got a late start the next morning as we probably didn't get to sleep until 1 am the night before. We took advantage of the "boot dryer" at the Casino :evil

...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
Thanks, I feel like I have nothing on your ride...

Thanks, I feel like I have nothing on your ride reports. You have some of the best ones from the UP I have seen on here. :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
We hiked the trail back to the bikes some of it...

We hiked the trail back to the bikes some of it was quite a work out. I'm just glad it wasn't stairs.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
Glad you are enjoying it. We didn't ride up to...

Glad you are enjoying it. We didn't ride up to Eli MN. I've never thought about going down that sand dune because I know the torture of getting back to the top. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
The plan for the rest of the ride was just to...

The plan for the rest of the ride was just to enjoy and explore as much of the UP as we could, we had about 4 days left to cover the 600 or so miles home. So we weren't in a hurry. We headed north...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
I'll send you the gps track if you want. Our...

I'll send you the gps track if you want. Our route on the way up was basically turning down any dirt road we saw and staying on a northwest direction. We didn't plan on any of it and we really...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
I was up early the next morning eager to get the...

I was up early the next morning eager to get the day started and glad it wasn't raining. If there is one thing I really don't like its waking up in the morning to the rain coming down on my tent and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
Thanks, my favorite road of the trip was...

Thanks, my favorite road of the trip was definitely that dirt road in Canada. The colors in person where so bright it was unreal.
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,205
Posted By 1994klr250
Traveling on a 250 sure puts the world in a...

Traveling on a 250 sure puts the world in a different perspective. It almost forces you off the interstate and to explore little towns of America. If you get a Dr350 for your next bike I don't...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
Back to the main road which is 17 in Canada we...

Back to the main road which is 17 in Canada we continue as the weather began to unleash more rain upon us. When there was something interesting we would make the effort to stop even though it was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
It's a worthwhile trip. I had been wanting to do...

It's a worthwhile trip. I had been wanting to do this particular ride for quite sometime. What kind of bikes are you thinking about taking?
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
On day two we are greeted with what would become...

On day two we are greeted with what would become 2 days of rain which promptly started about 30 minutes after getting on the bikes.

We stop at a gas station just north of Pellston so Dan can try...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
I'm not sure who the legend is, I'm just a troll...

I'm not sure who the legend is, I'm just a troll living under the bridge.



We do encounter some rain which last too long. More to come later tonight.
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,430
Posted By 1994klr250
Two trolls make a loop of the big lake they call gitche gumee

So as the title indicates we are going to loop the big lake they call gitche gumee. We are both trolls since we live under the bridge. Here's our gps track from the route.
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Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8,245
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Posted By 1994klr250
That's a nice looking setup on the NX. What side...

That's a nice looking setup on the NX. What side bags are those on the back? Also are they waterproof? Any chance of a ride report from the trip? Thanks, Fred.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By 1994klr250
Paul, it was great meeting you and I can't thank...

Paul, it was great meeting you and I can't thank you enough for the engine and parts! If your ever passing through my neck of the woods feel free to stop by say hi.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By 1994klr250
I can comfortably ride in 30 degree weather on my...

I can comfortably ride in 30 degree weather on my 800gs when I have my gerbings heated jacket plugged in. Do you have a heated jacket/ liner? I wear mine under my riding jacket and I'm good to go...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By 1994klr250
When I bought my gs in 2009 dealer wanted me to...

When I bought my gs in 2009 dealer wanted me to bring the bike back for the 600 mile service. I never did, I changed the oil myself. The only time the bike has been to the dealer was for items...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By 1994klr250
I believe there was two different versions of...

I believe there was two different versions of those racks. The first version doesn't have the rear cross brace. The second version has the tabs welded onto the racks for the cross brace to bolt...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By 1994klr250
PM Sent.

PM Sent.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 641,535
Posted By 1994klr250
Freedom and it happens to be a dirt road. ...

Freedom and it happens to be a dirt road.

http://i524.photobucket.com/albums/cc327/1982fordf100/June%202013/IMAG2418_zps13653c2d.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-23-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,661,873
Posted By 1994klr250
Five years GS and 50,000+ miles

I've had my GS for a little over 5 years and I can honestly say this has been an amazing motorcycle. I have done seven long distance trips on it. It has carried me to three oceans, the Atlantic,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 2,284,734
Posted By 1994klr250
Both ride reports listed below I did on my 250. ...

Both ride reports listed below I did on my 250. As much as I enjoy taking my 800gs on trips, doing a long ride on the 250 seems more rewarding at times.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11,763
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Posted By 1994klr250
Thanks IDRIDR! :D

Thanks IDRIDR! :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11,763
Views: 2,524,353
Posted By 1994klr250
I clamped a short piece of pipe that had a 2 1/4...

I clamped a short piece of pipe that had a 2 1/4 outside diameter into my vice. Then I heated the steel with my Oxy/acet torch until cherry red and then just pulled the steel around the pipe to make...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,417
Posted By 1994klr250
Great to see you are out there exploring. I...

Great to see you are out there exploring. I didn't start riding until I was 24. I finally rode the rockies when I was 28. Glad to see you making it an adventure at such a young age. There will be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11,763
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Posted By 1994klr250
Sure thing, here's a few pictures when I was...

Sure thing, here's a few pictures when I was making them. They are 3/16 thick steel by 1 inch. I used a cut off wheel to cut the teeth and MIG welded them. They are roughly 2 3/8" x 3 3/4" in size...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By 1994klr250
Excellent write up! The BRP is an awesome ride...

Excellent write up! The BRP is an awesome ride isn't it. I rode it last year during the 3rd week of October. This report makes me wish I would of rode it again this year. I'll definitely ride it...
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