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Forum: Beasts 07-12-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,868
Posted By nomosnow
Gave my 08 KLR to my son then I bought a 2012 DR...

Gave my 08 KLR to my son then I bought a 2012 DR 650 and also a 2012 DL 650 . The DR 650 is a better KLR and the DL 650 is also a better KLR.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,498
Posted By nomosnow
The balancer chain is a problem . It will loosen...

The balancer chain is a problem . It will loosen up slap and make a heck of a racket when you are getting underway .Because ( of course) the stock spring is too long . If you ignore it like I did...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,002
Posted By nomosnow
Difference is dirt/street, night/day "lots of...

Difference is dirt/street, night/day "lots of dirt average riding skills" keep the dr !!!!!!!!!!:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By nomosnow
It is the rear knobby on the KLR that causes the...

It is the rear knobby on the KLR that causes the twitchy feeling. I run a Dunlop 606 front on my klr with a kenda k270 on the rear really stable in all types of gravel.So you are right but just...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,281
Posted By nomosnow
Keep in mind this is not a modern motor. It's...

Keep in mind this is not a modern motor. It's design goes back about 30 years. So you are buying an antique design and where this really shows up is the balancer chain.Which is a bad idea .Never buy...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
Bad roads??????????Where I come from this road...

Bad roads??????????Where I come from this road would be classified as a highway.:lol3
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,563
Posted By nomosnow
I too own both these bikes and bought both of...

I too own both these bikes and bought both of them brand new for the same price of the new tigerXC.
I have a 32 inch inseam and good knees as well so no problem on the Ninja except the seat sucks....
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
I am also concerned with the rake/trail...

I am also concerned with the rake/trail dimmensions of the XC and I am a baffled how ( as far as I know) none of the testers or owners for that matter have ever mentioned the handling on soft...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 24,651
Posted By nomosnow
I would just like to add that there is no way...

I would just like to add that there is no way Kawasaki is going to put fuel injection on this antiquated POS single cylinder KLR engine they will instead install the modern twin engine with it's...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 24,651
Posted By nomosnow
"The only problem I see with a KLR650 twin is...

"The only problem I see with a KLR650 twin is that it won't be light enough or cheap enough to make it worth stepping down from a Tiger 800 or BMW 800GS."

I don't know if it would be "stepping"...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,622
Posted By nomosnow
Just curious if they were any Canadians there....

Just curious if they were any Canadians there. Maybe looking to save around $4000.00 bucks on the purchase price it's $16500 .00 in Canada (don't you know) oh ya and as I type this our little old (...
Forum: Beasts 01-05-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 24,651
Posted By nomosnow
As far as Iam concerned building this bike...

As far as Iam concerned building this bike should be a no brainer for Kawasaki. The KLR chassis is proven to be tough and durable.The bike could meet Euro standards for emissions making it a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-04-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,826
Posted By nomosnow
Lets start a petition thread demanding Kawasaki...

Lets start a petition thread demanding Kawasaki build this bike :clap . Are you with me Inmates .....
Forum: Beasts 12-29-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
Note to the administrator of this forum please...

Note to the administrator of this forum please delete this useless thread.:flush
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-28-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,826
Posted By nomosnow
Ok Kawasaki if your listening this thread was...

Ok Kawasaki if your listening this thread was started 1 month ago and as of right now it is number 1 ahead of the Super Tenere and the Tiger 800 thread so build this bike !!!!!!! IT WILL SELL.:clap
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,828
Posted By nomosnow
Here is the deal. Kawasaki will look at sales and...

Here is the deal. Kawasaki will look at sales and if the the KLR single cylinder sales are not dropping they will do nothing.
However if the sales are dropping and they see that Triumph sales of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,826
Posted By nomosnow
The popularity of this thread will not go...

The popularity of this thread will not go unoticed by Kawasaki it will happen ( hopefully) that is the official KLRE650 form Kawasaki.
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
I have never ridden a Triumph but have really...

I have never ridden a Triumph but have really studied this one and when you look at it closely it looks just like any Japanese bike which is great .
I hope it has similar build quality .
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,826
Posted By nomosnow
Another idea would be you could send in your...

Another idea would be you could send in your frame to the shop and have them do the mods on it and they could send it back to you and you could bolt in the Ninja motor.
I don't think I have the...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 68,713
Posted By nomosnow
Question to Canadians since it is obvious that we...

Question to Canadians since it is obvious that we are going to have to pay $5000.00 more then are USA friends to get a Super Tenere who is rich enough up here to buy one at $17500.00 CAD????Note are...
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
Us Canadians are paying a huge premium on the...

Us Canadians are paying a huge premium on the Super Tenere over our USA friends as they are getting a great deal. So I won't buy one until they discount it heavily which they will sooner or later. As...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,383
Posted By nomosnow
New bike purchases to date. 1965 Honda 50 ...

New bike purchases to date.
1965 Honda 50
1966 Honda s65
1968 Honda CB 350 k0
1972 Honda Cb 750
1975 Honda xl350
1984 Honda xl 650
1990 honda Hawk gt
1993 Honda VFR 750
1999 Honda VFr 800
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
No bad reviews yet:clap. I am interested in...

No bad reviews yet:clap. I am interested in seeing how the reviews go when the magazines can actually get their hands on one but it is looking good so far.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-28-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 99,296
Posted By nomosnow
KLRE 650 conversion question

I got question about the air intakes on THE KLRE 650 Repsolrider where did you fit the airbox and air fliter ? Thanks again for posting .:clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,884
Posted By nomosnow
Lets just say Japanese bikes offer the best bang...

Lets just say Japanese bikes offer the best bang for the buck most reliable bikes out there.:raabia
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
From the posted South Africa article "The airbox...

From the posted South Africa article "The airbox is relocated under the seat, where it is more protected from debris"
Can this be true I thought it was under the tank?????? Where did they put the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-24-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 99,296
Posted By nomosnow
You bet this is the ticket I know I will not be...

You bet this is the ticket I know I will not be the only one who wants to do this.:clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-24-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 99,296
Posted By nomosnow
Agree what I need to get me going is a kit with...

Agree what I need to get me going is a kit with measurements, instructions and I have got a winter project . I can get a Ninja motor and I already have a KLR. No use inventing the wheel everytime...
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
I watched most of the video the guy he was...

I watched most of the video the guy he was following obviously doesn't have any gravel road experience or he wouldn't have put his foot down like he was ice racing.:rofl And they weren't going very...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By nomosnow
Ok what year of KLR was that anyway??Pre 08 I...

Ok what year of KLR was that anyway??Pre 08 I bet???
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-22-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 99,296
Posted By nomosnow
[quote=lukeman]That KLR is amazing. Kawasaki...

[quote=lukeman]That KLR is amazing. Kawasaki really needs to build that bike! It looks perfect for long distance rtw travels...[/quote

If Kawasaki doesn't build it maybe somebody could come up...
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
Note this quote about riding the XC on pavement...

Note this quote about riding the XC on pavement from Motorcyclist's Tim Carrithers......Nothing drags at the apex:clap
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
You know what is odd about the mini test rides of...

You know what is odd about the mini test rides of the XC model is that none of the so called expert testers have picked up on the Triumph's aggressive rake/trail specs as compared to other bikes in...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
Ashe's ride report is out. ...

Ashe's ride report is out.

http://www.ashonbikes.com/content/triumph-tiger-800-review

Enjoy.:1drink
Forum: Canada 11-10-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,438
Posted By nomosnow
Does anybody have any hope that this law may...

Does anybody have any hope that this law may change now that BC's infamous Premier has resigned??
This is for you Gordon Campbell .:flip
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
After watching the video of the XC on a dirt road...

After watching the video of the XC on a dirt road I was wondering where does Triumph usually put the engine airfilter ?
Under the fuel tank ??? or????......
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
Here are a couple of interesting excerpts from...

Here are a couple of interesting excerpts from the visordown Triumph interview
"
The pillion pegs are welded to the frame. Is that something that you think you'll need to change in a future model,...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
I will have a go at it. Take one KLR, everything...

I will have a go at it. Take one KLR, everything , on it has been tested forever.
Take one ninja 650 R twin motor( note it is the same weight as the single cylinder KLR engine) and drop it in the...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,462
Posted By nomosnow
Nice post agree with you my KLR usually looks...

Nice post agree with you my KLR usually looks more like a agriculture implement then a motorcycle and the air cleaner is always dirty. So do I want to subject a bike that will cost at least 2 times...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6,315
Views: 1,352,922
Posted By nomosnow
The Versys 650 twin would be a great motor for...

The Versys 650 twin would be a great motor for the KLR . I bet that someday you will see it as well. Because now we have the new Tiger XC to compete with the F800 gs. And they don't sell the KLR in...
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