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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-05-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,078
Posted By gdcartjr
You just let me know if you need any help putting...

You just let me know if you need any help putting this together and I will gladly help you.

Doug
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-01-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,078
Posted By gdcartjr
I have a Garmin Zumo on both my dualsport and my...

I have a Garmin Zumo on both my dualsport and my adventure bike. I set it to shortest route... and tell it to avoid hwy's and freeway's. I then pick a remote destination and see where it takes me. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-23-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,078
Posted By gdcartjr
Mainly just the email group. We just announce...

Mainly just the email group. We just announce impromptu rides. AMA website of course for the KTM sponsored and BMW sponsored rides. What type of riding are you looking for...More Dual Sport or...
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,399
Posted By gdcartjr
Moving up from a KLR? I sold my 800gs to move up...

Moving up from a KLR? I sold my 800gs to move up to a KLR imo.

Sent from my DROIDX using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Ebay is usually the quickest I can get stuff...

Ebay is usually the quickest I can get stuff online. I am a huge fan of Bike bandit but the shipping time can be quite lengthy at times. If I am buying online it is for the cheapest price so I use...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Trailtech makes great trail computers and they...

Trailtech makes great trail computers and they just came out with one that has the GPS intergrated.

10w-40 is what I ran in Ky

Ebay for plastic

Read this entire post and right down all the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,761,828
Posted By gdcartjr
This is all cool as could be but I do have one...

This is all cool as could be but I do have one question for you... Does anybody you run into know or recognize the confederate flag on your bike? Just curious if other parts of the world know this...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,078
Posted By gdcartjr
Are you a kyadvrider

Did you join the email group for kyadvriders? If not go to yahoo and join the email group. That is the best way to know where other dual sport and adventure riders are riding and when. Also I am...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Very Reliable

This engine was designed in the mid 80's and at the time when it came out nobody had a 4 valve water cooled engine. It was state of the art and was very reliable then as long as you just...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Adapter sizes

Are these for 1 1/8 bars or 7/8 bars?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Question Renthal Fat Bars on KLX250s

Anybody know how I could get a different triple tree that does not have the lower clamp casted in as part of the triple tree? I am thinking about taking my triple tree and machining out the casted...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By gdcartjr
Cool2 Get a campsite at KOA. It is not a bad...

Get a campsite at KOA. It is not a bad campground at all. They also have cabins but they go fast. There are a few hotels/motels in the area.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By gdcartjr
Wink If you like to ride then it is only wise to...

If you like to ride then it is only wise to support the people that keeps your legal ability to ride. It is AMA sponsored but even if it is not you should support them so they can support you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,315
Posted By gdcartjr
See you all there. Looking forward to the ride.

See you all there. Looking forward to the ride.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,078
Posted By gdcartjr
If you live in ky and like to ride dual sport and...

If you live in ky and like to ride dual sport and adventure rides then you should join the yahoo email group of kyadvriders this is how alot of us communicate to ride the different areas of KY.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,741
Posted By gdcartjr
One more thing... TN is southern KY KY is...

One more thing...

TN is southern KY
KY is northern TN

Same people just different taxes.

The BBQ is also better in the South so KY is southern. Yes I believe in the united states being...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,741
Posted By gdcartjr
South East all the way. We have sweet tea so we...

South East all the way. We have sweet tea so we belong to the South.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By gdcartjr
Best ride in the KTM list of rides. You can bet...

Best ride in the KTM list of rides. You can bet I am there for both days. Of course the fact that I live 15 miles from the campground helps.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By gdcartjr
Slate Creek Adventure Ride 2010

Anyone going to this ride? Bybee, Tn.

First in the BMW Tour this year. I was curious if anyone had ever been on it to let me know what to expect. Hopefully someone has some pictures out there...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By gdcartjr
I plan on going but have never been on this ride....

I plan on going but have never been on this ride. Did find some good comments about it on the internet though. If BMW has there name on it then it must be fairly descent in my mind. I am coming...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Laugh Know what you mean

I know what you mean. I ride with other dual sporters and generally I have no problem leaving them in the dust. Most of them are larger 400cc+ bore bikes. I will however change the bore on mine to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Clean

How do you guys keep these bikes so clean? Do you ride them offroad any??? I have to strip all the stuff off my bike to clean it and even then it is back to muddy in a day.
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By gdcartjr
Wicked So after making this post today and sending a...

So after making this post today and sending a link to this post to the babbitts sales team, I get a phone call stating that they are going to ship me a set or rings for my bike out. Looks like they...
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By gdcartjr
Pissed Babbittsonline sucks

Read it here.

I place an order with Babbittsonline. The box arrives undamaged but the part I ordered was not in the box despite the fact that the packing slip says it was. I call them within an...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By gdcartjr
Also if you do not like BBQ, there is a small...

Also if you do not like BBQ, there is a small little place in the square called something on main. Can't remember but it is a little 50's style hole in the wall eating spot. They also have wireless...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By gdcartjr
Lexington to Nashville

I can give you all kinds of Lexington to Nashville routes but the best for a bike would probably be Hwy68 from Lexington to Glasgow, Ky. While in Glasgow ask to go to Big Mooses for some real good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
A little off subject and on subject, but... ...

A little off subject and on subject, but...

I have really been wanting to get a larger fuel tank for my KLX and I want the Acerbis because I like the looks of it but I am afraid that if I drop the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-24-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 22,287
Posted By gdcartjr
So I guess I am not the only one who has to beat...

So I guess I am not the only one who has to beat the wife home to stay out of the doghouse. LOL

That is great. Good to know someone else has that problem.



:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 2,281,330
Posted By gdcartjr
Where are you starting from? I would take...

Where are you starting from?

I would take out for a year on a bike that size but that is me. I see no reason to have a 400 or higher cc bike for an adventure ride. My 250 will travel at 70mph...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Shifter Grind

I actually had this same problem on a different vehicle though... 88 Kaw Mojave 4-wheeler. I had to take the shifter off and grind the groove to be wider so I could tighten the bolt tighter without...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-16-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By gdcartjr
You can probably count me in.

Me and another buddy will probably be riding over on our bikes from the Somerset, KY area for this event. Anybody else interested in meeting up and making a Dual Sport trip????:clap :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 2,281,330
Posted By gdcartjr
Picture Please

I think this is like a bike I use to have and would love to see a picture of it if possible,
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Good Luck

Good luck man. I love mine. It is almost perfect. Granted as you have seen if you have read this thread it is a little weak but it can be easily solved without a huge cost. Also I have been...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Yeah the brakes work fine but it causes me to...

Yeah the brakes work fine but it causes me to want to let off the pedal because I think I am doing damage. Next thing I know I let off and I am flying down the hill about ready to hit a tree or...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11,744
Views: 2,521,307
Posted By gdcartjr
Rear Brakes sound awful

Does anyone else have a problem with the rear brakes sounding like they are metal to metal on an 07 model? I bought the bike brand new about a month ago from a dealer that had one on hold over. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,567
Posted By gdcartjr
Looking for Ky Riders

Just curious if anyone needs a riding partner in the South Central Ky area. I am a little south of Lexington and would love to meet up with someone else who likes to trail ride/street ride in the...
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