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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
I'm getting my KLX ready for the COBDR. I'm...

I'm getting my KLX ready for the COBDR. I'm going in August.

Tomorrow I'm adding my Clarke 2.7 tank. That's the last upgrade I'm doing, and I should be good to go.

I've owned almost a dozen...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By Powderaddict
It would be nice if people with common models...

It would be nice if people with common models used the thread for those models. For example, we don't need a thread specific to which aftermarket tank to buy for a KLR 650 when there is a perfectly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13,446
Views: 1,851,711
Posted By Powderaddict
https://westslope.craigslist.org/mcy/5101648503.ht...

https://westslope.craigslist.org/mcy/5101648503.html

I saw this posted today. I don't know anything about the bike, owner, etc, but $2k for a 2009 KLX 250s with 2k miles is a steal. If I had $2k...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
I put Protaper bars on mine, they weren't very...

I put Protaper bars on mine, they weren't very expensive. I can't remember the name of the bend. It's pretty much the same bend as stock.

If I remember right, I think I paid about $45 for them. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks, this is very helpful. Yes, it gets...

Thanks, this is very helpful.

Yes, it gets to be a bit much. I'm sure our neighbors love it when I start up in the morning.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
So my 2009 came with a FMF powercore 4 exhaust. ...

So my 2009 came with a FMF powercore 4 exhaust. It's pretty loud.

Have any of you bought an insert for it? If so, what has been your experience?

I'd like to get a quieter exhaust, maybe the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
I'm not really sure how I'd define high mileage. ...

I'm not really sure how I'd define high mileage. I'd like to keep mine for a long, long time. Right now it's at about 11k, 3k by me. I've had the valves checked, and changed the oil twice, and the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
So I'm just curious, how many of you all have...

So I'm just curious, how many of you all have high miles on the original, stock engine?

I'm loving my KLX, it seems like it's a tough, versatile bike. I've put about 3k on it in the last year on...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 471,896
Posted By Powderaddict
And keyword abuse. I flag ads that have a ton of...

And keyword abuse. I flag ads that have a ton of keywords completely unrelated to the bike being sold.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By Powderaddict
I've been snowed on in August. Basically be...

I've been snowed on in August. Basically be prepared for high 90's, and be prepared for cold temps and storms. Three (sometimes four) seasons can be experienced the same day.

Often it's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
I have a FMF powercore 4 exhaust. I've noticed...

I have a FMF powercore 4 exhaust. I've noticed recently the front of the two brackets that connect the exhaust to the bike is cracked, on the muffler itself.

I'm thinking of just JB welding the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,239
Posted By Powderaddict
You need two bikes IMO. A 250 dual sport, as...

You need two bikes IMO.

A 250 dual sport, as you said that's what you really want, and a Ninja 650 for riding 2 up.

I put over 30k on a Ninja 650. It was comfortable, smooth, economical, and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,455
Posted By Powderaddict
That's a spin job any politician would be proud...

That's a spin job any politician would be proud of!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,455
Posted By Powderaddict
Don't forget the references he made to digging...

Don't forget the references he made to digging shallow graves, and thinly veiled threats to make adv rallies and meets "awkward".
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,455
Posted By Powderaddict
"I just wanted to be friends" :rofl :rofl ...

"I just wanted to be friends"

:rofl :rofl

I especially like the veiled threats to dig unmarked graves lol
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,455
Posted By Powderaddict
I'm sure that's why you changed all your...

I'm sure that's why you changed all your extremely creepy posts that have nothing to do with her identity.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,455
Posted By Powderaddict
Ahh, the old "I've made an ass of myself, can we...

Ahh, the old "I've made an ass of myself, can we pretend it never happened?" request.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,455
Posted By Powderaddict
Please please please mods punt this to JM!

Please please please mods punt this to JM!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13,446
Views: 1,851,711
Posted By Powderaddict
Scam.

Scam.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
I prefer lighter bikes, myself. You do need to...

I prefer lighter bikes, myself. You do need to really look at what you are taking, and reduce your load to the bare essentials.

I've owned a KLR 650 as well, if I was staying on paved or graded...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
I'm planning on doing the CO BDR on my KLX this...

I'm planning on doing the CO BDR on my KLX this summer.

I just ordered the 2.6 Clarke tank, and a rear rack.

I'm excited, I think the KLX will be a great bike for the trip!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13,446
Views: 1,851,711
Posted By Powderaddict
I'm just going to put this here. ...

I'm just going to put this here.

http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/4911509971.html
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks. That's not bad at all, I can live...

Thanks.

That's not bad at all, I can live with that.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks. I'm guessing the 09 will be similar?...

Thanks.

I'm guessing the 09 will be similar?

A picture would be appreciated!
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
Does anyone have experience with the Clarke 2.7...

Does anyone have experience with the Clarke 2.7 gas tank?

Does it pretty much bolt right in?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 113,256
Posted By Powderaddict
Hopefully I'll be doing the BDR in August, I'll...

Hopefully I'll be doing the BDR in August, I'll be on my KLX250S.

This looks like an amazing ride!
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,226
Posted By Powderaddict
I used to commute 50 miles each way, and used a...

I used to commute 50 miles each way, and used a Ninja 650R for it.

Great engine, comfortable, cheap to insure, very reliable, great gas mileage, all in all a great bike to own.

The SV650 is a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
Laugh Hi LD, If you remember me, I traded for your...

Hi LD,

If you remember me, I traded for your KLR last year.

I rode it around for the summer, had a great time on that bike.

It looks like we both ended up on KLX250's :D


Rich
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,781
Posted By Powderaddict
It's eerie to visit that site. Crazy to think...

It's eerie to visit that site. Crazy to think they actually did that.
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By Powderaddict
I've owned both, and my opinion is if you are...

I've owned both, and my opinion is if you are going to spend any significant time off road, keep the KLX.

If you want to load up and travel far distances, get a KLR.

The KLR IMO is just took...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,781
Posted By Powderaddict
Rifle is a great small town. Lots to do, the...

Rifle is a great small town. Lots to do, the people are generally nice, it's a fun place to live.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,777
Posted By Powderaddict
This doesn't come off as thin skinned and whiney...

This doesn't come off as thin skinned and whiney at all!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13,446
Views: 1,851,711
Posted By Powderaddict
Obvious scam. Flag it.

Obvious scam. Flag it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,338
Posted By Powderaddict
Don't do it to save gas, do it because it's fun! ...

Don't do it to save gas, do it because it's fun!

My KLX250 has done some trails, commuting, I even took it on a 3 day trip recently. The seat is a medieval torture device, but otherwise it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13,446
Views: 1,851,711
Posted By Powderaddict
I bought one a few months ago with 8k miles for...

I bought one a few months ago with 8k miles for $2500.

It's a good little bike, I like it. I just rode it on some dirt roads and 65mph highway abut 250 miles tonight. It could use a better seat...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks for the reply! I guess there was one in...

Thanks for the reply! I guess there was one in Colbran, I thought there wasn't.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Powderaddict
Quick Question - Gas Station in Mesa CO?

I can't remember if there is a gas station in the town of Mesa, CO and Google isn't providing a satisfactory answer.

I'm trying to ride some backroads from Silt through Colbran and end up going...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13,446
Views: 1,851,711
Posted By Powderaddict
Ninja 500 Trike. No, really! ...

Ninja 500 Trike. No, really!


http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4511552028.html
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks, that makes sense.

Thanks, that makes sense.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12,623
Views: 2,819,969
Posted By Powderaddict
I had a great ride recently, which included some...

I had a great ride recently, which included some slick nasty mud.

A couple times I slipped and the bike fell over. Both times it fell to the right, and neither was particularly hard.

Both...
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