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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By klr dave
Thumb Update on CA ride. Bottom line: CA is...

Update on CA ride.

Bottom line: CA is BEAUTIFUL and the roads were made to enjoy.


However...

I do not recommend anyone renting a bike from Eagle Rider.
Terrible customer service. We...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By klr dave
Thanks for the input. I am set to go this...

Thanks for the input.

I am set to go this week although I might have to rent a Harley as all the BWW's and Gold Wings are out for extended periods at the local Eagle Rider outlet in San...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By klr dave
Need advice: San Francisco Day ride

I am a Canadian staying the week in San Francisco and will be renting a bike with my wife for a one day ride. Looking for a nice destination/dinner for a 6-7 hour day so I can return the bike the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,695
Posted By klr dave
Here is my GS with trailer.

Here is my GS with trailer.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By klr dave
Gadget Boy, Thanks for your advice. I had a...

Gadget Boy,

Thanks for your advice. I had a look at the area you mentioned where the throttle cable enters the throttle body area. I noticed that the throttle cable was routed below the gas tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By klr dave
Rox Riser Install HELP!!!

I've got an '05 GS and bought some 2" Rox Risers for comfort reasons. Read a thread that there is no need to change any lines or cables. Install went fine after lowering front forks and re-routing...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,701
Posted By klr dave
6'1". Love the Givi AF330. Plenty of adjustment...

6'1". Love the Givi AF330. Plenty of adjustment for a riders of all sizes. Virtually eliminated all the terrible buffetting with the stock windshield. Hear the engine very clearly now. Ride with...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By klr dave
I like your one wheel trailer design. Here is a...

I like your one wheel trailer design.
Here is a photo of mine.
My rear suspension was hacked off an old Honda dirtbike.
Trailer tows like its not even there.
One wheel trailer is the best option...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,648
Posted By klr dave
The forum by ownst1100 shows some superb...

The forum by ownst1100 shows some superb workmanship in his trailer design and construction.

My "box" for the trailer was from my neighbor who was getting rid of an older checker plate toolbox.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,648
Posted By klr dave
Drewcrew, I zapped off the footpegs so I...

Drewcrew,

I zapped off the footpegs so I would have a nice flat, solid mount to weld the extensions to accomodate the hitch on both right and left sides. Then I rewelded the passenger footpegs...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,648
Posted By klr dave
Cardoctor1, The trailer turns very well at...

Cardoctor1,

The trailer turns very well at low speeds. I can pull a u-turn in the middle of the road without problems.

When pulling a trailer (just like riding a motorcycle) slow speed turns...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,648
Posted By klr dave
Here is a closer look at the second pivot point....

Here is a closer look at the second pivot point. It allows for about 90 degrees of lateral movement.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,648
Posted By klr dave
Yes I built an inner wheel well within trailer. ...

Yes I built an inner wheel well within trailer.

Hopefully these next pictures will explain how the front of the trailer doesnt hit the ground.

Pivot point at pass pegs allows up/down...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,648
Posted By klr dave
Here is a picture while building rear suspension.

Here is a picture while building rear suspension.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,648
Posted By klr dave
Here is my version of a suspended single wheel...

Here is my version of a suspended single wheel trailer as well. I used the rear suspension off a Honda CR 80 from the boneyard. It is adjustable for different load weights. Trailer weighs about 75...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,217
Posted By klr dave
This is a fully suspended single wheel trailer I...

This is a fully suspended single wheel trailer I built to carry extra gear out to a lake property on the weekends and the occasional fly fishing trip. It pulls very well and most often don't even...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,803
Posted By klr dave
GS 1200 Windshield Review: GIVI AF 330

I am a new owner of an '05 GS 1200 and was most impressed with the bike overall however the stock windshield was brutal. (terrible buffeting)
I read over a hundred posts here on ADV Rider and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By klr dave
Reinhold, My advice is to paint the lemon...

Reinhold,
My advice is to paint the lemon yellow and put it on KIJIJI.:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,203
Posted By klr dave
I like to see ingenuity in projects just like...

I like to see ingenuity in projects just like this.

Nice Job!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By klr dave
I have an '05 GS. The hole goes completely...

I have an '05 GS. The hole goes completely through.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,475
Posted By klr dave
Thanks JustKip. I thought I might try the...

Thanks JustKip.

I thought I might try the same sort of thing with the stock windshield as it is useless as is. Stops some wind but I would rather experience clean air rather than the noise and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,475
Posted By klr dave
Any successful DIY windshield mods ?

I recently bought an '05 GS and although I was thrilled with the overall performance of the bike, the stock windshield sucks big time.

I read through many pages of the windshield FAQ page and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,756
Posted By klr dave
'05 BMW GS 1200 Owners Manual ?

Recently purchased an '05 GS 1200 and original owners manual was lost by the previous owner. Any ideas on where one might be found?

I am also looking for a service manual and I believe BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By klr dave
GS 1200 Mileage question?

I am looking at a used 2006 GS 1200 with 50,000 miles mostly highway. Owner claims regular oil changes and the only upgrade has been a ceramic clutch.

What are your thoughts on how long these...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 440
Posted By klr dave
Lets see your MC trailers!

I've got an '08 KLR and would like to see what type of trailers people have to tow behind various bikes. I have seen some advertised on the web and would like to see some pictures of what is out...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,345
Posted By klr dave
I couldn't accept it. Put it in Dieter's college...

I couldn't accept it. Put it in Dieter's college fund. A grande dark roast at Starbuckles will suffice.:dutch
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,345
Posted By klr dave
Mr. Dakar... I resemble that KLR donkey...

Mr. Dakar...

I resemble that KLR donkey comment.:flip

Remember that you can buy two KLR's for the price of your beautiful Austrian two wheeler.

PS... Bumped into Cliffy boy this...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,289
Posted By klr dave
'07 vs '08 KLR...'07 wins this test.

I am the proud owner of an '07 KLR and bought it last fall only two months before Kawasaki announced the new and "improved" '08.

Buddy at work bought the '08 and parked it outside at work this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By klr dave
KLR charging question

I've got an '07 KLR and I run a pair of Gerbing heated gloves and an aftermarket heated vest. The total draw is about 70 watts. If this were to exceed the capacity of the alternator output over...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 87,141
Posted By klr dave
Do the doohickey on warranty or not ?

I am the new owner of an '07 KLR 650 with 2500 km and planning a 10,000 km trip to AK in June. The bike is still under warranty till July '07. Buddy suggested I wait to do the Doohickey till the one...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 54,483
Posted By klr dave
Alaska plans

As far as my camp stuff I use a two man size tent.
Two pole self supporting with a base cloth. I think
REI calls it a "Footprint". Down sleeping bag I bought
as a teenager, it's so warm, and a...
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