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Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,683,078
Posted By junkyardroad
When I tear it down, I'll check the seat...

When I tear it down, I'll check the seat pressure. I think its a combo of excessive seat pressure and too soft components. No way it was oil related, or procedural. Really frustrating, and has me...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,683,078
Posted By junkyardroad
That looks more like it! Cyclewizard cam....

That looks more like it!

Cyclewizard cam.

Would they custom machine risers?
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,683,078
Posted By junkyardroad
I have had my second aftermarket cam failure,...

I have had my second aftermarket cam failure, this time after only 150 miles. Trying to decide whether its worth the time and money to rebuild. Really, the big fin head is probably worth more than...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 191,726
Posted By junkyardroad
I have to live with a parasite that looks exactly...

I have to live with a parasite that looks exactly like that! They say their life span is 20+ years. We'll see.
Forum: Americas 12-20-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By junkyardroad
May I persuade you to spend more time in...

May I persuade you to spend more time in Colorado? Dinosaur and RMNP are great,but don't miss the million dollar highway, Independence Pass, and, best of all, the unpaved byways.

Plus, your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
"A little mitigation... although this isn't where...

"A little mitigation... although this isn't where the spring broke (where it engages the doohickey), I radiused and smoothed the doohickey edges where the spring engages/contacts:"

This sounds...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
I've used the maroon, and dark grey. Keep...

I've used the maroon, and dark grey. Keep scrubbing until the shine is gone.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-30-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By junkyardroad
My son and I will ride there on our XRLs. We're...

My son and I will ride there on our XRLs. We're near Rifle.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
This is a good idea. I use a Scotchbrite pad. ...

This is a good idea. I use a Scotchbrite pad. Same result.
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 36,895
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb Thanks for posting the street art, more is better...

Thanks for posting the street art, more is better for those of us who may not live to see it in person....
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 191,726
Posted By junkyardroad
So many "Moustache on Road" signs. I'll have to...

So many "Moustache on Road" signs. I'll have to research these.........
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http://i1075.photobucket.com/albums/w428/reaver66/PB150400_zps0ab5dbe1.jpg

That sign means "bacon on the road" duh
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 191,726
Posted By junkyardroad
To God? Huh? This dude is not god, just a...

To God? Huh?
This dude is not god, just a Canadian without his mullet. Canadians, drink Molson, talk funny, just ease away before the b/o knocks you out.
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 385,108
Posted By junkyardroad
It nice to see this thread come up again! I first...

It nice to see this thread come up again! I first read this right as my life veered down an unexpected course. For whatever reason, this one grabbed my attention, and I waited for every post. I still...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
My first thought was clogged pilot jet, followed...

My first thought was clogged pilot jet, followed closely by vacuum leak. I'd start by cleaning the carb.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
"180 F Sega 250 Scooter – Langley Sega...

"180 F Sega 250 Scooter – Langley Sega distributor $42.00
195F (90C) from China (looks like a lot of those 250cc china scooters have the same tstat . OD 32 mm with rubber 1.260”

Does anybody have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
This has been hard to find, have a part number?...

This has been hard to find, have a part number? I'm interested in doing this
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 1,867,949
Posted By junkyardroad
Does he really not have to be? Without that...

Does he really not have to be? Without that confidence, dreams would die as only dreams, nothing ever discovered, nothing ever gained, nothing ever won, or lost. Sometimes we risk, and gain, and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 52,533
Posted By junkyardroad
I really enjoyed this RR, and am looking forward...

I really enjoyed this RR, and am looking forward to the rest of S.A.!
Hurry down there, dang it. Post up lots if you can.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
When one of my bikes did that recently, I found...

When one of my bikes did that recently, I found an insect carapace in the main jet. Literally a bug in the system. The exhaust cover bolts are coincidental, regardless.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
Interesting write up on the 685. I have an early...

Interesting write up on the 685. I have an early '09 that I rarely ride at high speeds (yet). It had 4k miles when purchased, now 7k. When I put new oil in it, it turns black very quickly, which...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,222,257
Posted By junkyardroad
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
Ummm.. Not it my case. The starter will skid the...

Ummm.. Not it my case. The starter will skid the locked front wheel across dry concrete, or when put against an immovable object, stall the starter, not release the clutch. It has improved over the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
The PO cut a link on my original chain to install...

The PO cut a link on my original chain to install a larger rear sprocket and new chain. I'd like to go back to stock gearing, but can't seem to find the right o-ring master link. Rocky Mtn M/C has...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
I bought my 09 from a big guy (a bit smaller than...

I bought my 09 from a big guy (a bit smaller than me) with only 4k miles, and I'm sure it has an aftermarket clutch. It won't release when cold unless I hold or bungee the lever in with it running...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,010
Views: 1,969,041
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I would be interested too.

I would be interested too.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,462
Posted By junkyardroad
If you shipped the bike back to CO, and are still...

If you shipped the bike back to CO, and are still in need of assistance, I have a shop complete with a lift, tools, a KLR manual, (mine's an '09) and experience repairing stuff as a fairly hardcore...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 161,095
Posted By junkyardroad
If you go over Independence Pass, thru Aspen,...

If you go over Independence Pass, thru Aspen, then northwest on 82, my family and I have an extra bedroom for you. We are between New Castle, and Silt, north of i70. Pm if interested.

I just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-17-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,557,695
Posted By junkyardroad
I'd like to use the same setup, what brackets did...

I'd like to use the same setup, what brackets did you use?
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 187,156
Posted By junkyardroad
Can't see the pics anymore, you are too popular?...

Can't see the pics anymore, you are too popular? for photobucket.
Great thread
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
Similar for me. I have barely ridden my Wing this...

Similar for me. I have barely ridden my Wing this summer, only short errands and quick local cruises. My KLR is an '09 and somehow racks up 200 miles every time I turn the key. I'll give the wing...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 177,147
Posted By junkyardroad
Great thread, and an excellent post about this...

Great thread, and an excellent post about this interesting place. Thank you. Valparaiso is now on my bucket list.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14,899
Views: 1,613,645
Posted By junkyardroad
And me too, 6,7" 230. Progressive shock and...

And me too, 6,7" 230. Progressive shock and cartridges, Rox risers - huge difference
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 161,095
Posted By junkyardroad
Ya, I'm seeing those too...dang

Ya, I'm seeing those too...dang
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 187,156
Posted By junkyardroad
I liked this one too, he hasn't logged on since...

I liked this one too, he hasn't logged on since early January.
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4,010
Views: 1,969,041
Posted By junkyardroad
And not intended to do the same things as either...

And not intended to do the same things as either type of XR. Know what your riding and why B4 you knock it.

I have 2 XRLs and a KLR, (and several others), for totally different purposes.

All...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By junkyardroad
Aspen is really nice right now. C'mon out, the...

Aspen is really nice right now. C'mon out, the roads are open! :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By junkyardroad
I just upgraded to a fh020aa mosfet r/r on my...

I just upgraded to a fh020aa mosfet r/r on my 2009. A very easy conversion that only required slight enlargement of a bolt hole to fit right in. Wiring is very easy, and as a benefit, I used the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 161,095
Posted By junkyardroad
This is very good. I can read it all pretty will...

This is very good. I can read it all pretty will and laughed hard at this. My Profe was far too formal to delve into these things, but they do bring out some of the character of the language and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 161,095
Posted By junkyardroad
That's both fascinating and funny, thanks for...

That's both fascinating and funny, thanks for sharing it. Of the many aspects of my Spanish class, my favorite is idiomatic expressions. Most are baffling, some are quite useful. Can you offer any...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4,010
Views: 1,969,041
Posted By junkyardroad
I have, just a few days ago, and the energy...

I have, just a few days ago, and the energy industry is not fucking anything up fracing or otherwise. ND is changed by the economic activity for sure, but visually with few exceptions, it looks like...
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