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Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 684,129
Posted By slip
I just see this bike as a winner, and I want one....

I just see this bike as a winner, and I want one. I believe they will sell a lot of these bikes. Heck, it is only $500 more than the KLR650! This is the bike I have been waiting for. I just watched...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,596
Posted By slip
Oops, I mean NC700X

I see that someone already started a thread. My bad. :D
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,596
Posted By slip
The new Honda NX700X

What yah think of this. Looks like it could be a nice adventure bike for those of us on a low budget. It has optional hard bags and tail bag. The gas tank is under the seat, so there is a nice...
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21,124
Views: 6,082,045
Posted By slip
How does everyone like their Scramblers

I have always liked the look of the bike. Are they pretty good on fire roads? I especially like the 2012 Matte Khaki Green one.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23,917
Views: 4,051,465
Posted By slip
Thought you guys would like this

The Charlotte NC police department have a number of DRZ's. Pretty cool to see them painted in the blue and white police Charlotte Mecklenburg colors. Saw a pair today at lunch time. Funny, every time...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,061
Posted By slip
OK, concerning the R12GS, I now understand what's...

OK, concerning the R12GS, I now understand what's going on. Read the following on another forum:

On the BMW R1200RT and K1200GT, BMW does not use the normal dual-filament rear bulbs, but rather...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,061
Posted By slip
Thats a horse of a different color. Does anyone...

Thats a horse of a different color. Does anyone have a schematic of a newer Beamer taillight circuit?
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,061
Posted By slip
You right about that! I have to look at a Beamer...

You right about that! I have to look at a Beamer schematic. My circuit is micro controller based, so if I knew what I was dealing with it would not be a problem.
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,061
Posted By slip
Thanks for the input inmates.

Thanks for the input inmates.
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,061
Posted By slip
Ok, glad you pointed this out. Then I guess I...

Ok, glad you pointed this out. Then I guess I would have a dip switch on the board to disable the modulator.
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,061
Posted By slip
I was thinking of pricing them at about $30.

I was thinking of pricing them at about $30.
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,061
Posted By slip
Yes, it would work with LED bulbs.

Yes, it would work with LED bulbs.
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,061
Posted By slip
That was the reason for creating it. I had one...

That was the reason for creating it. I had one hair raising experience a few years ago. I was stopped on a highway at nighttime with my left turn signal on waiting for the car in the oncoming lane to...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,061
Posted By slip
Yes, it will use the factory tail light, and cost...

Yes, it will use the factory tail light, and cost half of that. The video is just for demonstration purposes. I am going to have a few boards made up. I might need someone to volunteer their bike for...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,061
Posted By slip
Testing market for brake light modulator

Hi all,

I wanted to see how much interest there would be for a product I designed, before I have it manufactured. The product is a brake light modulator. It will be reasonably priced, and intended...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By slip
48k miles on a 1150GS

There is one for sale near me with these miles. I hear that you can easily put 200k miles on the motors. It had a low speed slide so there is some minor rash, and a small dent in tank. It also has...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 97,272
Views: 18,424,687
Posted By slip
Nice work. You really have a unique bike there.

Nice work. You really have a unique bike there.
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,051
Posted By slip
Now why can't they have these in the states.

Now why can't they have these in the states.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,710
Posted By slip
You will sell that Vulcan. I know it has miles on...

You will sell that Vulcan. I know it has miles on it, but damn, it is cherry. You probably will have to let it go for below book because of the miles, but not too much. You will enjoy the KLR. I had...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,128
Views: 680,411
Posted By slip
Damn, that's a purty bike. I love the skid plate....

Damn, that's a purty bike. I love the skid plate. What a great idea, you do not have to remove it to clean under it. Can I ask what these bikes are going for?
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,767
Posted By slip
As they say, beauty is in the eyes of the...

As they say, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. I thought the older Versys was fugly. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10,856
Views: 2,323,242
Posted By slip
Looks like have an awesome riding place.

Looks like have an awesome riding place.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 44,273
Views: 8,482,199
Posted By slip
Great videos rydnseek. It looked pretty smooth at...

Great videos rydnseek. It looked pretty smooth at speed. What are the differences between the R and X. I sat on both, and the X sits a little lower. The R height is not a problem for me, so that is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44,273
Views: 8,482,199
Posted By slip
\ The modded seat looks comfy, but man is it...

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The modded seat looks comfy, but man is it ugly! :D Didn't you use to have a DRZ?
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 44,273
Views: 8,482,199
Posted By slip
Hows the seat

How is the seat on the WR250R? Anything like the DRZ, I hope not, cause that was like a brick. I am thinking of getting one for adventure riding. Not real long trips. It would be excursions of 200...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By slip
10% off huh, well, I might be getting one of your...

10% off huh, well, I might be getting one of your skid plates. Looks like a quality piece. The dealer is going to get back with me on the price for the Akrapovic. I read your write up on this pipe,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By slip
Wow, nice air! You have some pretty aggressive...

Wow, nice air! You have some pretty aggressive tires on the thing. How are these tires on the street? What kind of skid plate? If I do get this, I was thinking of putting a pipe on it. I am not too...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By slip
Who has a X-Country

I took one for a ride today. I really liked the power, suspension, and throttle response, it was spot on. I can get an 09 with ABS for $7200. I took it on the interstate, and was surprised at how...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By slip
Ok, here's mine. ...

Ok, here's mine.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3435/3350792956_5b1f6c64ca_o.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10,856
Views: 2,323,242
Posted By slip
Found a slightly used KLX

Hey KLX owners. I have a chance to buy a 09 with 2200 miles on it for $3600. Just wanted some feedback on the bike. I will be using the bike for moderate trail riding, fire roads, dirt roads, back...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 44,273
Views: 8,482,199
Posted By slip
Took my 91 XR250L out this past Monday. It was 95...

Took my 91 XR250L out this past Monday. It was 95 here in Charlotte. Had a blast.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,731
Posted By slip
I think a 250 would be the way to go for you....

I think a 250 would be the way to go for you. Just forget about two up riding on one though. I owned a KLR650, and while I did like the bike, it is by no means a single track machine, at least not...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By slip
Sat on a new KLR

Was at a dealer yesterday, and they had a black and red 09 KLR. I really liked the way the bike felt. Fits me just about right, 5'11" 220. The ergos are great. It just had a more substantial feel and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 41,989
Posted By slip
XR250L owners check in

Ok, I haven't seen one yet, so I thought I would start one. I picked up a 91 in good condition back this past summer, and have been pleasantly surprised by the bike. It ain't the fastest, or the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,881
Posted By slip
I am thinking about buying one as well. I will...

I am thinking about buying one as well. I will keep my little XR250L for my son, so I have someone to ride with. I am almost the same age as you. I had thoughts of maybe getting a street bike, but I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,548
Posted By slip
Pretty cool. I like the camo paint job, it's...

Pretty cool. I like the camo paint job, it's different:D .
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,794
Posted By slip
Dito. Fusion works great. It is very durable as...

Dito. Fusion works great. It is very durable as well. I know Autozone sells it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,832
Posted By slip
I am seriously considering an 09 KLR650. I have a...

I am seriously considering an 09 KLR650. I have a XR250L, but would like something for longer jaunts to the mountains. I had an older KLR, and liked it, and the latest version look. I know it is no...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,913
Posted By slip
I'm in agreement with you Kevlar. I owned a...

I'm in agreement with you Kevlar. I owned a KLR650 in the past myself. I currently have a 91 XR250L that I picked up for a song with only 4200 miles on it. I have done a lot of the basic mods that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,913
Posted By slip
I'm in agreement with you Kevlar. I owned a...

I'm in agreement with you Kevlar. I owned a KLR650 in the past myself. I currently have a 91 XR250L that I picked up for a song with only 4200 miles on it. I have done a lot of the basic mods that...
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