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Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By ausfahrt
Nice write up, Canuman. My '06 KLR has a V&H can...

Nice write up, Canuman. My '06 KLR has a V&H can on it when I bought it a few years ago with 7000 miles and it ran great and sounded good.

Fastforward to today and the little beast has over...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,484
Posted By ausfahrt
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By ausfahrt
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By ausfahrt
1800 miles on an '03? Amazing. Why people...

1800 miles on an '03? Amazing.

Why people buy bikes and let them sit for years on end is beyond me but at least those of us who do ride can benefit! Great score, green is the best color on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By ausfahrt
Nicely done. :thumb Thanks for the...

Nicely done. :thumb

Thanks for the insight. It's always nice to have another escape route.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By ausfahrt
Broken shroud tab

My son was coming home from work in the rain last week and went down on the KLR. He is fine and the bike will be OK too.:thumb

Besides a few scrapes, the only problem is a broken tab on the left...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,356
Posted By ausfahrt
Thread revival alert!

Nice.

It now costs $119 but ships for free. So what are your thoughts now?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By ausfahrt
For that price you can get the HF lift and keep...

For that price you can get the HF lift and keep the change.

http://www.harborfreight.com/1000-lb-capacity-motorcycle-lift-68892-8495.html

Look for sales and coupons, it can be had for much...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 95,422
Posted By ausfahrt
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,883
Posted By ausfahrt
You bought it. Fix it and ride.

You bought it. Fix it and ride.
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By ausfahrt
Milestone for the KLR

My son now puts most of the miles on the KLR but I bought the '06 almost 3 years ago with 7k on the odo and I just love this bike. It's not very pretty with oxidized red paint and a couple of naps...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 178,806
Posted By ausfahrt
I really think that he must have inadvertently...

I really think that he must have inadvertently added a zero to his asking price.

http://sarasota.craigslist.org/mcy/4542532934.html
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 11,426
Posted By ausfahrt
Dl650

It doesn't matter what the criteria, rider size, intended use, or power and handling requirements but the weestrom just pops up everywhere. As I get older and look to downsize from my GS, the little...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By ausfahrt
:clap Love it.

:clap

Love it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,902
Posted By ausfahrt
Oil Thread!

I have switched back to good ole Castrol GPX 20w-50 conventional oil. The Mobil1 15w-50 is great oil but I used Castrol for the first 24k miles. There is just a comfort level with the Castrol that I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By ausfahrt
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,401
Posted By ausfahrt
Phillips and JIS screwdrivers

There is a difference. I just recently found out about this and thought that I would share it with the class.:D I can't be the only clueless one.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By ausfahrt
I recently bought this set. It's the 16/43 that I...

I recently bought this set. It's the 16/43 that I wanted but your needs may differ.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By ausfahrt
Agreed. Another keyboard kowboy here but...

Agreed.

Another keyboard kowboy here but as long as it looks, runs and shifts well then it sounds like a great deal.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,200
Posted By ausfahrt
:clap

:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By ausfahrt
I like it. It's a creative short term fix...

I like it.

It's a creative short term fix that works.:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,200
Posted By ausfahrt
Well there ya go. White is the fastest AND the...

Well there ya go. White is the fastest AND the highest mileage color! :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By ausfahrt
You're welcome. :wink: Nothing better than...

You're welcome. :wink:

Nothing better than a bike that's properly dialed in, well done.
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,178
Posted By ausfahrt
So how do you get to work on the days that you...

So how do you get to work on the days that you don't ride your SV650?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By ausfahrt
Sweet....Congratulations. As a current KLR...

Sweet....Congratulations.

As a current KLR owner I can really appreciate the milk crate!:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,629
Posted By ausfahrt
It's sad that you had to preface your question...

It's sad that you had to preface your question like this to keep it from getting derailed. Welcome to 21st century America.

I think that you are on the right track. Solid panniers, back rest...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By ausfahrt
Well cared for but that kinda miles equals a...

Well cared for but that kinda miles equals a healthy discount. You've got to disclose the asking price to get valid answers.:ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By ausfahrt
Agreed. I bought my mostly stock '06 with...

Agreed.

I bought my mostly stock '06 with 7k on the clock for $2500 from a dealer!

Good luck.
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By ausfahrt
Nicely done. :thumb

Nicely done. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,027
Posted By ausfahrt
You really think so? I know a few lawyers...

You really think so?

I know a few lawyers who would have a field day (and payday) if an accident occurred due to a simple oversight. Lug bolts or axle nuts not properly tightened, tires...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,027
Posted By ausfahrt
That sounds like a great idea at first but think...

That sounds like a great idea at first but think about it for a minute.

You get a great deal with free shipping but then you have to figure out a way to get the bike AND the tires to the shop.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By ausfahrt
So a starter can bend a rod in a hydrolocked...

So a starter can bend a rod in a hydrolocked engine?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,617
Posted By ausfahrt
Amazing. The story, the welding, and the GS...

Amazing.

The story, the welding, and the GS community. Thanks for sharing this experience of yours with us Liz, it looks like you may be on the road again soon.:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,720
Posted By ausfahrt
New seat and a question...

I recently scored a lightly used Mustang touring seat from CL in my ongoing quest to adjust the ergo's on the '94 Sportster that I acquired last year. I am a pretty big guy and I am convinced that...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,053
Posted By ausfahrt
Maybe its just me (and it probably is:D) but if...

Maybe its just me (and it probably is:D) but if you ride a dual sport/enduro/adventure bike, shouldn't you be able to deal with a flat tire without calling for roadside assistance?
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By ausfahrt
Suzuki Bandit. Reasonable ergos, plenty of...

Suzuki Bandit.

Reasonable ergos, plenty of power, will run forever with minimal care, doesn't scrape stuff in corners, 40+ mpg, the older ones are getting enticingly cheap, what more could you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,373
Posted By ausfahrt
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By ausfahrt
Hadn't thought of that. Cool tip, thanks.:thumb

Hadn't thought of that. Cool tip, thanks.:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By ausfahrt
Looks interesting but a little more info would be...

Looks interesting but a little more info would be helpful.:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,144
Posted By ausfahrt
What irritates you the most about your GS?

I love my GS and I wouldn't have ridden it for nearly 50k if I didn't. I have farkled it till it fits me like a glove with the exception of one thing that I can't change.....

The gear ratios.
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