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Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,653
Posted By SplitRock
A Few Thoughts...

I love my Sierra Designs Clip Flashlight 2. Quick, easy set-up and it's a roomy solo tent. I'd look at what Sierra Trading Post has on sale. Same for Steep and Cheap. You'll often fine nice tents...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 34,294
Posted By SplitRock
thanks fellas !

Thanks JerryMac and sethc for the pointers. Looks like ya gotta just monkey with it, and do what you have to, to make it go. Time to order up and get the ergo's worked out.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 34,294
Posted By SplitRock
Bump...

Bump for fresh eyes...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 34,294
Posted By SplitRock
Bar Riser Help...

Greetings, all. I'm in the midst of breaking in my 2015 690, with the first oil change later today. I plan on lowered pegs as soon as I choose what flavor to go with. But I also need to add bar...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 34,294
Posted By SplitRock
First Ride !!

The shop where I picked up mine ordered 7 of the 690's. When I put my deposit down I was the 4th person to do so. The first 4 are already out the door. He said the rest of the lot wont be in until...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By SplitRock
Answered Elsewhere...

I believe this is a question that has come up before. A little searching may assist you. I know that folks like the Gaerne boots. I have relatively big calves due to years of biking, and my Sidi...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks Folks !

I appreciate the feedback, people ! Sounds like most of you are pretty happy with them. I'm 6' 4" so I'll need the longs for sure, methinks. I'll probably take the pads from my Icon pant and...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By SplitRock
Liking Your KLIM Dakar Pants ??

I think these will be next up when it comes to pants. I like the availability of the long version. Do you have this pant ? In the over the boot version ? Are you happy with them ? Anything that just...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 34,294
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks, Zuber !

Well now I feel extra foolish as I must have missed those somehow at KTM Twins. :norton I like the Hi-Flo filters, used them on the KLR for years.


:beer Brent
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 34,294
Posted By SplitRock
Whose Oil Filters ?

Well, after searching this site and the web, I remain confused as to whether or not anyone offers oil filters for the 2015 690 Enduro. I've seen a few from K+N, but it seems like they're not for the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
It's Never Gonna End, Is It ?

Sharp Looking Kit !!

:beer Brent
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22,257
Views: 2,724,235
Posted By SplitRock
The Kool-Aid Looked Tasty...

So I pick up my 2015 690 on Saturday !!! Woot Woot ! :D


:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-14-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Nice Work, Fellas !

In exactly one week I should be pulling up to the house with the new 690 in tow. I feel like that week is gonna draaaaag on and on. Looking forward to getting her broken in quickly. Looks like bar...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-11-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Say...

Now that seems like a sensible plan :lol3 Thanks again, Greg. I'll be in touch regarding the plan. If your buddy wants pics of the DRZ let me know.

:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-09-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Yowser !!

:huh:huh I had definitely planned on tying to the rub rail that runs around the inside of the trailer. Probably from half a dozen points along the rail. I would hope that spreading the weight...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Nice !!

Thanks for the ideas ! I like the fork support thingy. I may cram the front tire to the corner and wedge the bike in, facing corner-to-corner. Toughest part: simply waiting to drive it north, unpack...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Few Tips on Trailering ?

Getting ready to haul the KLR to its new owner and then pick up the new moto. I went with a 5x8 U-Haul enclosed. I've never trailered a bike. The trailer has a rail that runs around the inside...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-26-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
C-Zulu and TommyMerle

Ted, that sounds good. Gimme a heads-up when you're wrenching and I'll see if I'm free. I've already been researching racks, luggage, and ergonomics.


And Tommy, thanks ! Oh to be in Arizona...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Howdy Jesse !

Did you get to Sir Ben's ? I ran into a bit of a debacle, locking myself out of my garage and my car in my garage ! Don't ask...:huh Mid March I'll take the KLR to it's new home and roll straight...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
One bike, 2 bike, 3 bike, 4...

Hey, I hear ya ! That'll be a work in progress, though not anytime real soon. Something like a 1200cc Super Tenere or another BIG adventure tourer. One for close to home and one for hitting the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks !!

Took a little time to wrap my head around the price tag, but it looks to be a hell of a bike. And as long as I still have a one-bike stable, a great choice for exploring the Arrowhead. I look forward...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By SplitRock
One idea...

I think cycle-to-cycle is a company that makes rigs like that.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Spring is a time of change...

Well, I've been holding off until I was sure this thing was going to happen, but I have sold the KLR. Yes, my little blue bomber is moving to the Twin Cities. After dropping her off I will proceed to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
If Duluth is the answer...

If it comes to it, we could do it at my place in Duluth. Looking at my schedule March 7 or 8, also March 21 or 22 are possibilities. Just an FYI


:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks !

Thanks, CUDA, I might try that.

:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Help Me Sell It !!

Greetings, Earthlings ! I've listed on CL and the local ADV flea market and the main ADV flea market. Now it's time for word of mouth. If anybody knows someone who might be interested in my 2011 KLR...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-02-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,724
Views: 789,848
Posted By SplitRock
2011 klr 650

Time to upgrade: Looking to sell my nicely appointed KLR 650. 2011 model year. Has a bit under 15,000 miles.

SW Motech rear rack system. The Quick Lok Evo set-up.
SW Motech lower footpegs. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-02-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,711
Posted By SplitRock
Shin-digitty !!

Oh, IN-deed !!



:beer Brent
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22,257
Views: 2,724,235
Posted By SplitRock
Damn Impressive !!

Jeebus Price, people are doing some serious pimping on these bikes !! Looks like I'll pick up my 2015 in March. Curious about the first "must-do" upgrades. Ergonomics and performance upgrades will...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22,257
Views: 2,724,235
Posted By SplitRock
thanks, ramjet

I appreciate the link !


:beer Brent
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22,257
Views: 2,724,235
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks, Gents...

I appreciate the input on break-in. Sounds very much like how I did the KLR. Yes, my KLR is turning into a KTM. :clap Because Evolution. And do you folks dump oil at real short intervals a time...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22,257
Views: 2,724,235
Posted By SplitRock
Break-In Styles...

Greetings beautiful people. I'm about to put down money on a 2015 690 Enduro. I wanted to start reading about a few of the various break-in methods people recommend. Point me in the right direction....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Holy Moley !!

Sweet Jesus, Ted ! Inching ever closer to 10 motorcycles in the stable !! When did you add the 690 Enduro ? Is yours a 2014 ? I need to call the moto shop in Rochester. He left me a message about...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-06-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Lutz...

Hey there Mike. Looks like I'll meet bidda at Emily's at noon tomorrow (Sun.) Some quick grub and then a short ride, possibly a beer. If you care to PM me with your cell # I can give you a heads up...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Castle Danger Brewing/ Emily's Knife River

I know some folks have expressed interest. My though was maybe meeting at the top of Palisade Head on Sunday morning/late morning. Leisurely trip down the shore and a brew at the brewery and some...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Sept 6 or 7

I've got night shift all wknd. I was leaning towards next weekend and hoping for good weather. I might even head up towards Silver Bay or Finland and come south with whoever cares to go.

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Castle Danger and Lighthouse / Emily's

Greetings Earthlings ! The Castle Danger Brewery is now open, as I'm sure many of you know. It also looks like Emily's Lighthouse (not the exact name, I'm sure) will be closing in October. So...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Pics Please !!

I was going to meet y'all at Sir Ben's but we're heading to Cable for a big, fat mountain bike ride. Then a swim. Then pints and a pizza. If you see some absolute beauties down there, feel free to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 28,998
Posted By SplitRock
Excellent !

Happy to be aboard for this one ! Always so well done and with some excellent images. Thanks for the effort !


:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-13-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 244,098
Posted By SplitRock
Hey, Sam !!

Greetings, Sam ! You're welcome to my garage space, lift, tools, and limited knowledge ! I put new mefo's on last week. We missed you at the Shindig ! And of course I'm the dumbass who's been...
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