ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 78
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: klr650gary
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,716
Posted By klr650gary
The question is wrong! ABS should bring up a...

The question is wrong!

ABS should bring up a neon sign that says "I F**CKED UP". If you need to use ABS, you made a bad decision 50 metres ago! :dogLook at the side of the road, the 5 cars in that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,656
Posted By klr650gary
How about this? The further you ride the...

How about this?

The further you ride the longer the odds are for an incident not shorter. Learn from every day, every ride, every other vehicle and tomorrow you are taking more experience out onto...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13,527
Views: 1,339,506
Posted By klr650gary
Hey XpressCs I've put a pair of them (the...

Hey XpressCs

I've put a pair of them (the 'cheaper" Chinese option?) on my Tiger 1050 on a lightbar under the Fairing Nose. I've gone with the 15w though and they light up a good amount of the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,522
Posted By klr650gary
Well ... hope this helps. I've had 3 Klr's...

Well ... hope this helps.

I've had 3 Klr's an A, a B and a C, they were all run as Courier bikes, they all did way over 160k km (100k miles), they all had the needle lifted, 16t front sprockets...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 13,527
Views: 1,339,506
Posted By klr650gary
Hi boys and/or girls y0y02369, as Jailor8...

Hi boys and/or girls

y0y02369, as Jailor8 suggested, if you have neither speedo or odo then there is a good chance the rim on the hub that the tabbed washer fits into has been broken (because the...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,931
Posted By klr650gary
Not just the internet - Blast from the past

Here's one from the Middle Ages, I was selling BMW's in a past life back in Auckland NZ, right at the start of the K series (Yes 'Two Wheels' you were right, they were crap until a gazillion $'s of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 30,233
Posted By klr650gary
Hi Guys Gary, love your caption of "Best...

Hi Guys

Gary, love your caption of "Best riding partner ever". My sentiments exactly, my wife has been riding since before I met her (30+ years ago) and we have a good understanding of our riding...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6,734
Views: 2,068,256
Posted By klr650gary
Hi Mark Just thought I'd throw in a couple...

Hi Mark

Just thought I'd throw in a couple of bits to go with your pictures.

Meeting for dinner in Chinatown would be up the top end of Little Bourke St, just a block or so across (up from the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 126,307
Posted By klr650gary
OK, I'll throw another one in...

I had to pick up from a Medical supply place going to a private clinic on an Express run - easy money!

So, on pick up, 3 small boxes with... Breast implants... 3?... Three?... Tres?

:clap WOW,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,539
Posted By klr650gary
A windsurfer flipped up off the car in front on...

A windsurfer flipped up off the car in front on the motorway, the little Neon sign on my underpants suddenly flashed "FULL".

... and a brand new pair of Ray-Bans on the road when I parked one day,...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,667
Posted By klr650gary
Hi Buddy Since you're a whole year older...

Hi Buddy

Since you're a whole year older than me I don't feel qualified to speak about the age thing :wink: and I really don't think the weight is a huge factor, the F800 being only 10-15kg over a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,351
Posted By klr650gary
Don't know why, but I don't often join in on...

Don't know why, but I don't often join in on these discussions (or many others by my post count)

I was a courier for over 20 years and think of myself as a proffessional rider even though I wasn't...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,208
Posted By klr650gary
Leaving aside what it says to us... get...

Leaving aside what it says to us... get ABS/countersteer/look where you want to go not at the car/slow down or whatever your message may be.

Have a look at it another way, my BIG problem is that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-04-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,145
Posted By klr650gary
Passing on the wisdom ... Mum now has a Tiger and...

Passing on the wisdom ... Mum now has a Tiger and son has a ZX6

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a374/klr650gary/100_1186_00.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,469
Posted By klr650gary
And to stretch this great idea a bit further,...

And to stretch this great idea a bit further, control the traffic around you!

I will slow down just a little earlier and firmer than needed while keepeing an eye on the driver behind you. Now you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-27-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 32,813
Posted By klr650gary
2 new Tigers, ready to go in October, one for me...

2 new Tigers, ready to go in October, one for me and one for the missus.

Happy Day, Happy Day :clap


http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a374/klr650gary/IMG_0100.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,262
Posted By klr650gary
Who's the Kiwi that drinks L&P? Goes great with...

Who's the Kiwi that drinks L&P? Goes great with White Rum...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 41,893
Posted By klr650gary
Pair of Ray-Ban Aviators. Up until then I'd...

Pair of Ray-Ban Aviators. Up until then I'd always worn $10 throwaways 'cos I kept loosing them, usually at the rate of 2 pairs per year!

The punch line is that 5 years later, I still had 'em, I...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18,239
Views: 2,199,008
Posted By klr650gary
V8 Supercar, Safety Car WTF Question!!

Ok, I realise they run far too many wheels, but I caught the start of the race yesterday and they interviewed the Safety Car Driver and Co-Driver... 2 females, NO that's not my question. I noted they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,656
Posted By klr650gary
Motorcycle Roadcraft: The Police Rider's Handbook

Motorcycle Roadcraft: The Police Rider's Handbook
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 126,307
Posted By klr650gary
Well Homerb, I was always careful about...

Well Homerb,

I was always careful about where I parked, being Melbourne we have the footpath so it made it easier.

However, I gotta say, out on the road, you blokes, Ambos and the Plod ALWAYS...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 126,307
Posted By klr650gary
Hey eepeqez, I actually started in NZ, when...

Hey eepeqez,

I actually started in NZ, when I came over here I went to Dart, then 10 years at Data, ended up doing some sea freight document work (that shit is money for jam!!!).

Another good...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 126,307
Posted By klr650gary
Ok, gotta throw in some highlights

I turn 50 tomorrow and first hit the road when I was 19 (Oh, shit...)

Meter Maid wants to give you a ticket, nah, buy Meter Maid a drink. 30 years later me and the aforementioned Meter Maid have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,640
Posted By klr650gary
Sorry, don't really agree with the premise

The main factor here is size, not gender and the key to size is skill.

My wife just got a Tiger 1050, She seems to be ok?

A friend of ours, Karen, drag raced a Z1300 back-in-the-day, she would...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5,801
Views: 1,453,229
Posted By klr650gary
Just got home with TWO!

Had a great 150km ride this morning to pick up these -

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a374/klr650gary/IMG_0100.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By klr650gary
Yup, sad to say that even for, as you say a...

Yup, sad to say that even for, as you say a 'cheap part' OS is the best option. Especially for EBC (WG Enterprises, not as nice in business as he was on the track?).

I went through a crowd called...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,210
Posted By klr650gary
I once got a phone call from my wife "I'm soooo...

I once got a phone call from my wife "I'm soooo sorry, I dropped your new bike, honest there's very little damage", I replied "I don't care about the bike, you're 8 months pregnant!"
"Oh, it was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,531
Posted By klr650gary
Well 20 years ago my wife crashed my then new...

Well 20 years ago my wife crashed my then new Klr650, she was 8 months pregnant!
Last week she rode my new-to-me V-Strom 1000 and it was a bugger of a job to get it back off her. Now she wants Santa...
Forum: Australia 07-16-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 73,816
Posted By klr650gary
After 400,000km across 3 KLR650's, I now know...

After 400,000km across 3 KLR650's, I now know what you buggers are on about. :nod

Ok, I just did the deed for an '06 1000 through the new Victory Dealership up the top of Elizabeth St (guy traded...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,395
Posted By klr650gary
Top Gear shortshifted!?

My son just informed me that the episode of Top Gear we just saw was just under 20 minutes shorter than it should have been, say, if it was on... um... SBS (or the version he, ah umm 'obtained via...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4,803
Views: 569,596
Posted By klr650gary
I'm more than happy just lurking at the edge,...

I'm more than happy just lurking at the edge, but, can I throw a question in please?

There is probably an easy answer (hopefully not covered before), anyone got any thoughts on the merits of a KLX...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,277
Posted By klr650gary
Yup, happens more than you think. I've set the...

Yup, happens more than you think. I've set the Weights and Measures of Fair Trading down here in Victoria on 2 locals and both have been done. One was LPG putting 91l in an 80l tank (2 weeks after my...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 15,269
Posted By klr650gary
I'll be in! ($50 get a decal/$100 get a shirt?)...

I'll be in! ($50 get a decal/$100 get a shirt?) Whatever, you can have my money! Would love to see our logo on the start line.

Don't want a ride (I'm scared going off high curbs), but if ya want...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7,138
Views: 595,419
Posted By klr650gary
Just adding all I have to this thread. Respect!...

Just adding all I have to this thread. Respect! To all out there, Aussies, Poms, women, Yanks, Elite or Amatuer, it makes no difference, all I can give is my respect.

Side note: Wot if Coma had a...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,585
Posted By klr650gary
Good Luck if Peter Stevens gets the KTM...

Good Luck if Peter Stevens gets the KTM franchise. The Klr needed a new sump plug washer this weekend... "We haven't got any in stock...".:huh

I've needed 2 bits in the last 6 months, shims and a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-19-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7,827
Views: 7,179,051
Posted By klr650gary
Then... ...

Then...

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a374/klr650gary/File0078gt.jpg

I had a Z750b (yes the Twin), she had the first z750p1 (GT) in NZ

Later...
...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 21,479
Posted By klr650gary
Umm... yeah, think I've seen it just a bit. Usual...

Umm... yeah, think I've seen it just a bit. Usual causes, business going south, kid with life threatening illness, ya know.

I found training was good - swimming, running etc and of course being on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,274
Posted By klr650gary
The day before I met my wife, some 28 years ago,...

The day before I met my wife, some 28 years ago, she had just traded her Kawasaki S3 400 up to a TT500E.

At 8 months pregnant with our first child she fell off my KLR650 and was worried about the...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,655
Posted By klr650gary
Marcel Smits

I worked in the ops room of Marcels courier company till just before Xmas, nice guy, he had supported me well. I've communicated with some of my old workmates, they're all a bit messed up with it....
Forum: Australia 05-14-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 800
Posted By klr650gary
Update, Update...

"Aahhh, sorry mate, Kawasaki's got a 2 day back up on orders, it should be here this afternoon"

:topes
Showing results 1 to 40 of 78

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 05:52 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014