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Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,037
Posted By Dave2
The order form contains a small box that you can...

The order form contains a small box that you can check when ordering small items. Shipped via USPS.
I did this about three weeks ago. $4.00.

No problems with water resistance. No problems...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,965
Views: 403,345
Posted By Dave2
max384

Nice write up with useful information Max.

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,565
Posted By Dave2
What he said!

What he said!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 34,059
Posted By Dave2
Thanks Mike. WELCOME HOME TO YOU BROTHER.

Thanks Mike.
WELCOME HOME TO YOU BROTHER.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 34,059
Posted By Dave2
FSB Buttons

Mike. I just stumbled on your RR and photos. You brought tears to my eyes.
I was just up the road from you with the 1st Cavalry Airmobile. 13B from Christmas 19869 to March of 1971.
Thanks Mike.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,037
Posted By Dave2
Aerostich experience.

Have mine for 7 years. Daily rider and commuter. Summers are hot and winters are cold. We ride motorcycles after all. Waterproof? No issues in 7 years (including one memorable day in West...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14,825
Views: 1,588,055
Posted By Dave2
2008 klr

I've got a 2008 that I purchased new. Its got 36,000 miles on it. It'll burn oil if I hammer it on the slab above 5000 rpm. Anything below that rpm and it does not burn oil. 5000 rpm is anywhere...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,387
Posted By Dave2
I agree. And I've been stuck with an...

I agree. And I've been stuck with an unrepairable tube 30 miles from a new tube. I always carry spare tubes on my KLR now.
I will be remounting the tire.
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,387
Posted By Dave2
Yes but the same tire recommends mounting in one...

Yes but the same tire recommends mounting in one direction if mounting on the rear and mounting in the opposite direction if mounting on the front.
It would seem, to me, that that indicates weight...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,387
Posted By Dave2
Wicked DS owner mounts rear tire backwards

Replaced a rear Shinko 705 with 8500 miles on my 08 KLR. After I mounted the wheel/tire back on the bike I noticed that I mounted the tire backwards, i.e. Mfg arrow . I use the bike for commuiting,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14,825
Views: 1,588,055
Posted By Dave2
A Ha! The clouds are parting and my path is...

A Ha! The clouds are parting and my path is clear...........err.....derp, wait, I forgot to mention the milk crate.

On a serious note: Any one think it really matters on a KLR?
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14,825
Views: 1,588,055
Posted By Dave2
Well the collective has provided me with clear,...

Well the collective has provided me with clear, concise, and multiple suggestions that lead me to the irrefutable conclusion that I must do whatever I want as long as I am able to hit 88 mph which...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14,825
Views: 1,588,055
Posted By Dave2
DS Owner mounts rear tire backwards.

Yeah. I wasn't paying attention until I mounted the tire and realized that I mounted it backwards. 2008 KLR w 36000 miles. Shinko 705. I'm too frikken tired to take it off and remount it.
Will...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,155
Posted By Dave2
Camping

Any place to shower for those of us who will be camping?
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-27-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By Dave2
In

In
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,965
Views: 403,345
Posted By Dave2
Lowering a SV650s. 2004

A friend wants her new to her SV650 lowered. shop quoted her a reasonable price. I said need to drop the front also. Shop guy said not necessary. I believe he is wrong and if you lower the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14,825
Views: 1,588,055
Posted By Dave2
Thanks. No noises. Running really smoothly. ...

Thanks. No noises. Running really smoothly. I'll post up in a couple of days when I have a chance to assess any damages
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14,825
Views: 1,588,055
Posted By Dave2
Thanks. Looks like you are correct. Opened the...

Thanks. Looks like you are correct. Opened the inspection plug and found the rotor bolt backed out. Gotta open it up to check for damage.
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14,825
Views: 1,588,055
Posted By Dave2
Starter Motor Spinning

08 w 36k on the clock. Rode to work this AM. Parked, gear in neutral, turned off ignition switch, motor felt like piston cycled once or twice then shuddered.
Hmm. Not good. Turned ignition on...
Forum: Regional forums 06-18-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 194,525
Posted By Dave2
I'm out

I just call and cancelled my room fro Fri and Sat. So any u F2F lookin for a room call the Outcome.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By Dave2
Combats

Have mine for 5 years now. Finally broke them in. Commuting daily. Weekend camping. Dry as a bone in a number of 3 to 5 hour rides in torrential downpours. Only treatment I use is the English...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,834
Posted By Dave2
Darien.

I wear a Darien light jacket and pants on my K1200. No issues. Wear an RC one piece - no issues.
They both work.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Dave2
What he said.

What he said.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,593
Posted By Dave2
Milage

About 10200 average over the last 9 years.
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,365
Posted By Dave2
Can we take up a collection and send the OP his...

Can we take up a collection and send the OP his 28 bucks?
Forum: Regional forums 03-19-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 194,525
Posted By Dave2
Eek Or a thrysus

Or a thrysus
Forum: Regional forums 03-19-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 194,525
Posted By Dave2
Bachus

Its a thyroid and that's not honey dripping
Forum: Regional forums 03-03-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 194,525
Posted By Dave2
Byob

I've got a cabin reserved:clap. Been a couple years since my last BYOB. Not gonna miss this one.
Forum: Regional forums 01-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 194,525
Posted By Dave2
byob

In
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14,825
Views: 1,588,055
Posted By Dave2
Ive got 38000 miles on my 08. Bought it new on...

Ive got 38000 miles on my 08. Bought it new on December 07. It burns oil if I hammer it above 5000rpm on the slab. Otherwise. It doesn't burn oil.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,826
Posted By Dave2
Stitch Roadcrafter

I've got about 50,000 miles on my Original Roadcrafter. I'm 5'8" and 180 ish/+. Got the 44R. The RC was stiff for about the first 1,000 miles. Now its been washed multiple times and sent back...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,344
Posted By Dave2
You are sick. You need help. Oops. Now I get...

You are sick. You need help. Oops. Now I get it. Yer jokin, right?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5,531
Views: 219,044
Posted By Dave2
Borrow a small bike.

Teaching a new rider to ride. She bought an 04 SV650S. She's doing great but anyone willing to let me borrow something like a rebel or something similar?
By the way, I rode behind VACommuter last...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,821
Posted By Dave2
Das Boot

Aerostich Combat Touring
Forum: Regional forums 06-09-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 21,261
Posted By Dave2
What a great time.

Dave thank you very much for putting together yet another great event.
Thanks to your team who cooked and ensured we were well fed.
Thanks to you and your ride leaders (Mark) for showing us some...
Forum: Regional forums 06-06-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 21,261
Posted By Dave2
If it gets too rough maybe I can load it into...

If it gets too rough maybe I can load it into VAcommuters hack.
Forum: Regional forums 06-06-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 21,261
Posted By Dave2
KLRKaput

I'll be riding my other K bike so, It'll be and adventure.
See you all tomorrow, rain or shine.
Forum: Regional forums 06-06-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 21,261
Posted By Dave2
KLR brreakdown

KLR is inop - waiting for parts.
Looks like I'll be riding the K1200 IF I can get a new front tire mounted today.
Will the K bike be agile enough for the trail ride? I have TK80's mounted.
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,264
Posted By Dave2
Tire Age

While we are talking tires. Been ordering Conti RA's mail order for years. Naver a problem. Just received Conti's front and rear to replace the two on the bike. Rear tire has about 9/10k on it and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14,825
Views: 1,588,055
Posted By Dave2
Thanks. I did put tape over the threads before I...

Thanks. I did put tape over the threads before I put it on but I may have put it on in the wrong sequence/place.
Ill take a look. The market site and the manual weren't very clear to me.
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