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Forum: Orange Crush 03-01-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By Deacon66
Yeah, should have clarified, it's a KTM, center...

Yeah, should have clarified, it's a KTM, center stand seems to be the right answer. Like all the other bikes I've had. Sometimes I just need to see it in writing! Thanks guys.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-01-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By Deacon66
Super stupid question

Ok guys, embarrassed to ask but on my 1190 adventure, do I check the oil level (window) while the bike is on the center stand or the side stand.... I left my manual at work otherwise I wouldn't ask. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 379,287
Posted By Deacon66
I am in North America and this process worked for...

I am in North America and this process worked for me. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By Deacon66
I agree with Wolverine boots, the MOST...

I agree with Wolverine boots, the MOST comfortable boots I have ever worn. That said, my last pair didn't last more than a couple of years and I have since gone to a pair of Danner boots. Haven't...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,547
Posted By Deacon66
I have a set of the wolf man bags and really like...

I have a set of the wolf man bags and really like them....but, they are not lockable. I need to have lockable storage. If I were staying mostly in the back country, I would take the wolfmans, but...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,245
Posted By Deacon66
How about Aerostich Transit? (For cooler...

How about Aerostich Transit? (For cooler weather). Actually, I just bought one for 30% off. Haven't worn it yet, but I'm hopeful it is as good as Aerostich claims!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,547
Posted By Deacon66
Miami.

Miami.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,596
Posted By Deacon66
South Florida, dealer is in Miami area.

South Florida, dealer is in Miami area.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,596
Posted By Deacon66
Mine came in today!!! I will add the uni filter...

Mine came in today!!! I will add the uni filter air box gasket and run the heck out of this puppy. Should be ready for pickup in about a week.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,547
Posted By Deacon66
It's Here

My dealer just called and let me know my bike has arrived. Should be ready to pick up end of next week! I'll send pics when I pick it up.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-16-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,596
Posted By Deacon66
True dat!

True dat!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 245,114
Posted By Deacon66
Rico, HOT bike...details please.

Rico,

HOT bike...details please.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,547
Posted By Deacon66
What??

Damn, I thought I had made up my mind and now I have to decide which version to buy???? Dear God, will it ever end???
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,547
Posted By Deacon66
I think I am going to spray the interior of my...

I think I am going to spray the interior of my alum bags with some type of bed liner material... anyone else try something like that?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 543,798
Posted By Deacon66
The bikes performed very well both on and off...

The bikes performed very well both on and off road... you really didn't notice the extra weight as most of the heavy stuff was low. We didn't get into single track type stuff, so no clearance issues.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 543,798
Posted By Deacon66
All weight. I like camping with EVERYTHING. No...

All weight. I like camping with EVERYTHING. No roughing it for me. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,547
Posted By Deacon66
I understand the bare aluminum will leave a...

I understand the bare aluminum will leave a residue if you don't use liners. The coated silver or black shouldn't do that. (my understanding, not experience.)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 543,798
Posted By Deacon66
Another tail o' the dragon pic

Last summer, with my brother on our KLR's

http://deacon66.smugmug.com/Other/Tail-of-the-Dragon/i-wvgX8RD/0/M/206387-M.jpg
...
Forum: Face plant 12-07-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 34,401
Posted By Deacon66
Rex, thanks for sharing your story and hope you...

Rex, thanks for sharing your story and hope you continue to improve. That is quite a serious injury, good thing you have a great attitude. Hang in there.
Forum: Americas 12-07-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By Deacon66
Trying to post a couple of pics of my TAT setup...

Trying to post a couple of pics of my TAT setup on the (now sold) KLR. We ended up touring around NC and TN as well... wanted to spend some time in the mountains. These pics are form the tail of...
Forum: Americas 12-07-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By Deacon66
Darren, I had the Happy trails crash bars on...

Darren,

I had the Happy trails crash bars on my KLR, while I agree, they aren't the best looking solution, they are very solid, and connect through the bike to one another. I believe the Motech...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By Deacon66
By the way, I have a happy trails top box I took...

By the way, I have a happy trails top box I took off my KLR, you are welcome to it if you want it...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By Deacon66
Hey Anybody, I live in Wellington and just...

Hey Anybody,

I live in Wellington and just sold my 12 KLR. If you want to touch base, PM me and I'll get you my phone number. I did the east coast portion of the TAT on my KLR and it was no...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Deacon66
BINGO!! I live just north of Ricardo... I will...

BINGO!! I live just north of Ricardo... I will try to get in touch with him personally for some advice. Thank you very much for the link.
Forum: Americas 12-06-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Deacon66
Sweet, thanks.

Sweet, thanks.
Forum: Americas 12-03-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Deacon66
Riding the ranges 2014

Starting in s. Florida, riding to Denver then taking the Rockies north to Alaska. Taking the trans Canadian highway back east and riding the Appalatians down the east coast to Florida.
Please let...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,547
Posted By Deacon66
I am going to trade the bike in for the 1190 with...

I am going to trade the bike in for the 1190 with the same dealer from whom I bought the Vstrom. He can deal with the locks. I wouldn't replace the broken lock with the same crap anyway.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,547
Posted By Deacon66
The Trax locks are all caps CRAP... I had one...

The Trax locks are all caps CRAP... I had one crumble to pieces within a week or two of buying the bike. Very cheap... the bags are awesome, if only they would put sturdy locks on them.

The...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-02-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,547
Posted By Deacon66
I have the trax on my Vstrom, like the bags but...

I have the trax on my Vstrom, like the bags but the locks are CRAP!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 364,101
Posted By Deacon66
Wow, was that picture taken from the moon??? Very...

Wow, was that picture taken from the moon??? Very nice.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,547
Posted By Deacon66
My brother has these bags on his versys and he...

My brother has these bags on his versys and he really likes them. VERY functional, but not my cup of tea. I decided to go with the touratech alum bags... Tried and true.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By Deacon66
For the vast majority of my trips i would agree,...

For the vast majority of my trips i would agree, but I'm going to be on a month long cross country trip and every inch of space counts. I tend to over due the gear so I'm trying to pair down my kit...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By Deacon66
Thumb Received the Danners yesterday. Quality boots. ...

Received the Danners yesterday. Quality boots. The toe box is very big so may Need to adjust the shifter to get my foot to work, but that is simple. Impressed with the boots to say the least. I...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By Deacon66
Scuffing adds character IMO. Pulled the trigger...

Scuffing adds character IMO. Pulled the trigger and placed the order. Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By Deacon66
Found these on amazon for 20% off.. Total is...

Found these on amazon for 20% off.. Total is $266... Is that a good deal or marketing magic?
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By Deacon66
No kidding, could not find them anywhere. I like...

No kidding, could not find them anywhere. I like these but looking for something a bit taller, 8" approx.
Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By Deacon66
Those look sweet, the rainforest do as well (as...

Those look sweet, the rainforest do as well (as recommended by another poster). Rat looks like a great option as well. Pretty sure I'm going to go with Danner based on all the feedback, just need to...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By Deacon66
I am considering something like the Danners...

I am considering something like the Danners (quarry)
http://www.danner.com/boots/quarry/quarry-usa-8.html
Waterproof and tough. Not sure if they will make good hikers.
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By Deacon66
They look nice, but as you noted, the price to...

They look nice, but as you noted, the price to import is a little steep. Thanks
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,801
Posted By Deacon66
Sorry, didn't mean to hijack the thread, I though...

Sorry, didn't mean to hijack the thread, I though I was responding to another thread!!! Goofy, I know.
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