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Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By themocksta
Front signals are dark. None of new system is LED...

Front signals are dark. None of new system is LED based.

Will recheck the connections.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By themocksta
KLR 650 pre 08 turn signal issue

Searched the web and ADV, could not find what I am looking for.

Anyway. Have an 06 KLR 650, replaced the stock headlight bulb with a much brighter 80/100 W. Also changed the fuse from a 10A to a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,927
Posted By themocksta
What snow??? :hide

What snow??? :hide
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By themocksta
I hear ya.... I grew up in Oregon and spent 4...

I hear ya.... I grew up in Oregon and spent 4 years in Nebraska and will be spending 3+ years in Texas...next time I move west...it will be permanently. I miss the west a ton....except for NV...I am...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,300
Views: 1,607,513
Posted By themocksta
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x374/themockst...

http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x374/themocksta/IMG_1026.jpg

http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x374/themocksta/DSC02921.jpg

First picture is the Vietnam War Memorial in San Angelo, Texas....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-03-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,382
Posted By themocksta
Also moving out to san angelo, around the 1st of...

Also moving out to san angelo, around the 1st of july. Have a 06 klr650 and a 10 z1000. would be great to meet people to ride with and cool places to ride down in texas.
Forum: Regional forums 11-16-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 184,959
Posted By themocksta
In??? That is - if I am not in alabama at...

In???

That is - if I am not in alabama at that time for commissioned officer training.

would much rather be at rmar...if it is anything close to what modette told me it is....it will be a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By themocksta
Thanks everyone. I really like the Z, it is the...

Thanks everyone. I really like the Z, it is the perfect street bike for me. I've only ever seen one other person who rides one in the 14 months I've had it. I'm thinking about going on a more...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By themocksta
5 Colorado Passes on a Street Bike

First, here is the map of the route I took.
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x374/themocksta/Weekend1colorado.jpg

I am a pharmacy student down in Colorado Springs for 5 weeks on a rotation...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 241,440
Posted By themocksta
+1 For the person who said there is not a...

+1

For the person who said there is not a helmet lock, I take the back seat off and put the helmet strap under it and then put the back seat back on. Takes 15 seconds and is a good enough helmet...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,479
Posted By themocksta
Well if I am just going somewhere in town, I will...

Well if I am just going somewhere in town, I will take the sport bike. Much smoother ride for the highway. My point is that even the guys with thumpers don't always ride them, especially in town. And...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,091
Posted By themocksta
Where are you going from Valdez? Cordova? Seward?...

Where are you going from Valdez? Cordova? Seward? Anchorage?

I would see if you could take a ferry to Seward and do the drive up to Anchorage from there...unless you are doing the Haul road and in...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,725
Posted By themocksta
Lol at this thread...I really have nothing useful...

Lol at this thread...I really have nothing useful to add that hasn't already been mentioned.

Guess I'm kind of like this guy:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,261
Posted By themocksta
QFT. My bike... is hard to be away from

QFT.

My bike... is hard to be away from
Forum: Alaska 07-21-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By themocksta
I like your Tiger, it is a good looking bike! How...

I like your Tiger, it is a good looking bike! How does it do off the pavement?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By themocksta
Ok added some pics that AlaskaSolstice gave me...

Ok added some pics that AlaskaSolstice gave me today. They are edited in to the previous post



Yeah haha...I always wondered what happens when you get up there in the clouds and there is no...
Forum: Alaska 07-18-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By themocksta
That drop was my fault, I tried to lug it going...

That drop was my fault, I tried to lug it going around that corner and realized I was going too slow for the gear and gave it a handful of throttle and killed it...sigh. I should have known better. ...
Forum: Alaska 07-18-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By themocksta
Hatcher Pass Alaska -or- "Why did I sell my dual sport bike???"

First, a little background.

I am in the last year of my schooling to become a pharmacist. We have to do a certain amount of hours (in blocks called "rotations") at different facilities in order...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By themocksta
Hatcher Pass Alaska -or- "Why did I sell my dual sport bike???"

First, a little background.

I am in the last year of my schooling to become a pharmacist. We have to do a certain amount of hours (in blocks called "rotations") at different facilities in...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 241,440
Posted By themocksta
Just got my renewal paperwork for my 2010 Z1000,...

Just got my renewal paperwork for my 2010 Z1000, insurance is 400/yr for full coverage with limits of 100/300 and 1000 deductible for collision/comprehensive. So not too bad...cheaper than the truck...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,038
Posted By themocksta
you could pick up a zed 1k for a couple thousand...

you could pick up a zed 1k for a couple thousand less than a cbr. And as long as you dont want to go off road at all, it is a strong bike. but i may be biased :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,776
Posted By themocksta
Looks like barkbusters also has something similar...

Looks like barkbusters also has something similar to the acerbis guards for street bikes, at about 10-20 dollars less for the scrooges out there :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-03-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9,862
Views: 3,112,347
Posted By themocksta
My Z1000, not an adventure bike but it is a great...

My Z1000, not an adventure bike but it is a great bike nonetheless.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By themocksta
thanks for the reply modette, ive PMed you. if it...

thanks for the reply modette, ive PMed you. if it doesn't work out i have something else that will, either way looking forward to some southern colo riding. :ricky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By themocksta
Looking for a place to stay near colo springs

Probably posting in the wrong place but here goes...

I am a pharmacy student in the last year of school. I will be at the academy for 5 weeks for an internship from sep 18 to oct 22. I am looking...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By themocksta
:tb In a year or two..

:tb In a year or two..
Forum: Alaska 06-15-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By themocksta
Wakeup Call

I just want to be sure everyone is aware of the cagers out there.

I am up here in Anchorage for the summer and unfortunately I don't have real transportation...I have a bicycle.

I was hit a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 241,440
Posted By themocksta
ABS is good to have in my opinion, but it is also...

ABS is good to have in my opinion, but it is also not going to be a deal breaker. I just don't believe that ABS is going to make *that* much of a difference when in an accident. I realize that it...
Forum: Alaska 06-07-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By themocksta
Lots of Gary's up here!! He will be the third one...

Lots of Gary's up here!! He will be the third one I've met.

Hey, I'm keeping my eye out for a bike for the summer, I may have found one on craigslist... well see how things go...
Forum: Alaska 06-06-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By themocksta
I bought a crap mt bike from walmart. thanks for...

I bought a crap mt bike from walmart. thanks for the offer... but hard to get to seward/other interesting city on a bicycle if you know what i mean :evil
Forum: Alaska 06-06-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By themocksta
thanks again, good to meet you today. uaa is...

thanks again, good to meet you today. uaa is working out pretty well so far but its tough having no wheels! ah well i will make up for it in september (colorado)...

Are you the guy that I saw does...
Forum: Alaska 05-19-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By themocksta
Housing from Aug 1 to 12

As mentioned in another thread a couple months ago, I am a pharmacy student from Omaha that is going to be in Anchorage for a few months for my clinical rotations. I am going to be able to stay at...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 241,440
Posted By themocksta
The Iphone app I use to track this sez... ...

The Iphone app I use to track this sez...

Avg MPG 38.17 - Avg Range 119.89 miles

When running it all the way down it has gone into the mid 130 mile range...enough range for me.
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 241,440
Posted By themocksta
I've put 3000 miles so far on my '10 Z1000. The...

I've put 3000 miles so far on my '10 Z1000. The Ninja 1k and the Z1k are pretty close to being the same bike IMHO.

A) Some Z1k's have ABS...Google sez...
B) Insurance is a crapton cheaper than a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,209
Posted By themocksta
'10 Z1000 = 500 full coverage per 6 months with...

'10 Z1000 = 500 full coverage per 6 months with allstate

24 year old - no tickets - no accidents - no other policies (everything else is USAA)

Allstate considers it to be a standard - not a...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By themocksta
maybe the bike is telling you it just wont stand...

maybe the bike is telling you it just wont stand for being rode back and forth to school :hide

but seriously, nobody should have to work on a 3 year bike as much as you have had to work on this...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,645
Posted By themocksta
Cedar Breaks may be closed still, I know when I...

Cedar Breaks may be closed still, I know when I was going through there last year mid may it was still closed due to snow :cry
Forum: Alaska 04-03-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,267
Posted By themocksta
plus getting it to seattle + buying a crate +...

plus getting it to seattle + buying a crate + paying somebody to put it all together and get it over to the ship. would have approached the price i sold the bike for

and beyond that, the drz400...
Forum: Alaska 04-03-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,267
Posted By themocksta
thanks for looking out for me, i really...

thanks for looking out for me, i really appreciate it. i just sold my DR yesterday within an hour or two of posting it on CL.

the big issue im having is that to get a bike from alaska to CONUS or...
Forum: Alaska 03-29-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,267
Posted By themocksta
Just got a quote from AML, they do require a...

Just got a quote from AML, they do require a crate and disconnecting the battery, it was about 240 dollars from seattle.
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