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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,994
Posted By DSjunky
Cry Snatchy

On my GF's F650GS, The only HUGE complaint is the snatchy throttle. Apparently, BMW and thier "teams" of engineers can't remedy the throttle issue. It's not brain surgery. They can design a parallel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 83,494
Posted By DSjunky
Note taken. She has dumped it twice, but the...

Note taken. She has dumped it twice, but the cases were not expanded. No damage was done other than minor scratches. I presume that they were not designed to be crash bars, but if they are fragile...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By DSjunky
Nice slip. You should dump the whole post and...

Nice slip. You should dump the whole post and correct it. I have the TouraTech and they are a little work to install, but the fit is excellent.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 83,494
Posted By DSjunky
Wicked BMW Factory Case's

We have the BMW factory top case and panniers on the little woman's F650GS twin. They are slick as snot. On or off in seconds, lockable, width adjustable, and become mini suitcases for easy...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,496
Posted By DSjunky
Lots of good comments on here... The OP stated...

Lots of good comments on here... The OP stated "so little money".. so the BMW's and KTM's are out of the picture... gotta be a jap bike if you want new.
I love my KLR, but the weestrom would be a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 229,348
Posted By DSjunky
Got the TouraTech bars for the GF's F650GS twin...

Got the TouraTech bars for the GF's F650GS twin when I bought it last month. The dealer had them in stock (!) and put them into the deal.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,309
Posted By DSjunky
Very nice. That bikes on my next purchase list.

Very nice. That bikes on my next purchase list.
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,792
Posted By DSjunky
Very nice indeed! Turned 51,000 on my KLR650 last...

Very nice indeed! Turned 51,000 on my KLR650 last month. I also spent $0 on repairs. Not having to stop in heavy traffic due to over-heating since the KLR is water cooled.. $0.

Able to take any...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,731
Posted By DSjunky
My 2 cents.. I bought a KLR650 in 04', and did...

My 2 cents.. I bought a KLR650 in 04', and did 65 mile 1 way commute with it... for three years. if you're a former streetbiker.. the KLR takes some gettting used to.. It has done great for me. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,428
Posted By DSjunky
Damn, that's funny.:rofl

Damn, that's funny.:rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,195
Posted By DSjunky
Point taken. Sorry, my mistake.. :huh I saw the...

Point taken. Sorry, my mistake.. :huh I saw the earlier post re china manuf and got carried away. As you were.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,195
Posted By DSjunky
When BMW starts outsourcing all of thier motors /...

When BMW starts outsourcing all of thier motors / bikes to china, they should change thier name to CMW.. and lets see how many bikes they sell at a premium. I bought a BMW F 650 GS (800 twin) for my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,342
Posted By DSjunky
There are several opinions on this, and all are...

There are several opinions on this, and all are based on some test results somewhere by some wazoo motorcycle professionals. I have broken in some bikes soft and easy, and others hard and fast with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,639
Posted By DSjunky
I found the KLR and the F650GS twin... totally...

I found the KLR and the F650GS twin... totally different bikes. I have only riden the BMW 30 miles, and that was home from the dealership.. And that was only because it was rush hour and the little...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,639
Posted By DSjunky
LimeRider.. Love that bike.. Love that color. ...

LimeRider.. Love that bike.. Love that color. Great write up too. I almost bought one in that color at the BMW dealer last week. My little woman said the bike was all me.. and she flat out told...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By DSjunky
F650GS 800 Twin Supension Question

Picked up a F650GS twin for the little woman a few days ago. Got the Expandable hard panniers and tail box.. and the lowered susp so she could flat foot it. But now I am thinking we should have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By DSjunky
Thanks for the input. Either it was a short or...

Thanks for the input. Either it was a short or both relays went bad at the same time.. !! I removed the headlight upgrade wiring / relays and dumped it in the spares box and went back to stock. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By DSjunky
Thanks for the pointer.. I will try the local...

Thanks for the pointer.. I will try the local Pick-A-Part out here. The relays I am replacing are Bosch... Any idea what the service life is?

As for the test light.. I have one of those and a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,657
Posted By DSjunky
Great responses. Heres what worked for me. My...

Great responses. Heres what worked for me.
My son learned to love riding when I...

A>Shut up and let him ride it. Rules and technique and advice just turned him off. As soon as I stopped...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By DSjunky
KLR Headlight Issues

Lost without my KLR.. I need direction... My headlight on my 04' KLR quit working.
I have the Totally Wired Cycle headlight harness upgrade which has two relays.. and that setup has been on my bike...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 15,449
Posted By DSjunky
04' KLR, just turned 50K Miles. That is... Fifty...

04' KLR, just turned 50K Miles. That is... Fifty Thousand. Never a problem, zero, none, zilch.. I do my own oil changes every 2500 miles, and have used full syn oil since day one. I did the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By DSjunky
Question Saving a TTR225

I'm fixing up a neglected 2003 TTR225 for my g/f. It's been sitting outside for a couple years and hasn't been run in that period either. After cleaning out the carb, charging the batt, lube and an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By DSjunky
How many miles are on it? If it's...

How many miles are on it?

If it's serious... like a piston rod or main bearing...
It is usually much cheaper to buy a rebuilt or (imported form Japan) used engine and drop it in, than to rebuilt...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2006, 01:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,854
Posted By DSjunky
One large woman.. Heat in the winter and shade...

One large woman.. Heat in the winter and shade in the summer:clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2006, 10:33 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 87,115
Posted By DSjunky
Sorry Hoosier.. it sounds like you know what...

Sorry Hoosier.. it sounds like you know what your doing.. Good luck on finding the culprit.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,862
Posted By DSjunky
I split lanage here in Cali all the time, with...

I split lanage here in Cali all the time, with saddle bags and all. The traffic here is bad, especially in southern Cali, and some people even buy bikes just so they can split and cut thier commute...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2006, 02:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,779
Posted By DSjunky
WD40, that's all you need. It's available...

WD40, that's all you need. It's available everywhere, and it works perfectly.
I use WD40, and I get double the recommended mileage out of my chains, and even caked on dirt and muck cleanups are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2006, 01:35 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 87,115
Posted By DSjunky
I did the case clearance mod with a dremel a...

I did the case clearance mod with a dremel a couple years ago when I did the eagle doohickey. The chain may never hit the case, but at least I have the peace of mind knowing that I have a good 5 mm...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 87,115
Posted By DSjunky
This topic in no way reflects poorly on the eagle...

This topic in no way reflects poorly on the eagle lever. One can buy the finest truck wheels but if they don't tighten the lug nuts... the wheels will fall off and it isn't the wheels fault...
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By DSjunky
I've always found fast shipping and good prices...

I've always found fast shipping and good prices at BikeBandit.com. OEM parts and schematics are available there too.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,331
Posted By DSjunky
Whatever japanese 4 stroke dirt bike he can get...

Whatever japanese 4 stroke dirt bike he can get that's at least 250cc's! The two strokes, such as the YZ's, RM's and CR's will require more maintenance, and they have typically been riden harder. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2006, 11:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,530
Posted By DSjunky
+1 Yes indeed. I think he made that before his...

+1 Yes indeed. I think he made that before his pinko commie ideology.
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By DSjunky
Wiring LEDs

I've moved my plate up onto the fender on my KLR to clear the D606, and I'm building a license plate light to keep it legal.
I can't see spending $35.00 on a plate frame and light, when most of the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 65,252
Posted By DSjunky
The thread has been reborn and lives on because...

The thread has been reborn and lives on because the question continues to be asked at biker functions.

The bike is the swiss army knife of the biker world. It's not a Spyderco, it's a functional...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,474
Posted By DSjunky
Rule #1: I ride alone primarily, because I too,...

Rule #1: I ride alone primarily, because I too, am an opinionated old fart who is impatient with anyone doing anything that I don't want to do. I lead or I ride alone.
Rule #2: If I find a...
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2006, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,346
Posted By DSjunky
I'm in... Now all I gotta do is get that D606 on...

I'm in... Now all I gotta do is get that D606 on the KLR....
Whoop dee doo!
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,904
Posted By DSjunky
My 04's mpg is in the mid 50's, consistantly. I...

My 04's mpg is in the mid 50's, consistantly. I ride 140 miles - round trip to work, and keep the tac between 4500 and 5000. I have gotten better than 60 mpg, but only if I keep the tac close to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2006, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,069
Posted By DSjunky
You put 700 miles on your XR650 in a year? Wow. ...

You put 700 miles on your XR650 in a year? Wow. A real riding maniac you are. You're really beating that one to death. Better take it easy.:rofl



I do that on good weekend...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By DSjunky
The most important issue is being able to touch...

The most important issue is being able to touch the ground whilst astride the beast.

Lowering links are available for short people.

Whether or not you can handle it offroad is entirely based...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2006, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,151
Posted By DSjunky
Of course, disagreeing and different viewpoints...

Of course, disagreeing and different viewpoints is part of life. I respect that.
Keep in mind, the original poster asked for hill riding tips, and said his riding experience was two weeks. Two...
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