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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,143
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I liked it. I can't seem to be that dedicated to...

I liked it. I can't seem to be that dedicated to take photos and write a log when I ride. Next time we ride together I'll have you do it. Ride safe.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,143
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Cry I'm with you in spirit

I'm anxious to hear how today went and see some pics.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-05-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,535
Posted By ohiodualsporter
big thanks

Thanks Dox for a great camping experience. Me and half-priced-beemer had a great time meeting the other inmates and sharing bench racing-moto talk. :1drinkIts a nice secluded camping area with all...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,535
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Thanks for the coordinates. Half priced beemer...

Thanks for the coordinates. Half priced beemer knows how to get there. I'm just a GPS geek.:wink:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,535
Posted By ohiodualsporter
gps coordinates

Hey Dox, I'll be rolling in with half priced beemer for your gathering. I found norfield Rd, but I'm wondering if the campsite is closer to 93 or 83... You don't happen to have gps coordinates do...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Golden Road

Here's one for all you Maine guys... Can anyone tell me if the paper companys allow motorcycles on the Golden road... My son and I would like to ride the roads on our KLR's while enroute to the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8,288
Views: 1,932,849
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Thanks...Of all the bikes I own its my "go to"...

Thanks...Of all the bikes I own its my "go to" bike most of the time.:evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-04-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 67,666
Views: 5,345,148
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I'm half priced beemers dad, :Dand the rack on...

I'm half priced beemers dad, :Dand the rack on the back is one of those bolt on racks made for XL's and KLR's. DOX is right... when the panniers are on you barely notice it. We had a local welder add...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,615
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I second the Top Gun rear spring.:D The rear...

I second the Top Gun rear spring.:D The rear shock isn't bad, just undersprung. Adding the right Top Gun spring for the weight I carry made mine perfect for $100. It eliminated all the sag I had,...
Forum: Americas 11-18-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,794
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I don't mean to hijack the thread, but has anyone...

I don't mean to hijack the thread, but has anyone taken the N Canol rd to the end. I'm going up in July and August with my son on KLR's and we plan to give it a try.:wink: Heck as long as we are...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,725
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Last night they were eating sheep's head and...

Last night they were eating sheep's head and getting pummeled by fat gay guys in a public bath. I'm waiting for the "Road of Bones" segment. I liked watching them trying to cross all those rivers in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2,737
Views: 746,824
Posted By ohiodualsporter
The hinges on the Hepco Explorers were junk, as...

The hinges on the Hepco Explorers were junk, as are all the plastic parts on the panniers. We plan to have a local welder customize all new metal substitutions for the plastic.:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8,288
Views: 1,932,849
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Mmmm... KLR Kool-aid good! Another satisfied...

Mmmm... KLR Kool-aid good! Another satisfied customer.:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,737
Views: 746,824
Posted By ohiodualsporter
That's the way my son's Hepco Becker Explorer...

That's the way my son's Hepco Becker Explorer bags looked after driving across our yard and falling off.:cry The were dented and none of the hinges worked.:(: I guess if he had crashed they would...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,423
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Hey jdrocks... I thought about taking her Versys,...

Hey jdrocks... I thought about taking her Versys, but I don't loan my bikes out and I wouldn't expect her to. I have followed your builds and ride reports and I think if Kawasaki doesn't build a 650...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,423
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Ever since my wife bought her Versys and let me...

Ever since my wife bought her Versys and let me take it for a spin, I've been looking at my KLR650 and wondering how to shoehorn an old EX motor in there. :huh I understand the whole weight thing...
Forum: Alaska 10-12-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,328
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I thought I read somewhere on here that Kawasaki...

I thought I read somewhere on here that Kawasaki had a recall on wiring getting chaffed-shorting out against the frame near the seat. If I remember right, the fix was just to reroute the wires.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8,288
Views: 1,932,849
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I don't know about Juames, but my son and I both...

I don't know about Juames, but my son and I both have AFX helmets and we love 'em. (especially the price) :D
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 233,236
Posted By ohiodualsporter
They must be new... I clicked on the KLR link and...

They must be new... I clicked on the KLR link and it led me to a page under construction. I guess I'll wait to see what they have.:cry
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 201,112
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I love mine! I bought an '03 new in "04 and...

I love mine! I bought an '03 new in "04 and farkled it out with evrything I could think of. It's my go to adventure-sport touring bike when I need to rack up the miles. I have no plans to sell it...
Forum: Americas 08-28-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,852
Posted By ohiodualsporter
My son and I are going in 2011. :D We want to get...

My son and I are going in 2011. :D We want to get there before the world ends in 2012.:huh As long as you go early,(before 12-21-12) you should be ok.:wink:
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,850
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Nice ride report! I can see why they don't call...

Nice ride report! I can see why they don't call it "Treeland". :evil Maybe it should be called... Rock Island, Sheepvania or Vulcandia. Looks awesome!
Forum: Alaska 06-16-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By ohiodualsporter
you can take your rifle

I too will be taking my 45-70 guide when I go next summer. I have talked to the RCMP twice via telephone and have been assured that the gun meets all the requirements for their "non restricted"...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,521
Posted By ohiodualsporter
klr mirror vibration dampners

Not only did they not work, but anything over 20mph and the wind bent them back to a point where all I could see was my rear turnsignals. Totally worthless.:huh
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,439
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Try some Zook. (light blue and comes in a small...

Try some Zook. (light blue and comes in a small glass container) Its an antifog paste you apply like a wax to the inside of your visor.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 146,105
Posted By ohiodualsporter
If you do peel the sticker and you shouldn't......

If you do peel the sticker and you shouldn't... at least write the numbers down somewhere. If you ever sell it the next guy will need the info.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,982
Posted By ohiodualsporter
You guys are nuts! Thats what I call an...

You guys are nuts! Thats what I call an "Adventure ride". Anybody can do that stuff on dualsports, but on sport bikes...:rofl
Forum: Trip Planning 05-30-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,804
Posted By ohiodualsporter
+1 on the gravity bag showers. 2 hrs in the sun...

+1 on the gravity bag showers. 2 hrs in the sun and its perfect. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,135
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I've done all the usual farkles like gaurds, skid...

I've done all the usual farkles like gaurds, skid plates, crashbars, etc... one small easy thing I've done is to add a mudflap to protect the shock. On the underside of the airbox there is a tab with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By ohiodualsporter
+1 on the duct tape! It just saved my ass a...

+1 on the duct tape! It just saved my ass a couple of weeks ago. It doesn't keep all the air from rushing out, but lets is leak out slowly, allowing one time to notice the flat and get to the side of...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,447
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I use the 1.5 gal Kolpins and they seem to be...

I use the 1.5 gal Kolpins and they seem to be fine. I went with the Kolpins because they hold a half gallon more than the Rotos do. (with two tanks that gives me an extra gallon over what the Rotos...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By ohiodualsporter
On my KLR I typically get around 40mpg. Riding...

On my KLR I typically get around 40mpg. Riding backroads with some slow guys netted me 57mpg fully loaded.:huh While I was riding slow enough to see grass growing, I have more fun at 40mpg.:evil
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 32,898
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I still love mine. I haven't had any problems...

I still love mine. I haven't had any problems except for getting the fuel tank connectors replaced. I've done alot of trips on it and its a pleasure to ride. I've only got around 16,000 on mine. I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 87,367
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Congradulations... if you can do that to a V...

Congradulations... if you can do that to a V Strom you're on to something! So how is the broken Suzuki rebuild going...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,395
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Thanks tee2...thats exactly what I'm looking for....

Thanks tee2...thats exactly what I'm looking for. A bag I can get into via the zipper. The Wolfmans look cool, but they're too hard to get into while riding. :D
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,131
Posted By ohiodualsporter
Try Aventuremotostuff.com They're in Nevada....

Try Aventuremotostuff.com They're in Nevada. Always good quick service.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,395
Posted By ohiodualsporter
What's the best waterproof tankbag for KLR's

Who makes the best waterproof tankbag for KLR's... I've looked at Wolfmans PVC model, but it doesn't look lile it can be opened easily while riding. (Its the right size)
I'm tired of messing with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-18-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,982
Posted By ohiodualsporter
The Cove Creek Road can be accessed from I40 on...

The Cove Creek Road can be accessed from I40 on the NE end of the park. On my software its listed as a forest service road. Basically you follow Cove Creek road until it dead ends and it turns into...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,972
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I think you got it right. The only change I would...

I think you got it right. The only change I would make is that here in Ohio most Harley riders don't wear any helmet at all. That could be attributed to a thing called "natural selection". (Darwin...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By ohiodualsporter
I use the Kolpins because they hold 1.5 gals...

I use the Kolpins because they hold 1.5 gals instead of just a gallon each. The tanks are thicker and use a similar T handle to hold them down on the mounting brackets. The Rotopax T handle will not...
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