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Old 05-14-2011, 05:35 PM   #3931
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Here is my ride. Nothing special, but I am a biologist and I use her to collect scorpions throughout the southwest!
What's your trick, sleep with your tent flaps open then shake them out of your sleeping bag in the morning?
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Old 05-14-2011, 05:44 PM   #3932
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Looks like new. Where was it hiding for the past 2 years?
No shit. My 2009 KLR is a bit more "blemished"
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Old 05-14-2011, 08:13 PM   #3933
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Up along road 532 west of Hwy 22 in southern Alberta. Today's ride.
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Old 05-14-2011, 11:53 PM   #3934
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Here is a pic of my 2000 KLR that I took when I was out riding today.
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:30 AM   #3935
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.. most recent ..



(above) - out in the Natahala Forest just before I slide into second and gave her a few new scuffs and broke the mounts off the left tank shroud .. it was a GREAT day of riding .. thanks again Joe for hosting us at the Nantahala Cabins for the weekend ..



(above) - JB Weld .. every repair kit needs some .. though it looks like I am going to need a new screen soon too ..




(above) - some of the gear has arrived and is bolted on ..

New Items ..
Choke Re-locator (well made device)
Ram mount in Choke Re-locator (installed where the mirror re-mount is)
SW Motech Crash Bars (with the Corbin seat they nearly touch my knees)
SW Motech Center Stand (great bolt-on .. hardly need the bike lift)
Headlight Guard (hmm .. maybe not terribly practical .. but looks kewl)
BarkBusters (already saved the bike from worse damage)
Corbin Dished Seat (still getting used to it)

Still on order or being purchased ..
SW Motech Skid Plate
Happy Trails Side Racks for Panniers
Happy Trails Fork Brace
Rear Rack
Dash (with headlight kill switch, USB, 12V power and still some more room)
Aux. LED Lights
LED Running Lights/Signals

.. the two hams in the background are my sons William and Joseph .. the apple(s) did not fall far from the tree at all ..
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Old 05-15-2011, 05:16 AM   #3936
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RevBill you got that bike looking good now you ready to ride some more gravel roads?
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Old 05-15-2011, 05:35 AM   #3937
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RevBill you got that bike looking good now you ready to ride some more gravel roads?
.. yeah man .. I know I won't miss the fall date at Joe's either .. pouring over the NC and VA Gazeteers now .. also looking for some abandoned railways ..

.. my wife says I am not far behind you .. I have become obsessed, won't be long until I lose my marbles too .. lol ..

.. you missed my failed NC Tag run last night through those storms .. lol .. not quite epic, but fun .. lol ..
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Old 05-15-2011, 05:43 AM   #3938
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RevBill you got that bike looking good now you ready to ride some more gravel roads?
Hey man did you go to the Screaming Beaver?
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:05 AM   #3939
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yep got there around 2:00pm friday and road friday evening
sleep got up on saturday morning got some text from wife about my olds girl being in the emergency room friday night packup and made the 5 hr ride home on the klr in 4 sorry i mist you would like to see that bike
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:09 AM   #3940
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yep got there around 2:00pm friday and road friday evening
sleep got up on saturday morning got some text from wife about my olds girl being in the emergency room friday night packup and made the 5 hr ride home on the klr in 4 sorry i mist you would like to see that bike
Sorry to hear bro... hope everything is ok.... There will be other chances.... We may be planning a URE ride soon....
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Old 05-15-2011, 10:34 AM   #3941
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having a 350 mile range is a good thing
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:56 PM   #3942
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having a 350 mile range is a good thing

No...a GREAT thing
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Old 05-16-2011, 11:49 AM   #3943
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Here is a pic of my 2000 KLR that I took when I was out riding today.
Hey ken;

welcome to the forum also, I hope you can make the trip up here sometime, a quick run up to Prudhoe Bay would be fun.

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Old 05-16-2011, 12:48 PM   #3944
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Two perspectives of...

the same spot in the California Poppy Preserve, Antelope Valley, CA.





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Old 05-16-2011, 01:04 PM   #3945
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From this last weekend, Stu? How's the reframed bike running? Good to see her back on the trail. I thought you'd write her off after getting the TE.
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