|11-10-2007, 12:56 PM||#1|
Firing on one cylinder
Joined: Nov 2007
Location: North of 49, in a place called The Hammer
2 Year + Lurker Finally Registers
Hi there... I've been lurking around this forum for over 2 years and finally decided to register. Between the excellent technical information and ride reports here, and some very favourable reviews of the updated '08 KLR650 on *other forums, I bit the bullet and bought one in July. I've been riding street for over 20 years and have always wanted to get into some of the more adverturous stuff. Planning a trip next summer to do the James Bay highway and Trans Taiga highway to properly christen my KLR. So far the KLR has been great, with the exception of a few loose bolts and a leaky countershaft o-ring and shift shaft seal (easy fixes, but what luck!). Cheers.
2001 Honda CB750 Nighthawk -- current
2001 BMW K1200RS, 2005 Triumph Tiger 955i
2008 Kawasaki KLR650, 2008 Tomos Arrow 'R'
2003 Suzuki SV1000S, 1975 Honda CB500T (two of them)
1984 Yamaha Riva 180
|11-10-2007, 01:13 PM||#2|
Wish I was riding
Joined: Sep 2007
Location: Camp Lejeune / Jacksonville North Carolina
Welcome to the party. Great place for advise and just general bullshiting
You cant fix stupid
2007 DR 650
2006 KTM 640 Adv
1992 DR 350
1998 XLR 200 Yes you read it correct.
|11-10-2007, 02:09 PM||#3|
not dead yet
Joined: Mar 2006
Location: Where the Skyline meets the BRP
Loose bolts on a KLR? UmPossible!
You have to dip the whole bike in loc-tite...
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