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Old 01-06-2013, 03:00 PM   #8491
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Got the new lights mounted on the KLX today...





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Old 01-06-2013, 05:50 PM   #8492
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Yeah! those ought to piss somebody off!
OH yeah,,Mr. High beam?!,,,ka-zowie! TAKE THAT!


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Old 01-08-2013, 07:22 AM   #8493
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First check in, @ Casa Blanca Hostel in Cali. 90something and humid but beautiful!
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Old 01-08-2013, 06:30 PM   #8494
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They aren't making people like this anymore. If you ever cross paths with Whitey you will never forget it. He told me one time that some of his friends told him he needed a faster bike. According to him his solution was to get slower friends........

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Old 01-09-2013, 12:18 PM   #8495
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Wow

Took the little bike for a short ride after work last night to try out those new lights. Wow.

Perhaps not as brilliant as the HIDs on the GS, but still sufficient to light up enough road to feel comfortable at well over sixty. I've got them rigged to come on with the bright headlight. The only issue is that, when I dim the headlight for oncoming traffic, my eyes have to readjust to the dark!

I'm sure I pissed off a couple people when I fumbled for the dimmer switch. That's ok, though. One cager who refused to dim his lights received a photon blast from me that I'm sure he's still trying to shake off.

I would definitely consider replacing the HIDs on the GS for these LEDs just so I can turn them off and on easily and quickly. The HIDs take a few seconds to warm up and a moment to turn completely off.

All in all, well worth the price.
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:03 PM   #8496
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Took the little bike for a short ride after work last night to try out those new lights. Wow.

Perhaps not as brilliant as the HIDs on the GS, but still sufficient to light up enough road to feel comfortable at well over sixty. I've got them rigged to come on with the bright headlight. The only issue is that, when I dim the headlight for oncoming traffic, my eyes have to readjust to the dark!

I'm sure I pissed off a couple people when I fumbled for the dimmer switch. That's ok, though. One cager who refused to dim his lights received a photon blast from me that I'm sure he's still trying to shake off.

I would definitely consider replacing the HIDs on the GS for these LEDs just so I can turn them off and on easily and quickly. The HIDs take a few seconds to warm up and a moment to turn completely off.

All in all, well worth the price.
Thank you for the kind review. I am glad these are working out so well. This order is almost gone. Gonna place another order soon. Anyone need vehicle rounds or light bars?
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:53 PM   #8497
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Stolen,

1992 BMW R100GS, from tonite's meet-up at The Old Pad,,was there at 5:30,,gone a few minutes later when I went to leave,,hat, gloves jacket, key,,good to go!,, go outside,,,


no bike! WTF!

Coyote Steel, and Eugene Welders Supply, there is NO other reason for me to visit that horrid town, and so,, I won't. If you want to see me,,come to SPFLD!
Fuck you Gene!
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:06 PM   #8498
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1992 BMW R100GS, from tonite's meet-up at The Old Pad,,was there at 5:30,,gone a few minutes later when I went to leave,,hat, gloves jacket, key,,good to go!,, go outside,,,


no bike! WTF!

Coyote Steel, and Eugene Welders Supply, there is NO other reason for me to visit that horrid town, and so,, I won't. If you want to see me,,come to SPFLD!
Fuck you Gene!
Holee Shit.... That is seriously fucked up. Lets hope it turns up real soon and the spineless piece of crap that took it gets "recycled" in the proper fashion.
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:22 PM   #8499
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yeah,,

That's what I get for quitting cigarettes,, if Ida been smokin cigs, Ida been on the back porch,,, where I belong,,,outside,,away from the PEOPLE!!
,I won't likely go there again, never liked the inside, the food ain't that great, it's in a town I don't like,,I just don't see me goin there again. I'm too old for cee cee Celia, and Anna just won't go home with me,,why go to yoogene? I can be rejected much closer to home, and not lose a motosickle!
Fuck fuck fuckity fuck fuck!
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:40 PM   #8500
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Jesus Peterman, that's fucked up. Sorry. I hate thieves more than anything. I am not a big fan of Eugene or the Pad thus explaining my sporatic attendance at the meetups. The people are great and I always enjoyed my times there but shit it's Eugene. Sorry again about your scoot. Wanna borrow the Beta
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:46 PM   #8501
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Peter, you're handy at making things; can't you adapt a MagnaVolt to moto use?
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:15 AM   #8502
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My r75 is yours to (ab)use if you like......
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:12 AM   #8503
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Damn sorry to read about this sir.

Eugene isn't the "tolerant/diversified/safe(r)" town Sh_tty Piercy and her liberal minions wish it to be. It's truly a dangerous place because....almost everyone believes it to be...and acts like it is....otherwise. The city gub'mint is dysfunctional and self-serving, and there's more priority placed on dropping millions of $'s on ridiculous, feel-good social outreach programs, all while public safety issues repeatedly get shuffled to the bottom of the agenda. No one goes to jail for damn-near anything and the 'leaders' sit around and feign incredulity at the "uncharacteristic rise in crime". The cops do their job 'pretty much' and who can blame them? Nothing they do will likely see any results cuz the courts don't wanna deal with suspects there are no jail beds for, and the street cop knows if enough sh_tizens howl about how someone got 'treated', their superiors will throw them under the bus in a heartbeat.

Most folks in Eugene are people I have no desire to know, HOWEVER....I'm damn glad I met you and the others on Wednesday nights.........even if the feeling isn't 'unanimously mutual'. (too bad, I'm still gonna be showing up, you bastards)

I abused my 'garage priveleges' last night and made Superpacman stay up past his bedtime wrenching on the Klr. I wish I'd have been riding up to the Pad when the scroat was fiddlin' with your scooter. There'd have been a......different outcome.

I hope the bike turns up none the worse for wear or....that you had some of that there insurance coverage I keep hearing about.
(mine turns on and off like a light switch cuz someone's got the silly idea I have to keep sending checks for it to be 'good')...pfffffft!

(ghey-sounding emotional expression warning).....
Please don't bag the Wednesday night meet-ups cuz of this...I mean...why should WE have to suffer cuz YOUR bike got snatched?
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:42 AM   #8504
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Damn Peterman That absolutely sucks!

Anybody checked with the bar to see if they have surveillance cams?

I'll keep an eye out on CL for you.

You around this afternoon? I'll swing by with some beers around 3:00 if so.
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:20 AM   #8505
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Anybody checked with the bar to see if they have surveillance cams?
The "Bar" knew about the theft, but I heard no mention of cameras. Some of us took off in all directions in a futile attempt to catch the maybe pushing/riding the bike away .... but no luck.

Lets all hope this has a happy ending somehow.
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