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Old 06-09-2009, 09:28 AM   #46
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Hey Allen
I was there this weekend helping out the Acadiana team. I could not believe that someone was riding a KLR in this event. I rode it several years back and I'm still recovering. And when I saw that you had ridden the bike there and were riding it home, well, you are one tough hombre. Well done.
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Old 06-09-2009, 09:38 AM   #47
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Hey Allen
I was there this weekend helping out the Acadiana team. I could not believe that someone was riding a KLR in this event. I rode it several years back and I'm still recovering. And when I saw that you had ridden the bike there and were riding it home, well, you are one tough hombre. Well done.
Just not as tough as I should have been prior to this.......


I can barely walk.
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Old 06-09-2009, 10:24 AM   #48
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I'll post up a few bike prep photos

My bike before the real work began, just white plastic so far



My KLR600 right hand radiator installed









Radiator guard..straight from Lowe's



Relocation of electrical stuff from right side, to make room for radiator










A new black IMS tank, way more fuel than I need, I just carried about 2 gallon during the race.





Headlight guard



Skid plate



Strap for those unexpected stops



Frork brace



Now for the most helpful mod of all...the Cogent Dynamics shock







Brush guards, and aluminum bars



Steel off-set rear pegs, Eagle-Mike brake mount, brake guard



Two Brothers pipe



Extended shifter



Custom seat by brother Brian Goodwin, a few layers of carpet padding...PERFECT!!!



A few more items...heavy duty clutch springs, new clutch plates, new water-pump seals, fork springs from Cogent Dynamics, Race-Tech Emulators, 12 tooth front sprocket,....Hmmm, IRC VE-33 tires.

Well, the bike just befroe the race.




My pre-entry confirmation






More to come as time allows.
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Old 06-11-2009, 12:07 PM   #49
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Read the rest here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=473905
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Old 06-13-2009, 02:31 PM   #50
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JB's Helmet Cam vids of PM24 2009

Day
http://www.jonathanbelle.com/Videos/...pm_24_hour.wmv

Night
http://www.jonathanbelle.com/Videos/...m_24_night.wmv
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Old 06-13-2009, 04:26 PM   #51
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You guys were haulin the mail for sure! I see now how I could have gone faster........well besides have more talent .....great video.
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Old 06-13-2009, 05:01 PM   #52
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Excellent videos. Some of the best I've seen esp the night vid. Must've been a high quality camera. Thanks for posting them!
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Old 06-14-2009, 06:52 AM   #53
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Damn Al! Riding a KLR thru that stuff . . . without a footpeg . . . .

You're a hero.

Sort of makes you want to reconsider road racing, eh?

Again, my hat is off to you. Great adventure. Great effort. Great spirit. Well done. And thanks for the inspiration to an "old guy" to do something just about 3/4 of a bubble off . . . .

Now, for the next act . . . .
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Old 06-14-2009, 07:46 AM   #54
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Que it up at about 32:40 to see the KLR in action.
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Old 06-15-2009, 04:20 PM   #55
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Hey Al,

Larry Mayo has a few pics of you at larrymayo.com http://larrymayo.smugmug.com/gallery..._Vbd9A#P-56-12
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Old 06-15-2009, 05:45 PM   #56
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Hey Al,

Larry Mayo has a few pics of you at larrymayo.com http://larrymayo.smugmug.com/gallery..._Vbd9A#P-56-12
Thanks for the links....he's even got a sequence of the mighty KLR passing a KTM on the MX track....



Thanks for the link.
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