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Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,012
Posted By PenGun
They need a milk crate on the back to really look...

They need a milk crate on the back to really look cool.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16,058
Views: 2,429,895
Posted By PenGun
Just found this nearby: ...

Just found this nearby:

http://nanaimo.en.craigslist.ca/mcy/2891808557.html

I am saving for a WR250R but that sure is attractive.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 23,132
Posted By PenGun
The new ones are more delicate. My 98 goes down...

The new ones are more delicate. My 98 goes down all the time and sometimes I have to fix the wings a bit but apart from that she just bounces.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 23,132
Posted By PenGun
A water cooled motor will fun further than an air...

A water cooled motor will fun further than an air cooled one. No contest.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By PenGun
There is actually more energy in the lower octane...

There is actually more energy in the lower octane fuel. It is pointless to use higher octane than needed for your compression ratio.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,846
Posted By PenGun
I'm 63. I could not go up the mountain and crash...

I'm 63. I could not go up the mountain and crash my bike etc etc without lifting weights.

I could go ride the nice dirt roads and get to quite good places but real dirt biking is pretty brutal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,846
Posted By PenGun
Weights: ...

Weights:

http://exrx.net/WeightTraining/Instructions.html
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,052
Posted By PenGun
Don't listen to the KTMistas. They are probably...

Don't listen to the KTMistas. They are probably too weak and puny to even pick up a KLR. Mine goes all kinds of places they are supposed to be way too heavy for. You actually have a motor to power...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,052
Posted By PenGun
Ah ... time for some tires. I like my Mitas E09s....

Ah ... time for some tires. I like my Mitas E09s. The back is very good, the front not quite as good and they wear well.

You need to get her sliding a bit otherwise you won't find out how very...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,052
Posted By PenGun
Not true. I have a 98 and love my beast. The new...

Not true. I have a 98 and love my beast. The new ones, a friend has one, are a bit more delicate, you probably need crash bars for off road knarlies. Apart from that they are a bit better at almost...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,052
Posted By PenGun
The KLR 650 will go pretty near anywhere a "real...

The KLR 650 will go pretty near anywhere a "real dirtbike" will and will haul your ass there and back too. Just don't fill the tank. About half full is 3 gal and it lowers the C of G quite a bit.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,052
Posted By PenGun
KLRs are lazy and do like to lie down. They get...

KLRs are lazy and do like to lie down. They get back up though and take you home.

On the road it's pretty mellow. If are going out back at all seriously you will be getting beat up pretty well...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By PenGun
They are that delicate? I drop my 98 all over the...

They are that delicate? I drop my 98 all over the place and one wing, the rad cover on both sides of the tank, is a bit funky but apart from that no damage.

I crash it pretty good on occasion...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,864
Posted By PenGun
Mine was more and had more miles. Go for it my...

Mine was more and had more miles. Go for it my cat likes them a lot. http://carnagepro.com
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By PenGun
Just fire it up every 5 or 6 days and go for a...

Just fire it up every 5 or 6 days and go for a ride. We had 2' snow last winter in one day and I've seldom had more fun. You will be picking it up quite a bit in the snow, but that's exactly what she...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,390
Posted By PenGun
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,073
Posted By PenGun
The economy is not frozen ... it's dead. They...

The economy is not frozen ... it's dead. They gave all your money to the guys who f%^ked you. It'll be 10 - 15 years before you get back up.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,027
Posted By PenGun
I'm not sure you are right. It's nearly always...

I'm not sure you are right. It's nearly always just plain stupidity, malice is rare. (Well it's a village to the Venture Brothers ;). The google hoovers up everything anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,027
Posted By PenGun
It's inverted eh'. Flip that thing.

It's inverted eh'. Flip that thing.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,027
Posted By PenGun
Ah we are going to hide are we. Logic is useful...

Ah we are going to hide are we. Logic is useful to analyze situations and explore possibilities in a rational manner. It is not especially useful in the pursuit of experience and the knowledge...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,027
Posted By PenGun
Wow ... just wow. Proof that ignorance is indeed...

Wow ... just wow. Proof that ignorance is indeed something akin to bliss. Logic ... mWhahaha.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By PenGun
Just get a pre 08 KLR. Just what you need. The...

Just get a pre 08 KLR. Just what you need. The pack will spit you out in disgust and move on.

CodyY will show you the waY . Well perhaps not ... eh'.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,618
Posted By PenGun
What's with this old guy crap. You are just a...

What's with this old guy crap. You are just a baby. You "understand" the KLR was no good off road? Huh. Did you not own one?

The KLR. I dunno 'bout the new one, is just fine off road. All you...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,990
Posted By PenGun
Squats and deadlifts. A man should be able to...

Squats and deadlifts. A man should be able to squat and deadlift his weight. I can and I can pick my KLR650 up with one hand. I'm 63.

You are weak, you will suffer.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,552
Posted By PenGun
Mitas E09s with the hard compound are hard to...

Mitas E09s with the hard compound are hard to beat for longevity on road and are good in the rocks. The back tire is golden AFAIKT.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,770
Posted By PenGun
Great first bike. Get a pre 08 and you can drop...

Great first bike. Get a pre 08 and you can drop it all day and unless you are unlucky nothing bad will happen.

Ask me how I know. ;)
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,111
Posted By PenGun
A KTM 300 will pull it's front end effortlessly....

A KTM 300 will pull it's front end effortlessly. Perhaps a newer two smoke will make yer smile happen.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By PenGun
What he said.

What he said.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By PenGun
Nice country: ...

Nice country:

http://209.52.170.29:90/pics/taylor.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,138
Posted By PenGun
He had the 705 working well last time I heard....

He had the 705 working well last time I heard. About 50 HP was the most he got. I decided the 685, being way cheaper, was a better idea than the 705. Maybe this winter ... we'll see.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,138
Posted By PenGun
Too late. The blue line is under $300 if you do...

Too late. The blue line is under $300 if you do it your self. The 40 HP line is not too much more maybe $250 with a good machinist.

KLRs just run and run ... change oil ... clean chain ... a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,138
Posted By PenGun
I used to have a 3hunny. Lovely thing, never...

I used to have a 3hunny. Lovely thing, never raced it though, I'm getting on. The KLR will go pretty near anywhere the KTM will go but it's much harder to retrieve. ;)
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By PenGun
And you could have bought a KLR. Oh well .... ...

And you could have bought a KLR. Oh well ....

Just pullin' yer chain. Well done, you'll have fun. Just point it where you want to go and ... go.

CodyY will be along to congratulate you soon....
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,138
Posted By PenGun
Ahem, clears throat. Patman's Dyno Chart at the...

Ahem, clears throat. Patman's Dyno Chart at the end of the experiment.

http://www.patmanracing.com/Image%20host/eXcel-dyno-chart-A.jpg

That's rear wheel HP lets not forget.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,628
Posted By PenGun
You need to able to turn it off. ABS is a pain in...

You need to able to turn it off. ABS is a pain in the dirt.

Sliding is mandatory out back.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,636
Posted By PenGun
You always had little bikes. Does not mean we all...

You always had little bikes. Does not mean we all need em'.

The KLR will run down the road with your dad, and climb mountains and run down all kinds of roads and trails quite happily.

It's...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By PenGun
Noooooo. Not again! :baldy You cannot lube...

Noooooo. Not again! :baldy

You cannot lube your chain. All you can do is clean and protect it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,174
Posted By PenGun
So what did I miss here? Yeah it's a bit...

So what did I miss here?

Yeah it's a bit tame alright we'll never make Fluff like this.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,614
Posted By PenGun
Yess.

Yess.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,174
Posted By PenGun
Troll fight!!! The OP is a troll and now CodyY...

Troll fight!!! The OP is a troll and now CodyY has showed up. I love this stuff. ;)
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