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Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 219,570
Posted By KLM 3
I took a look at this ride report based on the...

I took a look at this ride report based on the Tiger. I read the whole thing in three days because of the riders. I like your style, guys.

Excited to see how the Liger transforms again!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,767
Posted By KLM 3
Here in Japan it is similar. There are enough...

Here in Japan it is similar. There are enough two-wheelers on the road that you just have to expect them. Also, the way the laws are written, the bigger vehicle assumes a bigger share of the fault in...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 260,779
Posted By KLM 3
I followed your last adventure day-by-day. It was...

I followed your last adventure day-by-day. It was a hoot!

Hope the next one is just as much fun for you both. Congrats on the book.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-09-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,743
Posted By KLM 3
Yes, its working for me right now.

Yes, its working for me right now.
Forum: Australia 07-19-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
Thanks for all the the suggestions. I am looking...

Thanks for all the the suggestions. I am looking forward to my visit.

I've gotten to work with a few guys from the HMAS Sydney as well as some RAAF guys. We'll all be back in port at the same...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
By law in Japan just the 50cc crowd is allowed...

By law in Japan just the 50cc crowd is allowed the left side of the road. Neither lane splitting nor filtering are written as law, but in practice just about everyone does it, and the police don't...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
I have a 2000 DR250XC Djebel that I have used...

I have a 2000 DR250XC Djebel that I have used primarily for commuting.

Coming from the USA where there is no lane-splitting (filtering), getting to do it in Japan is fantastic. No sitting in...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
Thats an hour up the road? I'm game. ...

Thats an hour up the road?

I'm game.

I don't know what the rules are yet for tours, but if you want to see the boat, I'll do what I can to get you onboard.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
Beerwah. Great name.

Beerwah. Great name.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
This is good: some Footy, Rugby, cute european...

This is good: some Footy, Rugby, cute european backpackers, beer, and maybe a van or a motorcycle.

All excellent additions to the list.

I really don't have a lot of time. We arrive Monday,...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
The ship is laying on a lot of tours. Those were...

The ship is laying on a lot of tours. Those were on the list. They both sound good, although they would probably be better without all of the clowns I came here with.

Any football while I'm in...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
Unfortunately I won't be here for a weekend, so...

Unfortunately I won't be here for a weekend, so that will curtail a lot of plans, but I like where your head is at. Looking like 29JUL-3AUG.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
I grew up Navy, so I am from all over. Hawaii...

I grew up Navy, so I am from all over. Hawaii most recently, but I live in Japan right now.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
I'm taking notes: Breakfast Creek Hotel ...

I'm taking notes:

Breakfast Creek Hotel
Australia Zoo
Fraser Island
Gold Coast
Fortitude Valley
Queen St Mall
CBD (What's that stand for?)
Hookers & Blow (probably not advisable, I want to...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
Its easy to get lost in the day-to-day drudgery...

Its easy to get lost in the day-to-day drudgery of it, but it really is a unique way to make a living, and an impressive piece of machinery that I live on.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
I think I've got the RIGHT one!

I think I've got the RIGHT one!
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
USS George Washington

USS George Washington
Forum: Australia 07-16-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,017
Posted By KLM 3
Visiting Brisbane. Who should I do? What should I meet?

Maybe I got that backwards. Maybe not.

I wont have my motorcycle. Instead, me and 5000 of my closest friends will be showing up on a large gray vessel for five days of fun and frivolity.

Ive...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 301,101
Posted By KLM 3
:evil After a full day of the ERC and...

:evil

After a full day of the ERC and another full day navigating the Kanagawa Prefecture bureaucracy, I am free to terrorize the locals.

The ridiculous part is I spent more money on tolls...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 301,101
Posted By KLM 3
I may have to try them, or look at a few other...

I may have to try them, or look at a few other sites. Motorcycle Superstore and Cycle Gear (10% discount for military) both would not ship tires.

Of course if I just pick them up locally then it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 301,101
Posted By KLM 3
I tried that. They won't ship tires or oversized...

I tried that. They won't ship tires or oversized items to APO/FPO. I did order some other stuff successfully though.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 301,101
Posted By KLM 3
I need a new front tire. Kenda K270's are on both...

I need a new front tire. Kenda K270's are on both front and rear right now. I was thinking of just putting another K270 on, or possibly a Shinko 700 Series. Maybe a TKC80, but that is more expensive....
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 301,101
Posted By KLM 3
That looks like a good time. What kind of...

That looks like a good time.

What kind of pannier racks do you have on the rear? Does the off-the-shelf rack for another model fit on the DR250?
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 301,101
Posted By KLM 3
Will do. Thanks for the offer.

Will do. Thanks for the offer.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 301,101
Posted By KLM 3
Wicked Nice to make your acquaintance. I looked in the...

Nice to make your acquaintance. I looked in the Asia forum and only found crickets for Japan. I have heard that Chiba is the place to get away from the city; I would love to get out there sometime....
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 301,101
Posted By KLM 3
I have one. Just bought it last week: 2000...

I have one. Just bought it last week: 2000 DR250XC Djebel.

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Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 1,190,912
Posted By KLM 3
I like your style, dude.

I like your style, dude.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 260,779
Posted By KLM 3
Courtesy of XKCD

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ten_thousand.png

So quit busting on Clif and just give him a hand. We all benefit from it. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 260,779
Posted By KLM 3
Wow, you really brought out all the naysayers and...

Wow, you really brought out all the naysayers and ninnies.

Keep pounding the pavement, Clif and Bill. They can keep pounding their keyboards.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 260,779
Posted By KLM 3
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 27,018
Posted By KLM 3
Please...do continue :D

Please...do continue :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,522
Posted By KLM 3
:rofl Now thats funny! Great report....

:rofl

Now thats funny!

Great report. I enjoyed reading it, even without pictures.
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 235,453
Posted By KLM 3
Awesome ride and ride report. :thumbup Fuck...

Awesome ride and ride report. :thumbup

Fuck cancer.:(:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 261,720
Posted By KLM 3
I had an old woman in full "biker" spandex do...

I had an old woman in full "biker" spandex do that to me just yesterday. In the middle of a left turn, she went from the left side of the lane to the right side, while jacking with her headphones,...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,397
Posted By KLM 3
I'm leaning toward a combo of Motoport...

I'm leaning toward a combo of Motoport (http://www.motoport.com) mesh kevlar and a Safermoto (http://www.safermoto.com) air bag vest. That should cover everything nicely.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-21-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,595
Posted By KLM 3
Dude named his bus "Adolph Hitler"? I can't...

Dude named his bus "Adolph Hitler"?

I can't decide if that's hilarious or just wierd.
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,212,952
Posted By KLM 3
I can't believe I finally caught up. Just...

I can't believe I finally caught up.

Just in time for more!

Thanks for all the work you have put in to this. Its been awesome.
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 3,633,136
Posted By KLM 3
The guy I was talking to mentioned that the cost...

The guy I was talking to mentioned that the cost was in the neighborhood of $10,000 for them to get the training done. That seems awful steep, but I guess with all the travel, lodging and whatever...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 3,633,136
Posted By KLM 3
Special Training?

Anybody heard of dealers' mechanics needing special training in order to work on the Tiger 800?

I ask, because that was the excuse the lone local dealer gave for not ordering any. Bummer.

No,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,986
Posted By KLM 3
Or better, depending on your point of view.:eek1 ...

Or better, depending on your point of view.:eek1

Please do tell.:ear
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