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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By RPKLR
Brand new '12 DL1000

:eek1Red !! At Bert's Motorsports , 4050 Southwestern Blvd , Orchard Park , NY 716 646 0028 Listed at $8199.00. Looks like a smokin' deal for somebody. No connection, was just in lookin'...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 27,743
Posted By RPKLR
19k on my '89 then 57k on a '94 , now 29k so far...

19k on my '89 then 57k on a '94 , now 29k so far on an '08. I loves me some KLR's !:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 99,336
Posted By RPKLR
new legs

Hi Mark,Great RR as usual. But I noticed your camp chair has grown 2 new legs ! What's with that ? :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,478
Posted By RPKLR
I 've had 4 airheads and spent a LOT of miles on...

I 've had 4 airheads and spent a LOT of miles on a friend's R100GS/Dakar(in Europe). Then I rode my first KLR in '89. Sold the last Airhead and never looked back. Why ? Because the KLR just handled...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 22,599
Posted By RPKLR
2 thumpers

I feel so common here :lol3

'08 KLR My 3rd KLR about 92000 miles total

'08 WR My riding buddy from Berlin loves to ride it when he's here.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8,607
Views: 2,154,721
Posted By RPKLR

I put 20k miles on an '89 then 57K miles on a REALLY well farkled '94. Test rode an '08 for 15 miles and bought it. Sold the '94 because I realized that the '08 was better and that I would not need...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 47,665
Views: 9,745,587
Posted By RPKLR
WR "back door"

Reset mine from -3 to +2 and the bike went from willing to very eager. The EXUP and air injection is gone and the air box opened some. Now it runs like it should . Many thanks for the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By RPKLR
Tn dreamin'

My wife is from very near the Shelby Forest store and we own a piece of property there. Some pretty good ridin' to the north. Planing to build a house there and retire. But the way things are going...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,413
Posted By RPKLR
I put 19K miles on an "89 and 57k miles on a VERY...

I put 19K miles on an "89 and 57k miles on a VERY HEAVILY farkled '94. After 20 miles on an '08 I bought it knowing it was superior in almost every way to the '94. Just did the 685 Schnitz kit and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,604
Posted By RPKLR

Used to run Metzler Saharas,then Mefo's but now have a set of Continental Trail Attacks on my '08. They are radial ply and work off road much better than you could imagine and are great on the street.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,783
Posted By RPKLR
sticky clutch

I had the same issue on my '08 . Seems to be real sensitive to oil. Doesn't seem to like synthetics. The bad news is that I ended up bending a shift fork. That meant splitting the cases etc.$$$$$$ It...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,449
Posted By RPKLR
Had a flat Corbin for a long time on my '94 and...

Had a flat Corbin for a long time on my '94 and liked it. Now have a Russell on my '08 and think it's a little better. However the stock seat on the '08 was much better than the earlier ones.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,413
Posted By RPKLR
KLR's are perfect for big guys . Especially...

KLR's are perfect for big guys . Especially inexperienced big guys. Of course I have over 80000 miles if experience on 3 of them so I could be a bit biased. In any case you can't go wrong with a KLR....
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2008, 06:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,635
Posted By RPKLR
I had a DR350 for my buddy from Berlin to ride...

I had a DR350 for my buddy from Berlin to ride when he was here. We rode a lot in Colorado but also things like the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Cherohla Skyway. It had a big tank and custom seat. He...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 11-20-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,182
Posted By RPKLR

Go to Sestriere,Italy then ride the Assietta. We did loops from there and rode different stuff for 5 days.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,074
Posted By RPKLR
deer story

The deer came out of nowhere. Caved the forks in and I must have gone over the bars. The bike must have flipped. Rang my bell good, the lights were on but nobody was home for about 5 hours. No memory...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,074
Posted By RPKLR
'94 Klr

Got 57000 miles on my '94 without major issues beyond killing a deer with it. My '08 has 3k miles and is a wonderful thing.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 994,647
Posted By RPKLR
TDM for sale

My nephew has a TDM , made 11/91 , 22k miles, for sale. Asking $2475 or so. Bike is in Buffalo,NY. Nice condition. PM me for pics or more info. Ron
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 994,647
Posted By RPKLR
TDM stuff

Anybody need a set of SW Motech quick release side racks ? Used once on a '91 TDM. Asking $150 .
Forum: EMEA 10-31-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,354
Posted By RPKLR
Germant tour '08

Have a look at It's BMW's tour company. They provide the bikes,guides,food and lodging ,everything but gas and beer. You just show up ready to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 727
Posted By RPKLR
New KLR's

In case anybody is looking for an '06 or '07 KLR650 thought I'd mention that Freewheeling Cycle in Buffalo,NY has one '06 and 3 '07's in stock. Call 716-873-1053. No connection,etc to me . Just...
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