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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,897
Posted By schaffer40
That was like footage of a drunk falling down...

That was like footage of a drunk falling down stairs for 8:50 minutes.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
Is the clutch arm flush with the case? If it is...

Is the clutch arm flush with the case? If it is it is not in correctly. Should be sitting like this.

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab202/schaffer40/IMG_20150318_221743_zps15deh37c.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
I always think of it like driving an overloaded...

I always think of it like driving an overloaded pick up truck, steering feels really sketchy and loose.

The overloaded rear shocks are allowing enough lift to slightly unload the the front...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
check out this site.. ...

check out this site..

http://www.warp9racing.com/
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
@5thgearpinned Here is mine with a stock...

@5thgearpinned

Here is mine with a stock arm. I had the same trouble when replacing a clutch cable. It does not sit flush.

Just wondering if it makes it difficult if not in neutral??...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
I like the Shinko 700 for mostly street. Wears...

I like the Shinko 700 for mostly street. Wears like iron and is very stable on wet or dry pavement. You can buy a front and rear Shinko for the price of a rear Heidenau K60. The K60 is sketchy on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,722
Posted By schaffer40
I own an 09 KLR, but I am wondering what source...

I own an 09 KLR, but I am wondering what source you are referencing that says the KLR is THE best selling bike in NA? Please provide a link or some sort of source. Is it THE best selling dual sport...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,386
Posted By schaffer40
Lights

Any of you tried the Costco units yet? I have been looking at them, just reluctant to pull the trigger.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
Super cool

I think it's super cool that the "KLR only " thread has turned into a scotch whiskey ale thread...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
I recently had some issues with my memory and...

I recently had some issues with my memory and killing the battery. There were a couple of cold mornings that I used my heated grips and forgot to turn them off when I got to work. This led me to...
Forum: Photos 01-05-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 127,410
Posted By schaffer40
El Mirage Dry Lake '77 or '78 ...

El Mirage Dry Lake '77 or '78

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab202/schaffer40/moto_zps02d601a8.jpg (http://s864.photobucket.com/user/schaffer40/media/moto_zps02d601a8.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
I like the simplicity. The only issues that I...

I like the simplicity. The only issues that I have had with my 09 were self inflicted.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
I ordered a Fuzeblock yesterday.

I ordered a Fuzeblock yesterday.
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
Should be ok with just the tender. I had it...

Should be ok with just the tender. I had it hooked to a truck battery for awhile yesterday and got it to the point of lighting the headlight and at least buzzing the starter. I just ran out of time...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
I ended up leaving the damn thing at work and...

I ended up leaving the damn thing at work and drove my company vehicle home. I'm just going to take my battery tender in tomorrow and hook it up in the morning. Left the grip heaters on yesterday...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
That's what I thought. Just don't want to cause...

That's what I thought. Just don't want to cause additional trouble.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
Can I jump start an 09 with a running vehicle,...

Can I jump start an 09 with a running vehicle, or is the voltage coming off of a running vehicle too much for the KLR electronics? I am stuck at work..

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
Also, much different uses. The mirrors don't...

Also, much different uses. The mirrors don't weigh anything compared to a GPS.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
I painted the side shrouds on my 09 over a year...

I painted the side shrouds on my 09 over a year ago. I used the Duplicolor that is designed to be used on plastic and it has held up very well. I used the one that is between a gloss and flat. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
I have the Pinlock system on my Shoei. The visor...

I have the Pinlock system on my Shoei. The visor does not fog up just my glasses. Not much to do about the glasses. I have tried the potions and sprays and nothing seems to work for them.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
My cousin did the same thing on his KTM while out...

My cousin did the same thing on his KTM while out on the trail away from home. He used some of the quick set on the trail and got it home. Once home he removed the side cover and cleaned and sanded...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-12-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By schaffer40
I work in Azusa, CA where this shop is located...

I work in Azusa, CA where this shop is located and saw these in person a couple of months ago. They look well sorted but the 250cc squashed it for me. I'm big boned...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
Not sure that a tender is meant to charge a dead...

Not sure that a tender is meant to charge a dead battery. That is what a charger is for. My tender does an excellent job of keeping my charged battery topped off. I think the bigger question is...
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,149
Posted By schaffer40
Very cool...I will order some mid-week if that...

Very cool...I will order some mid-week if that works for you.
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,149
Posted By schaffer40
I'll throw my hat in the ring for a spot as a...

I'll throw my hat in the ring for a spot as a tester. I am looking to replace the LEDs on my KLR that failed miserably. I am going to fork mount them.
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
So school us.

So school us.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8,749
Views: 2,284,462
Posted By schaffer40
@astrolump I like it just fine. It is...

@astrolump

I like it just fine. It is heated also, which makes it very toasty on those cold So Cal winter mornings.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8,749
Views: 2,284,462
Posted By schaffer40
Everything you see that is black has been painted...

Everything you see that is black has been painted with a flat Duplicolor Plastic friendly paint. I painted the shrouds to conceal repairs I had to make after my daughter ran into it (low speed)...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8,749
Views: 2,284,462
Posted By schaffer40
I was hesitant when I did it, but I have...

I was hesitant when I did it, but I have transport a laptop for work and it is a bit too big to fit inside. I can also strap and 18 pack to it with no problem. When I put the fasteners in, I filled...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8,749
Views: 2,284,462
Posted By schaffer40
Rode mine to work and back home at the end of my...

Rode mine to work and back home at the end of my shift. I am a commuter adventurer...

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab202/schaffer40/IMG_20140515_183010_zpsznyex8hf.jpg...
Forum: Face Plant 09-02-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,795
Posted By schaffer40
Need to adjust the suspension for your load. My...

Need to adjust the suspension for your load. My guess would be excess weight on the rear lightening up the front and making it loose. Think overloaded pickup and how light the front feels, and a...
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,958
Posted By schaffer40
Nice looking...

Nice looking...
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,712
Posted By schaffer40
Congratulations!!!

Congratulations!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,113
Posted By schaffer40
Isn't that the CJ Designs Storage Box in place of...

Isn't that the CJ Designs Storage Box in place of the left can?
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
Don't need these, but damn, that is a fine...

Don't need these, but damn, that is a fine looking bracket.
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,750
Posted By schaffer40
I was thinking the same thing...

I was thinking the same thing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-16-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By schaffer40
What kind of helmet? What kind of bike? ...

What kind of helmet? What kind of bike?

You may get more of a response if someone has experience with your particular equipment.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17,462
Views: 2,083,936
Posted By schaffer40
BOOM...that link squashes any questions I have...

BOOM...that link squashes any questions I have over the lube/not lube discussion.

Thanks for posting
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,179
Posted By schaffer40
^^^Agreed^^^

^^^Agreed^^^
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8,749
Views: 2,284,462
Posted By schaffer40
I was waiting for the bashing as well. Glad it...

I was waiting for the bashing as well. Glad it didn't happen.
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