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Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By balto68
Question about an old, cheap XT600... worth the time and effort for a n00b?

Hey XT600 people! I'm looking at this lovely bike and have a pretty good deal on it if I want it.

http://i.imgur.com/CUlbf2A.png

The owner says it has an oil leak. I emailed and asked him to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5,854
Views: 1,243,582
Posted By balto68
Hey XT600 people! I'm looking at this lovely bike...

Hey XT600 people! I'm looking at this lovely bike and have a pretty good deal on it if I want it.

http://i.imgur.com/CUlbf2A.png

The owner says it has an oil leak. I emailed and asked him to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By balto68
Anyone headed from Utah to Colorado anytime soon? Looking for a favor

So me and a fellow inmate are potentially working out a deal for me to purchase his XT225 that's located in Orem, UT, but there's a problem with transportation. I'm in Grand Junction, CO. Neither of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By balto68
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By balto68
Replacement low windshield for KLR650

Any of you know where I could find online a place that sells replacement low windshields for the KLR? All I could find was tall windshields, even on sites that sell original manufacturer equipment....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 48,495
Posted By balto68
Well I just completed my rider safety course, and...

Well I just completed my rider safety course, and I'm excited to get my hands on a bike and hit the road! If any of you have any leads on a cheap ($2500 or less) KLR650 or something similar, let me...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 48,495
Posted By balto68
Hey Grand Junctioners, I'm a 25 year old...

Hey Grand Junctioners,

I'm a 25 year old absolute noob when it comes to riding, and I was wondering if you all could suggest some good shops for riding gear. I went to Motorcycles Accessories down...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 29,231
Posted By balto68
Hello Rocky Mountains!

I'm 25, Colorado raised and recently moved back after school in Texas. I grew up in the Denver metro area and now live in beautiful Grand Junction. I'm new to riding (about to take the basic class),...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,329
Posted By balto68
PhreakyPhil, that's pretty great that you...

PhreakyPhil, that's pretty great that you extended the seat! I've specifically been looking at the DR because it's lighter and might be better if I decide to ride some slightly rougher stuff.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,329
Posted By balto68
Thanks everyone for your very helpful replies!

Thanks everyone for your very helpful replies!
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,329
Posted By balto68
Two-up on a 650 dual sport

So I've done lots of searching and I've asked questions elsewhere regarding riding with a passenger on a bike like the KLR650 or the DR650. Some folks will say flat out not to do it. Others will say...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By balto68
So would you not recommend the KLR or DR as...

So would you not recommend the KLR or DR as beginner bikes?
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By balto68
No, your question isn't really that off topic....

No, your question isn't really that off topic. It's totally understandable. The only reason I'm not looking at something a little more road-oriented is because I live in Colorado and I'm just getting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By balto68
Thanks for the info. That pretty much goes along...

Thanks for the info. That pretty much goes along with what I've heard. I'm not looking for a touring bike, but I would like to be able to take the wife with me when I go camping two plus hours from...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By balto68
In addition to my question about highway comfort...

In addition to my question about highway comfort and stability, I was wondering if either the pre-2008 KLR or the DR (with aftermarket, cozier seats) have a significant advantage when it comes to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By balto68
Thanks everyone for your replies. I've heard...

Thanks everyone for your replies.

I've heard DR650 owners say that they felt "naked" on their bikes on the interstate. Apart from a windshield, what advantage would an older KLR have?
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By balto68
Yet another DR650 vs KLR question .... relative touring comfort

Forgive me for asking what I'm sure is an old question, but I've done a lot of searching and haven't quite seen this question get answered.

I know that comfort at freeway speeds is all relative on...
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