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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-19-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,202
Posted By cjmadura
Great stuff

Hey this looks familiar!
http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/IMG_8553_zps3d1aeb80.jpg (http://s324.photobucket.com/user/cjmadura/media/IMG_8553_zps3d1aeb80.jpg.html)...
Forum: Face plant 07-15-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,114
Posted By cjmadura
RandomDude! I'm in Western Oregon...

RandomDude!

I'm in Western Oregon (Beaverton) and commute on the KLR every day. Dump the jeans and every version of them (Carhartt included).

Pick up a pair of vented riding pants (I use...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,533
Posted By cjmadura
I've got both covered......

The "Commuter" (loaded for some high desert exploring).........


http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/The%20KLR/IMG_3436.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 69,753
Posted By cjmadura
Custom Seat

Sorry for the late reply.

Here's the easy way:http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/IMG_4567.jpg (http://s324.photobucket.com/user/cjmadura/media/IMG_4567.jpg.html)

Don is VERY...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 69,753
Posted By cjmadura
Beautiful in orange!:clap

Beautiful in orange!:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-27-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 27,598
Posted By cjmadura
A chase vehicle showed up to join us in the...

A chase vehicle showed up to join us in the sticks:D:clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 69,753
Posted By cjmadura
I did! We're you the dude in leathers, riding...

I did!
We're you the dude in leathers, riding a white/silver 1300s?
I had the bike shipped up, and it's been awesome:D
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 69,753
Posted By cjmadura
Great, great bike

I've had this bike for a month, coming off of Adventure bikes. I'm still getting used to the Sport-Touring ergos (emphasis on SPORT:evil), though I came up on Sport bikes many moons ago.

It's a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 115,929
Posted By cjmadura
BOUGHT!:rofl Now where's that...

BOUGHT!:rofl

Now where's that tequila.......:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 115,929
Posted By cjmadura
Thumb Yeahhhhhh!!!

:clap
I JUST found this thread.

AWESOME!!!:clap:clap:clap

30 pages to read and catch up.:thumb:lurk:*sip*:beer:super:D

Thanks Osos!:wave
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 69,753
Posted By cjmadura
Talking Google BMW dealers by state, then check out the...

Google BMW dealers by state, then check out the "used inventory" on their sites. That's how I found my 2011 Tri-color. These bikes seem too rare to turn up a lot on Ebay or CL.

Great, great bike.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 Best of both worlds

I typically ride on-road with a Badlands Pro, armor removed, and a Dainese Wave Pro pressure suit. Although I feel pretty bomb-proof, it can get to be a bit much doing this day after day.

The...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,173
Posted By cjmadura
eggheads unite.....

I had a hard time finding a helmet that fit right. Arai and Schuberth were too round and numbed-up my forehead terribly. I needed to actually shave a little EPS from my XD3. Shoei is a great choice...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 27,598
Posted By cjmadura
The workhorse

I use my KLR for both commuting and play.

At the start of the OBCDR (loaded like a pig!):eek1http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/IMG_1508.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,858
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 ADV vs ST?

I've been riding Triumph Tiger 955's for 10 years after a youth spent on sportbikes/sport tourers. I added a 2008 KLR650 as a commuter/off-roader.
2006 Tiger:...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8,359
Views: 1,290,344
Posted By cjmadura
Wicked Oh Yeah!

Thanks Trevorf,

I rode sport-bikes for 16 years before moving over to Triumph Tigers for 10. I am really pumped to be getting back into high performance bikes. Best of luck with your "R" - a very...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8,359
Views: 1,290,344
Posted By cjmadura
Talking Yes!!!!!

GOT IT!
Bike should be delivered in about two weeks - I. Am. Psyched.:clap:clap:wings

BIG change from my Tiger 955 - except for the color.
Now to sell the Triumph and make some room in the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8,359
Views: 1,290,344
Posted By cjmadura
I want this - and I'll know if I have it by this...

I want this - and I'll know if I have it by this Saturday......:evil



http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/2011-BMW-K1300Sc.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13,952
Views: 1,407,606
Posted By cjmadura
Thumb Great Machine

http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/The%20KLR/IMG_1541.jpg (http://s324.photobucket.com/user/cjmadura/media/The%20KLR/IMG_1541.jpg.html)

I appreciate my KLR more every day. It's such...
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,611
Posted By cjmadura
Just Great......

:eek1

I've been toying with the idea of replacing my 2006 955 Tiger with an Explorer, but crap like this makes me think twice. The 955 has been a complete rock, simple to maintain and always ready...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,167
Posted By cjmadura
:clap I installed a GIVI e55 Maxia to my...

:clap


I installed a GIVI e55 Maxia to my 2006, and it has the Touratech bars. I painted the lid to match the bike - I think it looks sharp that way. The stator in my 2002 Tiger burned up @...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,011
Posted By cjmadura
+1:clap The Chargers set me back $300,...

+1:clap

The Chargers set me back $300, compared to $450-$500 for the Crossfires. They are super-protective (ask me how I know :p3rry), and amazingly comfortable; More so than my SIDI On-Road...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,847
Posted By cjmadura
Wicked :DWhat did you think of the 1190R? I'll be...

:DWhat did you think of the 1190R? I'll be testing both the "r" and the street version this October here in Portland. I did ride a 990, and loved it. How does the new bike stack up?

Awesome...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 457,609
Posted By cjmadura
Question Tell me this is a factory color!!

Is the blue livery OEM, or a custom work-up??

Either way, I LOVE IT!!!!:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,467,340
Posted By cjmadura
Talking You'll LOVE the scenery up North - it...

You'll LOVE the scenery up North - it jaw-dropping. My buddies and I are doing Southern Utah and Colorado next October. I solo'ed Utah and 4 corners years ago on my 2002 Girlie and fell in love with...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,467,340
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 Among the Canadian Glaciers.....

A great 3000 mile trip in BC and Alberta from the U.S.

Snapped this near the Athabasca Glacier along the Icefields PKWY (great name!)
...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,123
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 I have both Rev'it (Tornado Pants) as well as...

I have both Rev'it (Tornado Pants) as well as Klim (Badlands Pro).

The Klim Jacket cost about $750, but is worth EVERY penny. Without liners, it provides warmth, abrasion protection and keeps you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-24-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 3,300,012
Posted By cjmadura
A big blue Cat ...

A big blue Cat
http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/IMG_2666.jpg (http://s324.photobucket.com/user/cjmadura/media/IMG_2666.jpg.html):D

....And its dirtier sibling...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 130,987
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 Fuel Mileage

Hey PCX-4x,

I have a 2006 Tiger 955 and have been getting between 42 & 44 MPG. The fuel light pops on around the 200 mile mark. The tank should still have about 1.5 gallons left, so I figure the...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By cjmadura
Tank swap

I had a 2002 Tiger, and now have a 2006. I'm not 100% certain, but I believe the tanks can be swapped - just change out the fuel pump plate. I don't recall any differences between the two, and I've...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,709
Posted By cjmadura
Laugh WHITE vs hi-viz

I've been riding with a white XD3 for years, and just bought a white Shoei GT-Air. Pairing these wit ha Triumph reflective hi-viz vest really makes me "pop" on the road. During the day, the white lid...
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 130,987
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 I have an 06, and had an 02. The earlier bike...

I have an 06, and had an 02. The earlier bike came with the brittle plastic connectors and I changed them out for the metal units. The 06 does away with the entire setup. Instead of two connectors...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,074
Posted By cjmadura
Thumb Two blue bikes......

I tried the one bike route as well. The Triumph was a bit much off-road, but a cheap 2008 KLR650 was just the ticket for the dirt.....it also makes a great commuter in the slop:clap. Now the Triumph...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-23-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8,840
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,231,663
Posted By cjmadura
Triumph Tiger 955 Sport Screen

I'm selling my as-new sport screen from my 2006 Tiger 955. I bought it a few months back and had it paint-matched to my Caspian blue bike, but I'm just too tall for the screen. I remounted my MRA...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,592,873
Posted By cjmadura
Has anyone heard (reliably) what the stator...

Has anyone heard (reliably) what the stator output will be on this bike? I read somewhere that it would be around 400-450 watts, which seems terribly low for a premium adventure bike:becca. The BMW...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,818
Posted By cjmadura
Thumb Crash bars for me!

Clearly everyone has a different need for crashbars depending on their bike and mission. For me, my 2006 Tiger has bars to protect the large plastic tank. The bike has been tipped over at rest and...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,032
Posted By cjmadura
Question KTM 1190 Adventure specs

Has anyone heard (reliably) what the stator output will be on this bike? I read somewhere that it would be around 400-450 watts, which seems terribly low for a premium adventure bike:becca. The BMW...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,293
Posted By cjmadura
The Real Deal

I really enjoyed Long Way Round (Long Way Down, not so much), but this is the real deal. I've been trolling, but I'm becoming more and more envious of Walter, Terry and their rotating crew. What a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,592,873
Posted By cjmadura
Wise words. I think I'll chill out and wait for...

Wise words. I think I'll chill out and wait for the facts - I still have 18 months after all:thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,592,873
Posted By cjmadura
I just read that MSRP will be around 19,500 here...

I just read that MSRP will be around 19,500 here in the US. Can that be true? :huh
That's a lot of cash, especially considering the 990 was a good 5K less. I was really stoked about this bike,
but...
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