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Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,627
Views: 403,669
Posted By drewhbend
sweeeet!

I will be watching from Oregon....wave as ya pass by BEND
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
rare

I was doing some trail maintenance with a local mountain bike crew last week and they knew I had a bike so I was allowed to ride on a bunch of mountain bike only trails to help pack them down. So fun...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,255
Posted By drewhbend
got lazy

here is a post (http://ironman2007or8.blogspot.com/2008/05/moto-ride.html) of where i figured out to carry my bike for about $5
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,255
Posted By drewhbend
custom

Look at this custome job job I just saw in town:

HERE (http://ironman2007or8.blogspot.com/2008/04/moto-idea.html)

He had a rocky mount made for the side and hasd it attached to a hard case rack...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,528
Posted By drewhbend
Ortlieb

I have had the Ortlieb saddlebags on for a few years and cannot say enough about them, great bags and no hard ware needed. they just strap on, at first glance they look like they may be a bit...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,125
Posted By drewhbend
wind

What are your thoughts on the taller windshield out there is the real test world?

I also remember reading somewhere that some guys take the whole thing off and feel smoother? though that does not...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
safe is always good advice,,,,,,?? Question, were...

safe is always good advice,,,,,,?? Question, were those trailers that whipped around 2 wheels or 1? this trailer looks like it is similar to the one I pull on a mountain bike and it has just one as...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2007, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
good points

Yeah good points....I have zero complaints about the KLR other than sitting on it for long hours..and not comfort as I rode 1000 miles to Canada and back but on thos esuper highways could have used...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,125
Posted By drewhbend
subscribed

ok I will watch along from my desk....I also ride a klr and after going to Canada and back from oregon thought I could use a bigger bike....you are going farther so I will see what you think and how...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
every day almost

well I have been riding this thing to work almost every day except a few icy/snowy days ( and even a few of those) whn not riding my bike ( bicycle) to work. I have not commuted to work in a car in...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2007, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By drewhbend
ortlieb

I have used the orlieb on my daily commuter and they are durable and 100% waterproof. ZERO complaints for those. here is a link:

http://www.ortliebusa.com/
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,255
Posted By drewhbend
thanks

simple set up...the best kind..thanks. I need to get something going this summer and will post my creation here,
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,255
Posted By drewhbend
more!!

that is what I need!!! seriously to get to some remote mountain biking. can we get more pics of the setup?????

there was a guy here in Bend Oregon selling a side mounted unit that was pretty good...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
are those TKC 80 tires, how did they hold up....?...

are those TKC 80 tires, how did they hold up....? ....miles on them????
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2006, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
been gone

sorry been gone off the board for awhile but did enjoy riding the KLR yesteray and roads here in Cenral Oregon were dry and cold but in the shade lies shaded danger.....in my neighborhood it is all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-07-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By drewhbend
update

have about 1000 miles on the setup now and works great, did learn that it helps to wrap the batteries with a single bit of tape so they do not vibrate.

also I was running with the digital speed...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-05-2006, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,807
Posted By drewhbend
have to say, wrapped the batteries in tape and...

have to say, wrapped the batteries in tape and been working great since. I have the color verserin and looks like they have foam behind the springs so that must have been a fix over the years. all is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-31-2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,807
Posted By drewhbend
crap

600 miles on the ram mount and no problem and now I got this too for my etrex color...I will try all the above...crap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By drewhbend
Im back

great trip trip report and pics coming and I will post link here
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2006, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,854
Posted By drewhbend
stopped by

small shop, good vibe. decent selection of offroad stuff. seemed like the type of guys that would really try and help you out. did not see anything I needed but good resource
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,554
Posted By drewhbend
trip

great trip report thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,455
Posted By drewhbend
last episode

wow the last one was good, lucky they got the crash on video. seemed like something that could happen to anyone. that cop needs to go on a diet though.....i hope Alton does this show every season on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By drewhbend
thanks dante

wow check out Dante's website, very nice!!!


ok I am off in 4 days and am really looking forward to the trip. I did find two books that anyone in oregon and Washinton may like "Backroads of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,854
Posted By drewhbend
ok

never get south too much so did not even know the shop was there. I will check it out this week.

Thanks
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-20-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,082,571
Posted By drewhbend
15 minutes from my house

Near Tumalo Falls in Central Oregon...sometimes just better to sleep in a tent even if you could be home in 15 minutes:

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Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2006, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
lights

yeah more pics and info on that, they do look good but we need more detail
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
RAM MOUNT FOR eTREX COLOR

works Great

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Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
last of the farkles

These last two are for actual utilty. I added a tool tube and shoved in a repair kit, tools and my "Oh Shit!" bag of survival stuff for backcountry. tube was a piece of cake and attached with extra...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By drewhbend
oregon

I was offered test ride at Central Oregon Workensport before I bought my KLR, They offered it up in first 5 minutes....( bring a helmet and a drivers license...sign a waiver and take it out.....)
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By drewhbend
bump

I agree 2500 sounds fair if in great shape, mine has seen lots of forest.......have any pics for us to scrutinize???
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By drewhbend
another shot

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from the side showing the articulated arm.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By drewhbend
up and running

runs great on the bike, easy to see in the sun, I have to say pretty impressed. the install was 5 minutes and seems really solid and flexible to your needs. The buttons can all be accessed while on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2006, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By drewhbend
i just got the setup for the etrex color and put...

i just got the setup for the etrex color and put it on last night, I have pro taper bars and it worked great. I will throw some shot ups later today. I am not sure what the bar difference is as I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2006, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
flat

wow that sucks, Luckily you were able to find some wood to make stand...bummer.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,455
Posted By drewhbend
quotes

anybody have a list of thos travel quotes that show up on the fade outs on the white cards??? those are all pretty ADV oriented.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2006, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,229
Posted By drewhbend
foot pegs

i have the happy trails guard with the foot pegs up there....they are nice on long open stretches of pavement where you want to stretch out. I am glad I got them for the longer days. as for the side...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2006, 10:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,455
Posted By drewhbend
yeah what was the deal with that???

yeah what was the deal with that???
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2006, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 844,706
Posted By drewhbend
my KLR all farkled out with new tires

My first moto and loving it...but this site is causing a need for more ( the quiver of bikes like tools for the right job)
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2006, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
front

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Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2006, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,011,583
Posted By drewhbend
pics of the new grippy tires

rode into work today and they feel better even in 48 hours. I have about 50 miles on them now and like them. If anyone else has them on their KLR what PSI you running?
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