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Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,181
Posted By nigelcorn
What is that huge truck/thing off to the left? ...

What is that huge truck/thing off to the left?

Awesome report, by the way.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 43,395
Posted By nigelcorn
Yeah, I don't get it. Why doesn't this thread...

Yeah, I don't get it. Why doesn't this thread have more pictures in it?
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6,627
Views: 2,629,847
Posted By nigelcorn
I've owned two of these, both stopped working for...

I've owned two of these, both stopped working for different reasons. I ended up giving them away to someone who wanted to try and figure them out.

Meanwhile, I bought a whisperlite several years...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6,627
Views: 2,629,847
Posted By nigelcorn
I'm gonna be honest, it's not every day you see...

I'm gonna be honest, it's not every day you see somebody willing to pony up the cash for a gs1200 that will outfit their entire camping kit with gear from Walmart.

Hope you have fun with it.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 212,448
Posted By nigelcorn
Yes, when you upgrade you can still download it....

Yes, when you upgrade you can still download it. At least it worked for me. You obviously will have to sign in using the same Google account, but it was on there on my list of apps.

Sent from my...
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 212,448
Posted By nigelcorn
Ahhhhh, there it is. Thanks for the help. I...

Ahhhhh, there it is. Thanks for the help. I knew it would be something simple like that where I just had overlooked it.

thanks again.
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 212,448
Posted By nigelcorn
I can't seem to embed the video. Here is a...

I can't seem to embed the video.

Here is a link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WifMMvDqzw). Sorry for the poor quality video, it's from my phone.
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 212,448
Posted By nigelcorn
Right. But those three stacked dots aren't...

Right. But those three stacked dots aren't available because the search box covers them up. Even on my phone where the search dialogue box doesn't completely cover up the menu soft key, it doesn't...
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 212,448
Posted By nigelcorn
It's not searching that's my problem. It's when...

It's not searching that's my problem. It's when I search and want to cache the tiles around a selected track. On my phone and tablet there isn't the little menu hard key like on some other phones,...
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 212,448
Posted By nigelcorn
I've got a quick question for the collective...

I've got a quick question for the collective wisdom here.

Always before I've just precached areas where I want to go exploring and haven't really followed gps tracks.

I'm planning a trip where...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 101,253
Views: 19,616,669
Posted By nigelcorn
Wow, I hadn't even noticed either of those. I'm...

Wow, I hadn't even noticed either of those. I'm sure the missing countershaft sprocket cover bolt was from when I took it off last time and was interrupted mid-job. Crap like that always messes me...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 101,253
Views: 19,616,669
Posted By nigelcorn
Great, thanks. I think I'll probably keep...

Great, thanks.

I think I'll probably keep the carb for now, but thanks for the offer.



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Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 101,253
Views: 19,616,669
Posted By nigelcorn
Hey guys, quick (probably stupid) question for...

Hey guys, quick (probably stupid) question for you.

I've had this DR for a few months. It was pretty well set up when I got it. I was just looking through some of the paperwork that came with...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,363
Posted By nigelcorn
Another thought as far as the cost comparison...

Another thought as far as the cost comparison goes; you could do the same thing with the Google Nexus 7 for $230, or a Samsung galaxy for like $170. That swings the cost way in favor of the tablet. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 101,253
Views: 19,616,669
Posted By nigelcorn
I know this has already been answered a couple...

I know this has already been answered a couple times, but I figure I'll chime in anyway. I've owned two KLR's and a very well set up DRZ, now own a well set up DR. I think you'll like it. The KLR...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 688,486
Posted By nigelcorn
That is amazing.

That is amazing.
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 178,207
Posted By nigelcorn
Looks to be in great shape. The ad says 64000...

Looks to be in great shape. The ad says 64000 miles, not 6400. Still not a bad deal.
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 212,448
Posted By nigelcorn
Congrats, that's great.

Congrats, that's great.
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 101,253
Views: 19,616,669
Posted By nigelcorn
I know others have given their opinion. I've...

I know others have given their opinion. I've owned a couple KLR's, a really well set up DRZ, and a well set up DR. Haven't tried the 610 yet.

My opinion--I think the DRZ is over-rated. I know...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 101,253
Views: 19,616,669
Posted By nigelcorn
I know a couple others have chimed in, but I...

I know a couple others have chimed in, but I recently bought a Dr that has a Corbin on it.

I really like it. I haven't tried the stock seat to compare, but my first day I 220 highway miles with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 360,050
Posted By nigelcorn
A video of yesterday's ride. Nothing exciting,...

A video of yesterday's ride. Nothing exciting, pretty much just desert but my brother wanted to see the area that I was riding. Also, the camera is pointed down too low so I find that if I watch...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,720
Posted By nigelcorn
So the part of his post that started with, "Let...

So the part of his post that started with, "Let me preface this by saying, I'm not looking for a debate or argument from anybody" was really more of an invitation to you?
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,171
Posted By nigelcorn
The doo is easy to do yourself with all the...

The doo is easy to do yourself with all the guides out there. You'll probably be able to find somebody local who could help you.

As far as the oil, I assume you're talking about it burning oil at...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
Question for you all: I recently picked up a...

Question for you all: I recently picked up a 2005. It ran fine, but I noticed that on extended rides (like more than 30 minutes) it has trouble idling. I tried adjusting the idle speed to get it up...
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,657
Posted By nigelcorn
I might be interested. Let me know when you...

I might be interested. Let me know when you finish another batch, and I'll probably order one.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
Quick question-- I obviously changed the coolant...

Quick question-- I obviously changed the coolant yesterday when I put in the new thermostat. I haven't started the engine since. Will coolant have transferred over to both radiators even without...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
Thanks for that. Sent from my Nexus 7 using...

Thanks for that.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk HD
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
What? I haven't heard of that before. No, I...

What? I haven't heard of that before. No, I didn't drill anything.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk HD


Hmm, maybe I should have read a bit more carefully. Now I get to drain the coolant...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
Yeah, I just recently downloaded the pdf. If you...

Yeah, I just recently downloaded the pdf. If you can't find it, send me a pm with your email, and I'll get it to you.

So I got the replacement thermostat from NAPA and went to pull the old one...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
Yeah, I'll be sure to use some. I'm hoping to not...

Yeah, I'll be sure to use some. I'm hoping to not have to rebuild the engine. My plan for now is to adjust the valves, rejet, change the oil and coolant, put in a new sparkplug, put in a new...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
OK, I'll do that. Thanks for the NAPA tip. ...

OK, I'll do that. Thanks for the NAPA tip.

Edit: Wow, that NAPA thermostat is cheap! I love when things work out like that.

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Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
Buddies? What are those? Yeah, I had...

Buddies? What are those?



Yeah, I had read about that. I think I've got it figured out, but I'm waiting until I get the engine all back together and a new spark plug before I start it so I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
Not sure, I just picked it up a week or so ago. ...

Not sure, I just picked it up a week or so ago.

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Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
Yeah, I'd planned on putting a new plug in. I'll...

Yeah, I'd planned on putting a new plug in. I'll see what's going on with the jetting. I haven't seen a lot of spark plugs before so I don't have much experience, but this does seem to have a lot...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
In the process of going over everything. I...

In the process of going over everything. I adjusted the valves today, they were all within spec, but I moved them to the looser end of "within spec" just for peace of mind. I adjusted the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
I figured that's what you were talking about. I...

I figured that's what you were talking about. I don't take the time to break down the different sub-categories of douche's (like flatbillers). I'm just lazy and call them all douches.

I've never...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
Yeah, I'm not too sure what a flat biller is...

Yeah, I'm not too sure what a flat biller is either. I'm pretty sure that whatever it is, I'm not one since that sounds like a negative thing.

I'll add "clean the carb" to my list of crap to be...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22,476
Views: 2,813,944
Posted By nigelcorn
Just got out on the inaugural run on my new XR. ...

Just got out on the inaugural run on my new XR. These bikes are beasts!! Not that you all didn't know that already.

Question for you all; everything worked great except after about an hour or so...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,683
Posted By nigelcorn
Also, to answer the OP's original question; I...

Also, to answer the OP's original question; I would personally stay away from any KLR pre-'82. That's just my personal opinion though, and I'm sure somebody will be along here soon to point out why...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,683
Posted By nigelcorn
That has all already happened my friend. ...

That has all already happened my friend.

Now, if you'll re-read what I wrote, you'll notice that I quite clearly said the KLR is not the best at anything. It is plenty capable of doing what most...
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