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Forum: Hacks 03-16-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 42,121
Posted By mach1charlie
If its too good to be true ?

I got tired of waiting for production. Bought a 96 Ford Aspire, 1500 $ cold ac 35mpg auto trans no od.
A 5 speed might get 50 mpg.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-09-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,938
Posted By mach1charlie
Honda pro molly chain lube, on the exposed chain...

Honda pro molly chain lube, on the exposed chain every gas stop (200 mi) I killed orings with wd40, or maybe it was cleaning it with carb cleaner !!
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 33,740
Posted By mach1charlie
just did Barstow ca. to fl. panhandle on my klr....

just did Barstow ca. to fl. panhandle on my klr. 3, 800 mile days. 16 tooth sprocket 5k 80mph. klr did not miss a beat.
The Blue Ridge parkway is a great ride. Godspeed
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-10-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,000
Posted By mach1charlie
The don't know how to ride may be the part that...

The don't know how to ride may be the part that got him. For his moms sake I hope he shows up.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16,576
Views: 1,892,575
Posted By mach1charlie
Forks on my 06 use that oil level with...

Forks on my 06 use that oil level with progressive springs. As I recall 3.25 spacers on springs oil level 185 t0 175 mm from top. Set up works good for a fat man.
Also all fork oils are not rated...
Forum: Americas 03-08-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By mach1charlie
best camping

is at the track, cheap too. Load your gear get on yiour bike and ride. I will be there on my kawi green klr.

Camping is free with purchase of race ticket. last year was $150 for all 10 days....
Forum: Americas 01-12-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,846
Posted By mach1charlie
Used KLR

x2 Mine has a corbin seat, highway pegs, and 1 tooth up front sprocket. I can spend all day in the saddle, I have run 20 hours in a 24 hour period.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,008
Posted By mach1charlie
this is like an oil thread

i have ridden my klr 15 k My 240 lb. butt and lots of gear, Shinko 705s @ 38-42 psi. they stick good, turn in well and last 5 k rear 15 k front. tryed 32 psi front and tire started to cup.
Off road...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,524
Posted By mach1charlie

Start out on 200-250 cc machine, so you can learn to fall off. Im 5'11 and my KLR 650 is tall and heavy for me. Every one should have a 250 in the shed
Forum: Trip Planning 11-02-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,131
Posted By mach1charlie

I ride a klr 650, 1 tooth up on the front sprocket it will run 80 mph all day (loaded). I have no need for any more power. corbin saddle, highway pegs, tall windscreen, and I have done 3, 800+ mile...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,332
Posted By mach1charlie

Cheap stuff @ Walmart. 2 man tent, 2 tarps (ground and top for bad rain), sleeping bag and mat, water proof bag to keep it in. Doz. bungees to tie stuff down and bungee nets over the top of that....
Forum: Face plant 10-30-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 36,502
Posted By mach1charlie
The picture of the young man and his dog, brings...

The picture of the young man and his dog, brings me to tears.
Forum: Face plant 10-29-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,990
Posted By mach1charlie
A fellow rider told me, a sliding bike always...

A fellow rider told me, a sliding bike always flips. When you lay it down or low side, alway get away from the bike. He was still on it when it fliped, hurt him badly.
Watch race footage you will...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-14-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,311
Posted By mach1charlie
Ts 100

Was my first bike, If youtook off the carb cover on engine and put on the choke it picked up 5 HP, felt like it in the driveway.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-14-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,785
Posted By mach1charlie

I did two HEIs on a kz1000, worked great
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,169
Posted By mach1charlie
I have done 840 miles in a 24 hours on my klr....

I have done 840 miles in a 24 hours on my klr. corbin dished saddle and highway pegs. Shinko 705s go 5k on rear.
Rides better than my sportster. I love to ride 2 lane roads cross country.
Forum: Americas 09-01-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By mach1charlie

About 20 miles north of Roenok on left is NF camping, road 618 ? follow it down to the water crossing.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 1,390,692
Posted By mach1charlie

So where do I get foot peg springs ?
Forum: Face plant 08-08-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,283
Posted By mach1charlie
I ride a KLR, it may stop faster laying it down,...

I ride a KLR, it may stop faster laying it down, than useing the brakes !
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 1,390,692
Posted By mach1charlie
woodrif key

Dremal tool with small cut off wheel will make short work of that problem. Habor Frieght has em on sale $8.99 with cut off tool.
If you are within 200 miles of me Ill drive over and fix it, nw fl.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,436
Posted By mach1charlie
Cut to the chase

KLR, Rotella, and Shinko 705s:D
Forum: Trip Planning 07-29-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,966
Posted By mach1charlie

My alum. framed cot ($50) keeps me up off the ground when the tent leaks. I will never sleep on the ground (pad) again.

Hey I am not back packing, got a chair and a cooler too !

Oh cot means...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,633
Posted By mach1charlie

Summit racing coilover springs. go by size 2.5 x 10, they are in 25lb increments 425 lb spring has settled some and I like it but, could have gone with 400 lb. imo stock shock (10k) has good...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,633
Posted By mach1charlie
rear spring

I keep useing these old threads to set up my KLR, so I will add my 2 cents. i bought a 10 inch by 2.5 spring from summit racing $32, used a cople of koni 2,25 to 2.5 nylon adapters 6 bucks each....
Forum: Americas 07-04-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,859
Posted By mach1charlie
650 klr will travel

Anybody want company, I am on the east side of the tat and would love to go. I camp and can fix anything. Seasoned rider 51yo. Ready to Ride,
Forum: Americas 07-03-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,909
Posted By mach1charlie

I camped @ bentlys saloon in maine, lobsters on sat and bbq on sundays. A great place.
Forum: Regional forums 03-14-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 49,648
Posted By mach1charlie
Can't stand it

Here I come, leaving Dothan AL on thurs morning. headed for orange camping @ the track.
Riding a neon green KLR 650... gota pack
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