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Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5,802
Views: 1,453,693
Posted By biggurn
Home from a 2105 mile loop. Idaho to Las Vegas...

Home from a 2105 mile loop. Idaho to Las Vegas to LA to San Francisco to Lake Tahoe and Home.


http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/19/urejuzyr.jpg


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Forum: Beasts 05-11-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5,802
Views: 1,453,693
Posted By biggurn
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/12/e2y5epu4.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/12/e2y5epu4.jpg

The air box from my 2000 Tiger when I brought it home in March (6k less original miles).. safe to say it sat around a lot!
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By biggurn
885i Tiger... what accessories for the 955i fit?

Sold the klr in the fall... after a lonnnngggggg winter its time for another bike, headed for a look at a 2000 tiger 885i with around 6k on the odometer, going to need some farkels (crash bars for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By biggurn
OK... so yes the tire clears just fine, it takes...

OK... so yes the tire clears just fine, it takes about a minute a side to access but the gear put in the cans is for campsite only use (we bag the quick access stuff) and if you ever have had ammo...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By biggurn
And now painted and ready for the road! The...

And now painted and ready for the road! The rubber plugs for the end of the tubing have yet to arrive, but should be here this week. Just the lids where painted as the owner wants to maintain the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By biggurn
I collect a LOT of old antique engines, go over...

I collect a LOT of old antique engines, go over to www.smokstak.com and you will find all the information you could ever imagine about your engine and any other antique/old engine you could ever...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13,120
Views: 1,262,309
Posted By biggurn
With 20+ years building performance bikes,...

With 20+ years building performance bikes, snowmobiles, and rebuilding just about every other engine around, Seizco pitons are ALWAYS my LAST choice. Pro-X or stock, there just really is no reason to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,324
Posted By biggurn
:dhorse this is a very interesting read... when...

:dhorse this is a very interesting read... when it comes to my '02 I take it for what it is, NOT MY KTM! When I want fast, wicked fast speed that goes, I ride the KTM. When I take the kids, go with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13,120
Views: 1,262,309
Posted By biggurn
Today we built pannier mounts and a rear rack for...

Today we built pannier mounts and a rear rack for for my buddies '83 XL600R http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=800462 I have been pretty impressed thus far with this bike and I imagine that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By biggurn
Ammo Can Panniers... now for the XL600R!

So... my Buddy rides an XL600R (I ride a KLR650) and we ADV Ride together. We received out ammo cans from the same free source, mine where pretty easy to mount up given the presence of the rear rack...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-27-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,379
Posted By biggurn
Interesting thing here, he provides no evidence...

Interesting thing here, he provides no evidence to support pre mix over O.I... other than O.I. is for lazy people... Hmm, funny thing is I could make the reverse argument, pre-mix is for lazy people...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 900,137
Posted By biggurn
A good pocket knife. Don't care the brand. Buy...

A good pocket knife. Don't care the brand. Buy one, it may save your life! Just make sure to acquire a decent, high quality blade that will keep an edge, then maintain it!
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 32,628
Posted By biggurn
I use a Hi-Viz Fly Trekker as my lid, since I...

I use a Hi-Viz Fly Trekker as my lid, since I started using it, I know I am more visible as it seems less people try to press my hide into the pavement with their car...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-25-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,379
Posted By biggurn
As certified Polaris Techs, between myself and my...

As certified Polaris Techs, between myself and my father, we have worked on and sold hundreds probably thousands of oil injected 2-strokes over the last 20 years, and have seen only a hand full of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,757
Posted By biggurn
ah DirtBike, the first place I ever saw a KTM and...

ah DirtBike, the first place I ever saw a KTM and I KNEW I'd have to have one. Now I have gone through half a dozen or so of them. I wish I still had my subscription but by the time I check ADV Rider...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,061
Posted By biggurn
Hehehehehehrheh... And with that I head to the...

Hehehehehehrheh... And with that I head to the shop to fix something that is not broken.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,061
Posted By biggurn
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,061
Posted By biggurn
Showed to wife. She nods and states "yep, thats...

Showed to wife. She nods and states "yep, thats it"

Maybe I should add a direct link to my smart phone to send this to ber whenever similar circumstances arrise here???
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,417
Posted By biggurn
Go to rockymountainatv.com and search their...

Go to rockymountainatv.com and search their d-flex stuff. I have a set on the klr with the built in turn signals. Love em to death, but they have several other less expensive options. I highly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9,286
Views: 1,857,865
Posted By biggurn
Yeah. She figured me for an illegal who had...

Yeah. She figured me for an illegal who had stolen a nice bike... Made me madder than hell. no that she thought me latino-but the profilling. Some of my besg friends are latinos, and everyone is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 396,745
Posted By biggurn
going from a KX125 to a TT600 is a BAD idea. You...

going from a KX125 to a TT600 is a BAD idea. You should probably stair step your way up... especially if you are 15! Yes I had been riding bikes and ATVs for over 10 years by that point, BUT it still...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 203,668
Posted By biggurn
Me and my boys, two and four. The two year old...

Me and my boys, two and four. The two year old was madder than he&^ that he couldn't go, but no room for diapers for an over nighter plus he has to rund upfront. The 4 (now 5) year old loves to ride....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9,286
Views: 1,857,865
Posted By biggurn
Mmm. NO! Like most Female Cops I have had the...

Mmm. NO! Like most Female Cops I have had the unfortunate opportunity to know, more man than woman.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 41,907
Posted By biggurn
10lb sledge hammer. IIt was brandnew. Nearly hit...

10lb sledge hammer. IIt was brandnew. Nearly hit it, that would have been a day ender.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9,286
Views: 1,857,865
Posted By biggurn
About 7 years ago I was still riding my '69 Honda...

About 7 years ago I was still riding my '69 Honda CB750. Nice bike, I gave 100 dollar bill for it and fully restored it. Rode the heck out of it. So I was working a day shift (VERY un common for me,...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-12-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,037
Posted By biggurn
We've got a couple of mopeds. A 1980 Honda Hobit,...

We've got a couple of mopeds. A 1980 Honda Hobit, 1977 Motobecane, and a 1980s Puch Maxi. All are a blast to ride! All are very modiifed (Honda has pipe, carb- The motobecane has a kehin carb, the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,935
Posted By biggurn
Yep, +1 for the 2 strokes, owned several over the...

Yep, +1 for the 2 strokes, owned several over the years, most recently a KTM 380MXC (plated :evil) and a KTM 250SX, now I am shopping for a KTM 300 MXC or EXC. LOVE 2-smokers for my off road single...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,774
Posted By biggurn
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,774
Posted By biggurn
They have been replaced with a set of black units...

They have been replaced with a set of black units now:

http://i822.photobucket.com/albums/zz143/highmark05/KLRTurnSignals.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8,412
Views: 1,995,274
Posted By biggurn
Here we are, all ready to head out this weekend....

Here we are, all ready to head out this weekend. 1st time for my oldest (4 year old) the other bike is my brother's bike, his passenger is our kid brother. Great weekend ride. As is obvious my second...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,547
Posted By biggurn
well after about 1K total miles with mine (300...

well after about 1K total miles with mine (300 off road- 700 pavement pounding) I am quite happy with them. I just finished a set up for my brother's KLR this week, he is quite happy with them thus...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By biggurn
He did fall asleep... for about 5 minutes. But...

He did fall asleep... for about 5 minutes. But just in case he decided on a longer nap I have made a "seat belt" that I wear as does he. It fits around under his arms and around my waste, we are then...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By biggurn
Breakin me in to the KLR

So, this was the 2nd "big" trip I've made with the KLR since I got it. My brother came up from Utah on his KLR (so that we could mount up the pannier mounts I had built for him along with his ammo...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,774
Posted By biggurn
I finally got around to building the pannieres...

I finally got around to building the pannieres for my brother's KLR. Its sad to say, but this set is going to be much better looking than mine (no difference in functionality, just more aesthetically...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By biggurn
+1 :clap

+1 :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,987
Posted By biggurn
Given that the KLR is liquid cooled, he'd be...

Given that the KLR is liquid cooled, he'd be better off to do the thermo bob.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,060
Posted By biggurn
If i wasn't finishing up grad school I'd be one a...

If i wasn't finishing up grad school I'd be one a KTM 950 or 990 not my KLR 650, but because of grad school I currently ride a KLR and rather enjoy it. It is nothing like my KTM 620 was, but it is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By biggurn
I'd have to agree, when I was 14 I rode a '85...

I'd have to agree, when I was 14 I rode a '85 KX125 with a 175 kit in it, great bike, rode it for 9 months and moved up to a Yamaha TT600 (someone gave it to me= it scared them:evil) I'd def consider...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By biggurn
I've run the Kenda K270s front and back on my...

I've run the Kenda K270s front and back on my last Two KTM ds bikes ('98 620 LC4 and '02 520 MXC) I had great success with them and will more than likely place them on the '02 KLR I ride when the...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 63,318
Posted By biggurn
I just ordered the Fly Trekker in hi-viz. From...

I just ordered the Fly Trekker in hi-viz. From what I can tell it and the AFX come from the same mold (had them hand in hand) but they have different "internals" each uses their own design for...
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