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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-01-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,581
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I got back from Georgtown last week after...

I got back from Georgtown last week after visiting my friend in Pflugerville close by.

I had reservations at Berry Springs Park & Preserve and it was in the 90's every day but luckily got into...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-10-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,581
Posted By Dakar dreamer
McKinney only had 9 sites left when I called last...

McKinney only had 9 sites left when I called last week. I would be closer with Berry Springs in Georgetown though McKinney is a nicer area.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-10-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,581
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Sorry it took me so long to figure this out....

Sorry it took me so long to figure this out. After some research and finding out most campsites are already booked including Bostrop, and was referred to Georgetown which has Berry Springs Park &...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I had the same issue in March. It took me a...

I had the same issue in March. It took me a couple weeks to get through but I finally did and got my grip heaters and other accessories. One women operation.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By Dakar dreamer
You probably need a service manual like Haynes or...

You probably need a service manual like Haynes or Clymer that are available at auto parts stores and some dealers. I believe they have a specific one for your bike. I probably have one also...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 865,072
Posted By Dakar dreamer
[quote=Bikaholic51] You would think...

[quote=Bikaholic51]



You would think it would be getting better with more bikes on the road but that doesn't seem to be the case. There is a lack of driver education out there and the gov't...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Dakar dreamer
The race is being held already? It's not even...

The race is being held already? It's not even summer yet. I thought the races were in July because I had thought about going this year. Oh well.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,848
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I believe I read it is around 30,000 yearly sales...

I believe I read it is around 30,000 yearly sales making it the best selling dual sports/adventurer touring bike in the U.S.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,476
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I have seen some people report over 100,000 miles.

I have seen some people report over 100,000 miles.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,848
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Maybe a small percentage of them are.

Maybe a small percentage of them are.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5,136
Views: 512,104
Posted By Dakar dreamer
It may be in great condition but that price may...

It may be in great condition but that price may be more than when it was new. Too much $$
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8,609
Views: 2,158,259
Posted By Dakar dreamer
The new one's are very good highway bikes but for...

The new one's are very good highway bikes but for off-road they are only marginal.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 865,072
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I don't like the loveable losers. Now if they...

I don't like the loveable losers. Now if they were the White Sox?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-18-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Iron Pony, I have ordered from them. ...

Iron Pony, I have ordered from them.

Neilsons in Northern Illinois has a big accessory/clothing showroom. The biggest one I have seen. I believe its in Lake Bluff?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-18-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 865,072
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I would be interested but next Monday would be...

I would be interested but next Monday would be out. If the weather is warm and not wet I would be interested in the future.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 865,072
Posted By Dakar dreamer
The last time I was there about 10-years back,...

The last time I was there about 10-years back, there was 2 walk paths with one a couple miles. They have bird watching areas as well as general nature like stuff. Many years ago the bogs where used...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,170
Posted By Dakar dreamer
We all know that automobile drivers are the root...

We all know that automobile drivers are the root cause of the majority of accidents involving motorcycles, but motorcyclists are a little to blame as well because many people don't know how to ride...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,170
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I agree, keep it stock as mine is. No reason to...

I agree, keep it stock as mine is. No reason to have more people hate motorcyclists. It's bad enough with all of these Hardley's running open exhaust ever where. It least that is how it is here in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,766
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Yes, you are both right. I forgot about the other...

Yes, you are both right. I forgot about the other dual carb bikes. I think possibly the XR200R had 2 as well. The XR200R that was the better one before they changed it to less race and more play. The...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,766
Posted By Dakar dreamer
What is the draw back of the dual carbs? Mine...

What is the draw back of the dual carbs? Mine were flawless in performance. No reason to modify. The dual carb set up was only available on the XL not the XR.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,766
Posted By Dakar dreamer
If you mean XL350R I had a 1985 model and it was...

If you mean XL350R I had a 1985 model and it was a great bike before it was stolen. It came with the dual carb setup and I could outrun an XT550 and saw over 90 mph several times.

I currently...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8,609
Views: 2,158,259
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Used to store tools

Used to store tools
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8,609
Views: 2,158,259
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I like that fender. What kind is it and how was...

I like that fender. What kind is it and how was the mounting? I have a UFO Superbike on my 08 but this one looks as good if not better.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,235
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I wish Honda still had these in the U.S. They...

I wish Honda still had these in the U.S. They only imported them for 2-3 years back in the 1980's. This would be the bike of my choice if available but for my money the new KLR is a very good street...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,235
Posted By Dakar dreamer
The new one has over 80 updates so it is quite a...

The new one has over 80 updates so it is quite a bit different than the past bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,235
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Worlds better off road but of the three you...

Worlds better off road but of the three you mentioned only the BMW can compete with the road touring/commute ability of the new KLR.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,235
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Part of it is a carry over but over 80 parts have...

Part of it is a carry over but over 80 parts have been changed for the new model starting in 2008. If you mean the final assembly is bad you are right with the fact that some bolts are not torqued...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 865,072
Posted By Dakar dreamer
If the weather is good I will be there between...

If the weather is good I will be there between 11:30 - noon. I park the blue KLR across from the concession stands.


http://www.foxvalleyoffroad.com/
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-30-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 865,072
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Are you talking about Ottawa? I thought the...

Are you talking about Ottawa? I thought the scrambles were in Ottawa. I went to two races last year there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,912
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Is that this Sunday, May 3rd? I went to the...

Is that this Sunday, May 3rd? I went to the scrambles twice last year with the final one I believe in October.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,808
Posted By Dakar dreamer
There is a known flat area between 33-39 mph but...

There is a known flat area between 33-39 mph but no where else.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,346
Posted By Dakar dreamer
That's the UFO fender from Fred at Arrowhead...

That's the UFO fender from Fred at Arrowhead Motorsports. They are now $37 + something like $13 s&h which is about $6 too much for shipping. I have a blue one and couldn't wait to get it on the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I just drilled out my panel for my heated grips...

I just drilled out my panel for my heated grips toggle switch the other day. I used the bottom notch of the 3 indententions on the left side for my 1/2" hole. It is the only one on that side where...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 865,072
Posted By Dakar dreamer
On a good Sunday there are about 200 bikes there...

On a good Sunday there are about 200 bikes there of all makes and kinds. Very little Hardley's there overall.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-15-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,581
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Thanks for the reply's. I am not sure about the...

Thanks for the reply's. I am not sure about the exact location in Austin. I don't have the address yet but I will try and get it soon.

I am visiting an old high school mate who has lived there...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-15-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5,136
Views: 512,104
Posted By Dakar dreamer
I agree. This is maybe a $1000 bike

I agree. This is maybe a $1000 bike
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-14-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,581
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Camping in Austin, Texas

I will be traveling down to Austin in Mid-June. Is there any recommended camp grounds in the area for camping. I prefer state parks but am open to suggestions. I am told to get something close to a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,136
Views: 512,104
Posted By Dakar dreamer
If I had the room I might be interested in this.

If I had the room I might be interested in this.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,022,583
Posted By Dakar dreamer
That's the best colar scheme for this bike.

That's the best colar scheme for this bike.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By Dakar dreamer
Neat bikes

Neat bikes
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