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Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By rcjhk
I do this when two up on my K1200RS and camping. ...

I do this when two up on my K1200RS and camping. I put our camp pads on top of the side cases. My sleeping bags are ultralight hiking bags so they pack down tiny enough to fit inside the side cases...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,588
Posted By rcjhk
I have an 04 K1200RS that I use as daily...

I have an 04 K1200RS that I use as daily transportation year round. I have toured rather extensively on it including one trip up to Hyder, AK. I find it extremely comfortable and the heat issue has...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 19,377
Posted By rcjhk
I can go pick it up tomorrow or Monday and keep...

I can go pick it up tomorrow or Monday and keep it at my house in the garage until then. I'll PM you with contact info. I'm located in the Kansas City area.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By rcjhk
Trade / GS advice

I currently ride an 04 K1200RS with 49k miles. I have had the ABS modulator fail ($3275), fuel disconnects, and now my rear main seal has failed. I'm due for tires, shocks, and a full major...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By rcjhk
I have an 04 K12RS that I have 47k on now. I...

I have an 04 K12RS that I have 47k on now. I don't know what type of bike you are used to riding, but a K12RS has a different seating position from a lot of bikes. I struggled with the steering...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By rcjhk
Make sure the brake switches are clean and fully...

Make sure the brake switches are clean and fully functional. If you have gunk making the foot brake switch stick it'll cause the ABS to kick off and not engage. Also check out the clutch pull. If...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,583
Posted By rcjhk
Leftover 2010 FJR13s are selling under 14k here....

Leftover 2010 FJR13s are selling under 14k here. I wouldn't pay $15k for one, but that's just me.
How much sport do you want in your sport-touring bike? Do you want a bike you can easily ride...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,508
Posted By rcjhk
I just run regular old EBC brake pads on the rear...

I just run regular old EBC brake pads on the rear of my 04 K12RS. I haven't had to replace the front brakes yet as they are stock at only 34k miles and still look great. I bought my brake pads from...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By rcjhk
My 2004 K12RS has just under 34k on it and no...

My 2004 K12RS has just under 34k on it and no electronic issues so far. I will say that the abs modulator did fail during dealer brake lush. It cost me 3k out the door, but a few months later BMW...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By rcjhk
I have a small 2 man dome tent, that has a rain...

I have a small 2 man dome tent, that has a rain fly that comes clear down to the ground. It does get pretty warm if it is zipped closed (I have camped down to about 45 in it). I also have a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By rcjhk
I have a zebra 04 krs myself! I LOVE this...

I have a zebra 04 krs myself! I LOVE this machine! Multi-day to week long rides are easy and extremely comfortable! You will love this machine as you get used to the brakes and difference in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By rcjhk
Sept 9-16.... too cold to camp?

Hey Colorado experts! I am planning a street only trip through Colorado. I will be leaving Kansas City on Sept 9th and I have to be home on the 16th. I am planning to ride a bunch of mountain pass...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,427
Posted By rcjhk
I figured out what bike it was at the car show. ...

I figured out what bike it was at the car show. It was just a Lifan 200cc bike. Thanks for helping me out guys!
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,427
Posted By rcjhk
It was a little older looking than the Zongshen...

It was a little older looking than the Zongshen (sp?) bike, but similar. Definately not as hi-tech as that Aprilia! Thanks so much for the replies! Any more possibilities?
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,427
Posted By rcjhk
thumper sport bike?

I was at a car show recently and they had a display of 200 or 250cc thumper sport bikes. They had kick start and body work like an older generation of sport bike. The salesman said the engine is a...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,037
Posted By rcjhk
I personally don't have a clue what you might...

I personally don't have a clue what you might have done, but I know where I would pose this question. http://www.3wheelerworld.com/index.shtml There is a set of forums on there and the guys there...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By rcjhk
I put 13,800 miles on my first set of Pilot Roads...

I put 13,800 miles on my first set of Pilot Roads before they even hit the wear indicators on a SV1000N. They are hard and never really felt squirrley, but that is a smaller bike so they probably...
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By rcjhk
I guess money is a bigger issue than I...

I guess money is a bigger issue than I understood. I guess give it a shot with the method you are hoping to try and see what happens. If it works then awesome and you just saved a bunch of money...
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By rcjhk
I second what yosmitetom said. Send it to a...

I second what yosmitetom said. Send it to a reputable machine shop for a good 3 angle valve job. It might be good to go ahead and have the entire head baked/dipped to remove all internal engine...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,253
Posted By rcjhk
I have a 2003 SV1000N and I wouldn't get rid of...

I have a 2003 SV1000N and I wouldn't get rid of it for the world. I use it to commute and around the city. I regularly get 42-47mpg with a high value of 54 once. The fuel warning light blinks at...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,506
Posted By rcjhk
You might PM Tinks599... she has one that has...

You might PM Tinks599... she has one that has somewhere close to 40k miles on it and she raved about it when I met her at SLAP. I'm sure she can give you more details and impressions about that bike.
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,873
Posted By rcjhk
If you go the route of welding it then you will...

If you go the route of welding it then you will definately need to remove the piece from the bike that is being welded. Unless TIG welding doesn't need to be grounded to the piece being welded. I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By rcjhk
I LOVE my SV1N! I bought it new in March of 2004...

I LOVE my SV1N! I bought it new in March of 2004 and it is an absolute blast to ride! I do not enjoy riding it on long trips, but it is an absolute blast to ride in a 200-300 mile radius of town. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By rcjhk
Thank you very much! I knew you guys would be...

Thank you very much! I knew you guys would be able to point in a good direction! I will definately check out Oak Mountain! :clap :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By rcjhk
Birmingham, AL area riders help!

Hi I am leaving on a trip from Kansas City to the Barber Motorsports Museum the first week of June. I have been trying to find a place to put up my tent overnight somewhere in the Birmingham area,...
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,659
Posted By rcjhk
Not necessary. Ford states it has 100k mile tune...

Not necessary. Ford states it has 100k mile tune up intervals on the 5.4L triton motor for the 2004 and up vehicles.
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,818
Posted By rcjhk
[quote=Buzzez]OK, so I don't have many pics of...

[quote=Buzzez]OK, so I don't have many pics of the actual rally. Here's one. I was never introduced to these 2 guys on the right closest to me. :dunno who they are but I'm willing to bet they are...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,278
Posted By rcjhk
I bought my SV1000N new in march of 2004. I love...

I bought my SV1000N new in march of 2004. I love this bike and I have no desire to let it go! I use it only around town and on short trips around the area. I rode a new 2006 VFR in early march...
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,073
Posted By rcjhk
My compressor is a craftsman stand up similar to...

My compressor is a craftsman stand up similar to that one. I have had it for about 3 years or so and never had a problem with it. It takes a few minutes to fill to capacity, but not long enough to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-05-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 55,854
Posted By rcjhk
Hey Flashstromer and lone*star I will also be...

Hey Flashstromer and lone*star I will also be leaving Overland Park on friday morning.... any chance I could tag along for the ride down? :clap :freaky Exploring Missouri on the way down sounds...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,622
Posted By rcjhk
I have Pilot Roads on my SV1kN with just over 11k...

I have Pilot Roads on my SV1kN with just over 11k miles and counting (will probably get another 1-2k before wear bars) and a set of Z6's on my K12RS (new so who knows). The Pilot Roads have been...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By rcjhk
I have an SV1000N and I have been looking at this...

I have an SV1000N and I have been looking at this website to order performance upgrades for my SV. They specialize in the SV and I know they know a ton about the TL as well. Check them out as they...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,575
Posted By rcjhk
I have a SV1kN and I put a givi a750 on it and it...

I have a SV1kN and I put a givi a750 on it and it really does help a lot with the fatigue from the wind. I know its not a 919, but its pretty similar as its also a naked bike. I am much less tired...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-25-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 55,854
Posted By rcjhk
Hey Ian... I am paid and I am IN.... I still need...

Hey Ian... I am paid and I am IN.... I still need to be added to the front page list though....

Tinks I will be in a big liquor store on the missouri side tonight. I will see if I can find...
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2008, 01:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,216
Posted By rcjhk
I had my ACL replaced with the middle third of my...

I had my ACL replaced with the middle third of my patellar tendon going on 10 years ago along with 3 tears in my lateral meniscus and a small tear in my MCL that just needed cleaning up. At that time...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,556
Posted By rcjhk
I have been contemplating this one from...

I have been contemplating this one from twistedthrottle.com but I don't know what the quality is... Maybe someone from here will have had some experience with it and they can tell us both yea or nae...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,185
Posted By rcjhk
I love my blue 2003 SV1000N! :evil I bought it...

I love my blue 2003 SV1000N! :evil I bought it new in march of 2004. It has been an awesome bike! The engine is amazing and I have never had a problem with it at all! I just picked up a K12RS...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,179
Posted By rcjhk
I completely agree about the necessity of a dual...

I completely agree about the necessity of a dual sport for wyoming, but the reality is that I will only be there for 3 months. I will also have my dog with me so any extended trips into the back...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,179
Posted By rcjhk
I think it sounds like an adventure that I can't...

I think it sounds like an adventure that I can't pass up! I have to get everything set up with the agency and they have to find a position for me to fill so I am waiting on everything to fall into...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-27-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,179
Posted By rcjhk
Thanks for all the replies and encouragement. I...

Thanks for all the replies and encouragement. I am definately leaning towards heading to Wyoming for 3 months. The wonderful part of travel nursing is the fact that part of the salary package is a...
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