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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By whisperquiet
A friend and I rented from David (owner) at...

A friend and I rented from David (owner) at http://www.mountainadv.com a couple of brand new 2014 KTM690Rs for a week last September. Great guy that will help you in every way. He is based in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,842
Posted By whisperquiet
I practice staying on the bike and being alert as...

I practice staying on the bike and being alert as best that I can.....I have fallen on the street one time (hit a deer in November 2002) since 1973. I know it can happen at anytime but I am ATGATT....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,431
Posted By whisperquiet
Techron is good. http://www.techron.com/

Techron is good.

http://www.techron.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By whisperquiet
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=169468
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,825
Posted By whisperquiet
They must have bought the paint from BMW. ...

They must have bought the paint from BMW.

2013 BMW R1200GS Adventure.

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/dF9ewXtxCY0/maxresdefault.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,889
Posted By whisperquiet
Super deal with the factory luggage.

Super deal with the factory luggage.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By whisperquiet
Send the bike to anger management class.

Send the bike to anger management class.
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 961,138
Posted By whisperquiet
Best Looking Bike

http://i1046.photobucket.com/albums/b464/mick52/klr/001_zpsc52d7432.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15,923
Views: 1,771,034
Posted By whisperquiet
OEM KLR650 shock rebuild info: ...

OEM KLR650 shock rebuild info:

http://calgarydualsport.tripod.com/klr650shock/procedure.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27,089
Views: 5,279,578
Posted By whisperquiet
I wired my Symtec heated grip liners on my 2012...

I wired my Symtec heated grip liners on my 2012 and 2013 using the factory plugs (used for the OEM Yamaha heated grip kit) as described in this thread.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By whisperquiet
Get new black ones. F650GS tire threads: ...

Get new black ones.

F650GS tire threads:

http://advrider.com/forums/search.php?searchid=39572805
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 95,817
Posted By whisperquiet
I have owned 8 different KLRs since 1991....and...

I have owned 8 different KLRs since 1991....and always keep one no matter what else I currently own (2013 Super Tenere). I've ridden one to the Arctic Circle and on the Trans Labrador Highway.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By whisperquiet
I would ride it 5-10 minutes and change the oil...

I would ride it 5-10 minutes and change the oil again...repeat a few times.
Clean the air filter and visually check the airbox for debris, mud, sand, etc.
Pull the electrical connectors apart,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By whisperquiet
True-true...........I did insulate the wiring...

True-true...........I did insulate the wiring harness on my 2010 KLR at every possible rub spot due to this possibility. Others may know that this will involve removing all of the body work, tank,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By whisperquiet
It is the temperature sending wire...your water...

It is the temperature sending wire...your water temp gauge on the dash will not work without it attached/connected.

It sounds like your vacuum operated petcock is about to fail totally. Mine...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By whisperquiet
If Gerbing won't replace it, try a Warm and Safe...

If Gerbing won't replace it, try a Warm and Safe controller the next time.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,644
Posted By whisperquiet
I'll weigh in on the S10 vs. R1200GS debate as...

I'll weigh in on the S10 vs. R1200GS debate as I've owned a 2007 GSA, a 2012 S10. and currently a 2013 S10 with 28,000 miles.

Pros on the R1200:
Very easy to work on..valves, fluid changes,...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,326
Posted By whisperquiet
http://davesinclairford.com/ In south St...

http://davesinclairford.com/

In south St Louis County right off I255 and I55. I bought two Rangers and they were the easiest to deal with at the time as they are a volume dealer with lots of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,566
Posted By whisperquiet
Ride a KLR first....then ride the new R1200GSW. ...

Ride a KLR first....then ride the new R1200GSW. You'll be sold!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 75,301
Posted By whisperquiet
And your name, SSN, and DOB.

And your name, SSN, and DOB.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By whisperquiet
Are the handlebars centered? Or, are they locked...

Are the handlebars centered? Or, are they locked left or right?
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,340
Posted By whisperquiet
I'll step into the "doohickey" controversy as I...

I'll step into the "doohickey" controversy as I have owned 8 different KLRs since 1991. Doohickey and spring failure/inoperative problems as follows:

1990 KLR650 never opened up or replaced in...
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By whisperquiet
Just throw your old uncharged battery in the...

Just throw your old uncharged battery in the ditch/creek behind your house...BAM..you are in compliance.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,525
Posted By whisperquiet
Maybe it is the right oil in the wrong bike.

Maybe it is the right oil in the wrong bike.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,647
Posted By whisperquiet
Unintended acceleration with my KLR650 is unheard...

Unintended acceleration with my KLR650 is unheard off......it would be a good thing.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,647
Posted By whisperquiet
Unintended acceleration is the term...

Unintended acceleration is the term used.....Toyota and Audi paid dearly for alleged unintended acceleration..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,133
Posted By whisperquiet
This ^^^^^^^^^ we rode Black Bear and...

This ^^^^^^^^^ we rode Black Bear and Poughkeepsie today. Black Bear was overrated as to difficulty in my opinion and Poughkeepsie was much, much tougher .... And, we rode it downhill. Lots and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,448
Posted By whisperquiet
Good deal...great bike...have fun.

Good deal...great bike...have fun.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,158
Posted By whisperquiet
The new WR450R......

The new WR450R......
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By whisperquiet
THIS...I measure the plate to roller gap with a...

THIS...I measure the plate to roller gap with a feeler gauge and set the master link appropriately......usually it results in a .010 flare from the pin diameter un flared.
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,751
Posted By whisperquiet
It is CHROMED....that is what really matters.

It is CHROMED....that is what really matters.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,406
Posted By whisperquiet
The OEM radiator might even be of Chinese...

The OEM radiator might even be of Chinese manufacture. Just a thought.

My 2010 had the same radiator failure and could not be repaired by the local radiator shop. I bought a new EBay Chinese...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-20-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27,089
Views: 5,279,578
Posted By whisperquiet
I owned three ST1300 bikes and have owned a '12...

I owned three ST1300 bikes and have owned a '12 and '13 S10......I have never noticed a heat problem with the S10. The ST 1300 was the hottest bike I have ever owned.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-20-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27,089
Views: 5,279,578
Posted By whisperquiet
Your "space" is correct as shown.

Your "space" is correct as shown.
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,496
Posted By whisperquiet
Laugh Everyone is overlooking the simplest solution. ...

Everyone is overlooking the simplest solution.

1. Drain the oil into a fresh container.
2. Go here. www.klr650.net
3. Advertise and sell the "like new" used oil to a thrifty KLR owner.
4. ...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By whisperquiet
"If there was one thing I'm disappointed in on...

"If there was one thing I'm disappointed in on the NoMar, its the actual tire changing tool you use to take the tires off and put them back on. The removal part is fine, but I'm still struggling...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,919
Posted By whisperquiet
The reason I bought a 2009 Stratoliner was...

The reason I bought a 2009 Stratoliner was various forum threads that identified 06/07 Strats/Roadliners with transmission and countershaft problems. I did check the countershaft retention plate...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,222
Posted By whisperquiet
I sat on a new 2014 at Moto Europa in St Louis,...

I sat on a new 2014 at Moto Europa in St Louis, Mo. today.
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 514,576
Posted By whisperquiet
Where is the Motus?

Where is the Motus?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,833
Posted By whisperquiet
I like the Tiger a lot....the ergos just did not...

I like the Tiger a lot....the ergos just did not work for me...
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