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Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By ausfahrt
Crappy pic but the FD on my '07 R1200GSA gets...

Crappy pic but the FD on my '07 R1200GSA gets more than just warm after a spirited ride. It feels about the same as a mug of freshly brewed coffee.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17,006
Views: 1,979,522
Posted By ausfahrt
Too cool!:clap Unfortunately 35-45 mph...

Too cool!:clap

Unfortunately 35-45 mph will get you run over in most parts of the U.S.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By ausfahrt
Go for it!

4k miles and obviously a garage queen and not abused. Just be aware of the bike's abilities and limitations. It took me until my third Harley to figure it out but I am very happy with the evo Electra...
Forum: Hacks 05-17-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,581
Posted By ausfahrt
Great FnR with pics, I just love happy endings....

Great FnR with pics, I just love happy endings. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 17,006
Views: 1,979,522
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks, XD. That is really quite...

Thanks, XD.

That is really quite impressive. I just wish that my '06 with less than half that mileage looked as good!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,181
Posted By ausfahrt
Parabellum

I stand 5'-17":D and love the tall version on my '07 GSA. Their website lists the GS but doesn't mention the adventure. I don't know if there is a difference in windshields on an '02 but check it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17,006
Views: 1,979,522
Posted By ausfahrt
I may have missed them but I would love to see a...

I may have missed them but I would love to see a pic or two of your KLR.
Forum: Face plant 05-12-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,039
Posted By ausfahrt
Sorry about your accident and I hope that you...

Sorry about your accident and I hope that you heal up quickly.

I think that you are on the right track with the TW200 as a low weight/height dual sport bike. I would get on the bike again and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By ausfahrt
Looks great, congratulations. :rayof How...

Looks great, congratulations. :rayof

How many miles?
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17,006
Views: 1,979,522
Posted By ausfahrt
I think that I would rather have this one.... ...

I think that I would rather have this one....

http://www.actionkawasakiyamaha.com/default.asp?page=xPreOwnedInventoryDetail&id=1167827&p=1&s=Year&d=D&t=preowned&fr=xPreOwnedInventory
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,250
Posted By ausfahrt
Congratulations and welcome to the KLR...

Congratulations and welcome to the KLR family.:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17,006
Views: 1,979,522
Posted By ausfahrt
In a nutshell, you're asking too much money. It's...

In a nutshell, you're asking too much money. It's a nearly seven year old KLR with 25k miles.:deal


If you want to maximize what you can get out of it, then take off all the add-ons and sell them...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,933
Posted By ausfahrt
I think that you may be on to something there. Of...

I think that you may be on to something there. Of the four bikes that currently reside in my garage, none has more than two cylinders.:dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,926
Posted By ausfahrt
Well, I guess that I've got to throw my hat in...

Well, I guess that I've got to throw my hat in the ring here too. :wink:

I think that (as mentioned) the first and best option when traveling is to park your bike out front under a lighted...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
Posted By ausfahrt
1400 miles in three years? There's your...

1400 miles in three years?

There's your answer, no sense keeping a bike that you don't ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By ausfahrt
It's OK, we'll save a spot for you fellas. You'll...

It's OK, we'll save a spot for you fellas. You'll be back.:D
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,959
Posted By ausfahrt
I don't think that there are any qualifiers, just...

I don't think that there are any qualifiers, just throw what you've got out there and it will be appreciated for what it is.
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,277
Posted By ausfahrt
You interestingly listed one of my "cons" as a...

You interestingly listed one of my "cons" as a pro and then posted a few "cons" that I don't understand. For one, there is no "pushing sideways" once the bike is on the lift, the wheels are only on...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,959
Posted By ausfahrt
Love the bike.:clap What's the deal with...

Love the bike.:clap

What's the deal with the hay? In Tampa? :ear

Hell, I'm in Bradenton and would love to see your bike in person someday!
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 200,013
Posted By ausfahrt
Beautiful! Congratulations. Sometimes it...

Beautiful! Congratulations.

Sometimes it really sucks being 5'-17". :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 928
Posted By ausfahrt
Since your commute is longer and you expect to...

Since your commute is longer and you expect to spend more time at hiway speeds, I would think that a 250 would be an absolute minimum.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,053
Posted By ausfahrt
+1 I preach the overheating thing to my...

+1

I preach the overheating thing to my wife and kids too. That extra half mile could cook your engine.

Hoping for the best for the OP.
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,277
Posted By ausfahrt
The V Lift

This unique mechanical lift was invented by a guy here in Florida. From what I understand, he makes them and markets them himself. I am thinking about getting one for my recently acquired Electra...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,427
Posted By ausfahrt
Just to throw this out there, my '07 GSA has...

Just to throw this out there, my '07 GSA has experienced intermittent clutch slippage for a few years now. I am at 53,000 miles and here are my thoughts...

I bought my bike back in '08 from my...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By ausfahrt
Nomar makes one to fit their changers, you could...

Nomar makes one to fit their changers, you could probably adapt it to work for your HF changer.

http://www.nomartirechanger.com/product_p/ac-hitch.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,857
Posted By ausfahrt
My '07 GSA still puts a shit-eatin' grin on my...

My '07 GSA still puts a shit-eatin' grin on my face every time I ride it. There is no way that I am going to ruin that by looking at a new wet head.:norton
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,577
Posted By ausfahrt
Floating rotors on a Harley? I thought that those...

Floating rotors on a Harley? I thought that those were just a sport bike thing but I will definitely look into it. Thanks for the tip.:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,577
Posted By ausfahrt
That's exactly what I was thinking.:thumb ...

That's exactly what I was thinking.:thumb



I'm with ya there. The tassles were removed today.:D




Thanks for all the positive feedback, fellas. So far the only issues are a pulsing...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,577
Posted By ausfahrt
Wendy's Electra Glide

The guy that was selling the '98 who wouldn't budge from $7500? He blinked and sold it to us for $7000 even. The bike has 48000 miles so I don't think that I got a great deal but it is a two-owner...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,577
Posted By ausfahrt
Yeah, I'm kinda leaning towards an evo too. The...

Yeah, I'm kinda leaning towards an evo too. The whole nostalgia thing with the engine that saved Harley and I think that going forward they will be more desirable than early twin cams.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,577
Posted By ausfahrt
That's a nice bike, TTNW.:thumb ...

That's a nice bike, TTNW.:thumb

Unfortunately the wife has issued two stipulations, it has to be a Harley and it has to be red (although she will accept variations like burgundy or maroon).

...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,577
Posted By ausfahrt
I understand where you guys are coming from and I...

I understand where you guys are coming from and I appreciate the sentiments but I have a budget of around $8000 total so I need to buy at around $7000. Secondly, remember this bike will be mostly...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,577
Posted By ausfahrt
Update. The '07 bike is sold so last week...

Update.

The '07 bike is sold so last week we drove out to look at the '99. It was nice and the current owner bought it twelve years ago.

The '99 had an asking price of $8000 and it sounded...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17,006
Views: 1,979,522
Posted By ausfahrt
270k on a KLR? That's just ridiculous even if it...

270k on a KLR? That's just ridiculous even if it is kilometers which would equate to over 165,000 miles!

Pics with background story needed stat.:ear
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,577
Posted By ausfahrt
Great responses, thanks to all of you. The...

Great responses, thanks to all of you. The overwhelming consensus seems to be to go with the newer bike, point taken and I will contact the seller this weekend.

About the rental suggestion, our...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,577
Posted By ausfahrt
Well the early voters seem to be favoring the...

Well the early voters seem to be favoring the late model higher mileage one. Interesting.

Thanks for the responses and keep 'em coming.:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,577
Posted By ausfahrt
Which Harley?

My search for another bike has taken a few odd turns but it seems that my favorite wife wants another Harley. One with a tour pack and wrap around arm rests, she is strictly a passenger but this will...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,840
Posted By ausfahrt
Fellow inmate "Spud Rider" seems to be happy with...

Fellow inmate "Spud Rider" seems to be happy with his 65,000 mile chinese dual sport.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25731692&postcount=8210
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 17,295
Posted By ausfahrt
Great reply and I agree with most of it but I...

Great reply and I agree with most of it but I fixed one glaring error.:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 17,295
Posted By ausfahrt
This thread should be titled: Why do people...

This thread should be titled:

Why do people hate KLR's?
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