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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2014, 06:44 PM
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Posted By apexeric
And then there was this: ...

And then there was this:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012124
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:18 AM
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Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
The ztechnik seem to have good lower body...

The ztechnik seem to have good lower body protection. Maybe enough that you wouldn't have to make up winglets?

And I certainly never considered moving the mirrors.

Thank you for the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 04:55 PM
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Posted By apexeric
After testing the Madstad on the G650GS, I took...

After testing the Madstad on the G650GS, I took the ol' KLR out for a spin last night. At 40-50 mph - visor open halfway, no crazy turbulence or buffeting.

But I forgot how scary slow that thing...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By apexeric
I was hoping that the Madstad would be the right...

I was hoping that the Madstad would be the right (and final) windshield for me.

I found that with the shield in the low position and tipped back towards the rider as far as it will go that the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Agreed. I came off of a 2nd Generation KLR, which...

Agreed. I came off of a 2nd Generation KLR, which IMO has more wind protection in the body panels.



Yes. Your winglets are very professional looking. I don't feel like I've got the time or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 12:30 PM
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Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
The wind/turbulence is excessive on this bike for...

The wind/turbulence is excessive on this bike for me.

I've tried Cee Baileys, Cal Sci and MadStad.

It seems, at least in my case, that if I use a shield that is high then I get buffeting ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Those winglets sure do look nice! Nicely made and...

Those winglets sure do look nice! Nicely made and professional looking.

Thank you for posting those pictures.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 10:57 AM
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Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Jim, One of the reasons that I inquired...

Jim,

One of the reasons that I inquired about your setup is that it appears that with the screen in the high position you lose wind protection in the stomach/chest area.

How do you find that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Thank you for that tip. I seem to be getting...

Thank you for that tip.

I seem to be getting hit on the top of my helmet and there seems to be turbulence behind my helmet also.

I'm always saying to myself that my KLR had better wind...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Madstad Question

Jim,

I have a buffeting issue on my g650gs that I'm having difficulty eliminating.

I've ordered a Madstad shield and bracket for my bike.

Can you tell me how you like your setup?

Thank...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
.. Why are you selling, if you don't mind me...

..

Why are you selling, if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
FWIW, the CB 19" that I offered for sale to you...

FWIW, the CB 19" that I offered for sale to you is too short for me.

I'm 5"8" and 32" inseam. I use a Russell Day Long Saddle and like to sit up straight.

I ended up using a Cal Sci extra...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 03:55 AM
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Posted By apexeric
Dave92029, I have cee Bailey's 18" or 19" that...

Dave92029,
I have cee Bailey's 18" or 19" that I never used for my 2014 white g659 gs. It is new, still in the plastic wrap and never mounted. I'd sell it for a much lower price than the original...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,171
Views: 105,825
Posted By apexeric
NICE!!! :clap:clap:clap

NICE!!! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 06:51 AM
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Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
This is what is occuring with my bike.

This is what is occuring with my bike.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 07:01 PM
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Posted By apexeric
Another "nuance" to this bike is that I bought...

Another "nuance" to this bike is that I bought the GS911 to assist with the technical issues and the only diagnostic function that is active is the volt meter.

I contacted HEX to inquire about the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By apexeric
Always in neutral and clutch pulled in.

Always in neutral and clutch pulled in.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 04:38 PM
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Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
So, are you guys suggesting that by swapping out...

So, are you guys suggesting that by swapping out the stock battery with a (?) type of battery that the hot starting issues were resolved?

I'm perplexed by this because every time that I go through...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
I have a 2014 G650GS that had the decompression...

I have a 2014 G650GS that had the decompression lever done under warranty and I'm still experiencing the hot start issue.

After notifying my dealership of the recurring problem they told me that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26,959
Views: 1,201,131
Posted By apexeric
:eek1:eek1:eek1

:eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26,959
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Posted By apexeric
They are nice bikes, maybe not just for me. ...

They are nice bikes, maybe not just for me.

Wifey needing/wanting a new bike is a good problem to have. Mine told me to go buy a Road King. I was like, whoa, where'd that come from?

Speaking...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26,959
Views: 1,201,131
Posted By apexeric
Yes, still have the KLR. I got the g 650gs....

Yes, still have the KLR.

I got the g 650gs. It's a nice bike, the engine is great (compared to the klr), the suspension is great (compared to the klr), higher output electrical (compared to the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26,959
Views: 1,201,131
Posted By apexeric
Yes sir! Sent from my SCH-I535 using...

Yes sir!

Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26,959
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Posted By apexeric
Swimmerboy2112, Do you do any USMS events? I...

Swimmerboy2112,

Do you do any USMS events? I haven't been getting as many rides this year as I would like because I'm training for the Lake George 10K Open Water Swim in August.

Well, that and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
I have a Russell Day Long on my bike and I will...

I have a Russell Day Long on my bike and I will attest that it is the best upgrade that I have done to this and other bikes.

The saddle lives up to its name - day long.

Having no seat for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Has anyone installed a GPS on their bike? If so,...

Has anyone installed a GPS on their bike? If so, where did you where did you hook up the power source?



Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
I'm going through the same process now. I have a...

I'm going through the same process now. I have a Cee Bailey screen on by bike now that's just a little bit too short. I know that can be fixed by ordering a taller screen.

The main wind issue...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 07:27 AM
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Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
What type of engine guards?

What type of engine guards?
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 01:23 PM
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Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Chateaugay Lake is not too far from Wilkes-Barre,...

Chateaugay Lake is not too far from Wilkes-Barre, PA :evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 09:07 AM
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Posted By apexeric
Which is exactly why I haven't sold my KLR yet. ...

Which is exactly why I haven't sold my KLR yet.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/15/neze2ube.jpg

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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
I'm two years younger and a little bit taller...

I'm two years younger and a little bit taller than you. I'm coming off a KLR and onto the G650 GS.

I loved my KLR. It fit me well, was easy to work on, got decent gas mileage, has massive...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Thank you for the advise. I really did not expect...

Thank you for the advise. I really did not expect this type of an issue on a bike with just 500 miles on the odometer.

I do have a GS 911 and that too seems to be misbehaving. When I plug it in to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
My 2014 G650 GS with a Russell Day Long Saddle. ...

My 2014 G650 GS with a Russell Day Long Saddle.

It's a great bike but I'll be happier once I sort out the no start and searching for idle issues.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Opps, I apologize. That was my response to...

Opps, I apologize. That was my response to kantuckid's question to whether we were either using the ignition key or the kill switch to shut the bike off.

So my response is that I always use the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 07:46 PM
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Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
Always use the key.

Always use the key.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 07:44 PM
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Views: 535,176
Posted By apexeric
I'm having the same issue with my 2014. I've had...

I'm having the same issue with my 2014. I've had it out for two rides this season for a total of 500 miles.

In addition to not starting and a rough idle I am also not able to get my GS911 to read...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26,959
Views: 1,201,131
Posted By apexeric
How's the seat?

How's the seat?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26,959
Views: 1,201,131
Posted By apexeric
max384

Max,

Didn't you drop your KLR 250 and break your ankle last year around this time?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26,959
Views: 1,201,131
Posted By apexeric
Is that a selfie? :eek1

Is that a selfie? :eek1
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