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Forum: Beasts 11-17-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,815
Posted By JSEARS
I don't think the question is when, but rather...

I don't think the question is when, but rather if! Yamaha already did a bike that size (XTZ750), so the question is, will they bring it back (new version of course)? Personally I don't see it, unless...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 488,952
Posted By JSEARS
14K is a bit stiff for me, looks like I might...

14K is a bit stiff for me, looks like I might just stick to my plan of going with a used 2011 or older Wee and building it to my liking.
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 488,952
Posted By JSEARS
I'm excited to see this bike next year, been...

I'm excited to see this bike next year, been looking into a bike to takeover my KLR's long distance slab touring for the past 4 years. Ive been fairly disgusted at how all the big ADV bikes just keep...
Forum: Americas 07-10-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By JSEARS
Yeah the CB might be a keeper, about 1.5 years...

Yeah the CB might be a keeper, about 1.5 years ago, I lived literally 50 feet from Highway1, in fact will be riding by my old house on this trip. 2 years ago I road the KLR from Lompoc CA to Santa...
Forum: Americas 07-09-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By JSEARS
Highway1 Tacoma WA to San Diego CA on a 85 CB450SC

Going to be a fun trip

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVUCdqgegjw
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 159,430
Posted By JSEARS
The BMW website has been known in the passed to...

The BMW website has been known in the passed to have a number of typos on its spec sheets, this is certainly another.

2 years ago the F650GS showed the same 85hp as the F800GS for about a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 159,430
Posted By JSEARS
The current exchange rate from USD-AUD is 1:1.03,...

The current exchange rate from USD-AUD is 1:1.03, so by the prices I am seeing on that chart, ADV riders down under are getting raped when they buy a new BMW.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 159,430
Posted By JSEARS
Yup, A&S BMW in Sacramento CA is the highest...

Yup, A&S BMW in Sacramento CA is the highest selling BMW motorcycle dealer in the US and possibly world, and I believe the big dealer in LA is #3, not sure who holds #2 but it wouldn't surprise me if...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 159,430
Posted By JSEARS
I've been waiting for an F800GS with a bigger...

I've been waiting for an F800GS with a bigger tank since the 800 came out. Been farting around on an over farkled KLR in the mean time. Almost bought a Super Ten 2 years ago, now I'm glad I didn't....
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,234
Views: 1,241,472
Posted By JSEARS
This is my overfarkled KLR ...

This is my overfarkled KLR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xrufv1Da_RA
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,969,283
Posted By JSEARS
Its in the Los Padres National Forest off Highway...

Its in the Los Padres National Forest off Highway 166 Inbetween Santa Maria and Taft CA. Fantastic Riding out there, with Camp Grounds, but from where I live (Lompoc CA) most of it is Day Rides,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 72,396
Posted By JSEARS
Living in Lompoc CA, you cant help running into...

Living in Lompoc CA, you cant help running into bikers/clubs/outlaws, because the only kawi dealer within 50 miles of lompoc is in Santa Maria and its a HD/Kawi/Triumph dealer. Id ride up on my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,969,283
Posted By JSEARS
This is my "over the top for a KLR" short trail...

This is my "over the top for a KLR" short trail ride! I got lucky I didnt go down, my buddy didnt get so lucky, well he did get lucky, he went down in a not so bad spot and didnt damage his bike or...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,969,283
Posted By JSEARS
100% real! (my bike is highly farkled for this...

100% real! (my bike is highly farkled for this kind of riding) I have a bunch more vids on my Youtube channel of KLR riding. Call this the Trailer to those!
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,969,283
Posted By JSEARS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xrufv1Da_RA&feature...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xrufv1Da_RA&feature=plcp
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5,234
Views: 1,241,472
Posted By JSEARS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkfQL09sd_U&feature...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkfQL09sd_U&feature=context&context=C3dff6d0ADOEgsToPDskK6WmtzMmLqjhlNNEPnQYmn
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,969,283
Posted By JSEARS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkfQL09sd_U&feature...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkfQL09sd_U&feature=youtu.be

My KLR
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,050
Posted By JSEARS
The RAP adjusts sag/preload, which you can do on...

The RAP adjusts sag/preload, which you can do on the fly, dampening I have set on #3

It's not too stiff, I'd call it firm, but still plush/comfortable
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,050
Posted By JSEARS
Suspension Update Rear: Progressive 465...

Suspension Update

Rear: Progressive 465 w/RAP

Front: Progressive Springs, Race Tech Emulators, 10w PJ1, Eagle Brace

Result....Fantastic on/off road ride
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,050
Posted By JSEARS
I am 190lbs 6foot 2008 KLR Have a 465...

I am 190lbs 6foot

2008 KLR

Have a 465 w/RAP on the rear, want to rework the front to match better.

Already have a Eagle Brace and PS springs

Money is no problem...Yes I have one of those...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,012
Posted By JSEARS
Yup CCYamaha in SM

Yup CCYamaha in SM
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,012
Posted By JSEARS
Yes its a 10k KLR, So what!

Yes its a 10k KLR, So what!
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,012
Posted By JSEARS
Near Completion The List!: Afrika Seat ...

Near Completion

The List!:

Afrika Seat
Alaskan Leather Buttpad
Pro-Taper Bars
Progressive Fork Springs
Excel 19X2.15 Wheel
Galfer 320mm Front Disk
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By JSEARS
None 685/705 fix: 09+ rings, I got this done...

None 685/705 fix:

09+ rings, I got this done under warranty

Crank Case Breather Mod (plug the hole in your air Box, put a breather filter on the case, in place of the hose that goes to your air...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,012
Posted By JSEARS
Update This project lives on bike now...

Update

This project lives on

bike now has...pics to come

Happy trails EG3
Happy Trails alum bash plate
Mad Stad screen
Thermo-bob
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 169,561
Posted By JSEARS
What if I said my Super Ten is going to be ridden...

What if I said my Super Ten is going to be ridden 98%+ on Tarmac?
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 169,561
Posted By JSEARS
Sorry X-Country Terrain Package Engine...

Sorry X-Country Terrain Package

Engine Guards
Bash plate
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 169,561
Posted By JSEARS
Went to dealer yesterday to look at a new...

Went to dealer yesterday to look at a new Tour-master jacket. Checked on order and added the X-Terrain Package to my order. Already had the ADV Touring package, now I have both on order with the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 44,347
Views: 8,514,151
Posted By JSEARS
Salty Air, yeah iv got the salty air problem here...

Salty Air, yeah iv got the salty air problem here too being on the central coast of CA, I live only a few miles from the water, and work even closer.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 44,347
Views: 8,514,151
Posted By JSEARS
What are the 08s worth used? There is an 08...

What are the 08s worth used?

There is an 08 for sale on base on the lemon lot (no price on it, just name and phone number). It looks as though its never been dumped, looks to be in great shape...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,997
Posted By JSEARS
Folks are so quick to say something is...

Folks are so quick to say something is "underpowered". I say underpowered compared to what? your 1000cc 4cyl rocket bike? Less power yes, not underpowered. A KLR will still out accelerate 90+% of all...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,481
Posted By JSEARS
motor - twin cyl. Single cyls are great for lower...

motor - twin cyl. Single cyls are great for lower speeds and off road, but not so great for highways, more than 2 cyls is unnecessary
fairing/wind protection - full ability to stay in "the bubble"...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 169,561
Posted By JSEARS
I listen to Car Talk on NPR

I listen to Car Talk on NPR
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 357,163
Posted By JSEARS
1971 Honda CT 90 - Owned 1992-2000, My Dad has it...

1971 Honda CT 90 - Owned 1992-2000, My Dad has it now
1991 Suzuki DR350S - Owned 1999-2002, Dad Also has now
1998 Yamaha YZ125 - Bought in 2001, Still have, but in Pieces since 2005
2005 Honda...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 169,561
Posted By JSEARS
I know there are a lot of folks who wish they...

I know there are a lot of folks who wish they could have their Super Ten next month, for me, November is even better. I was not expecting mine till the fall, and at this point the later the better....
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 169,561
Posted By JSEARS
Are you on the north or south end of Ventura? ...

Are you on the north or south end of Ventura?

Maybe late this year we will have to arrange a Super Ten meet. Im sure we could get some folks up from LA/SD & down from as far north as Santa Cruz...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 169,561
Posted By JSEARS
Still have my Order, going to keep It. Its...

Still have my Order, going to keep It. Its looking like I can swing the house & bike purchases this year.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By JSEARS
I talked to Mike Cowlishaw of Eagle Mfg & Engr in...

I talked to Mike Cowlishaw of Eagle Mfg & Engr in San Diego this morning about the broken spring. He is going to send the alternate design torsional spring, drill bit, and instructions to the house....
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By JSEARS
bits

bits
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By JSEARS
I looked around and found the old doohickey, the...

I looked around and found the old doohickey, the original Kawasaki doohickey spring, the alternate length spring "Eagle Mike" sent me in the doohickey kit, the rotor removal tool, and the special...
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