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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-08-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 1,094,944
Posted By boomhwr
I can only imagine how the Victory's would be. My...

I can only imagine how the Victory's would be. My old RK was a pig to try to work with. When we drug our KZ's out of mothballs, sweet and smooth ride. Like an old Caddy. And more nimble.
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 589,090
Posted By boomhwr
Here is a very silly question. I just put the...

Here is a very silly question. I just put the Tour Tec upper guards on my Tiger XT. Is there an easy way to put the plastics back on? Set the lowers in first then then bolt the uppers on? Had to ...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,577
Posted By boomhwr
Take it back to the dealer and see if they will...

Take it back to the dealer and see if they will do anything. May be a technical bulletin on it. If they say no dice, then go it on your own.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9,786
Views: 1,983,828
Posted By boomhwr
got some groceries at the local store. As I put...

got some groceries at the local store. As I put them in the ammo cans, yes it was a KLR, I had a young gentleman with 1 tooth for every two years of age ask, "Are you going to ride that off the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 31,256
Posted By boomhwr
I'll bite on this. I will stop at 10 over and...

I'll bite on this. I will stop at 10 over and write a ticket for 15 over usually. I rarely work highways but when do it is rural areas with lots of ag and animals in the area, both wild and domestic....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8,566
Views: 778,663
Posted By boomhwr
Oakley Road

I saw this question last week. The Oakley Road through the sawtooths between Rogerson and Bostetter campground still has that big drift on tbe road. Was up there playing popo yesterday and it will...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 114,326
Posted By boomhwr
Salmon Falls Dam in southern Idaho?

Salmon Falls Dam in southern Idaho?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,172
Posted By boomhwr
Not sure what the deal is here in Idaho. New...

Not sure what the deal is here in Idaho. New stretch of freeway was grooved concrete from day one. Now they are resurfacing all concrete bridges and overpassed and the finished product is grooved....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,311
Posted By boomhwr
In the US, a yellow sign is just advisory or...

In the US, a yellow sign is just advisory or warning of the suggested safe speed, The black and white are regulatory and the curve can be navigated at that speed. I am usually close to the cautionary...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 589,090
Posted By boomhwr
Risers and Pegs

Been reading through the thread and still having questions. For my 2013 XC, I want the 2" up and back Rox, can someone provide the part #? And I am looking at Pivot pegs but wondering how much drop?...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By boomhwr
Thought I saw a pasties thread started by...

Thought I saw a pasties thread started by genitails. Found my glasses and was a little disapointed.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-03-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 1,094,944
Posted By boomhwr
State Trooper? They usually send someone wound...

State Trooper? They usually send someone wound pretty tight to be the resident for the Lolo area.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 1,094,944
Posted By boomhwr
Where in Idaho? That paint scheme looks familiar.

Where in Idaho? That paint scheme looks familiar.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9,786
Views: 1,983,828
Posted By boomhwr
Pulled into the gas station on my Tiger and a guy...

Pulled into the gas station on my Tiger and a guy on a Road King pulls to the other side of the island. Looked over and told me that he hates rice bikes. Laughed and pointed to the tank and said,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 182,465
Posted By boomhwr
Mine was the DL1000 Vee. I got rid of the KLR for...

Mine was the DL1000 Vee. I got rid of the KLR for my 150 mile commute. Had gobs of power but really top heavy. Could only get 35-40 mpg taking it really easy. Never did anything for me, especially...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By boomhwr
My ST1100 gets hot enough to be uncomfortable...

My ST1100 gets hot enough to be uncomfortable with Olympia pants. I try to stay out on the highways or county roads when I use it at work. I did the KLR for Tiger swap and love it. Had a V before...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 589,090
Posted By boomhwr
My milk crates are in the house, I call them...

My milk crates are in the house, I call them bookshelves! Replacements are getting hard to find due to the local scrappers. Any special mods to bolt it to the rear plate?
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 589,090
Posted By boomhwr
Top Box?

Maybe I haven't lost all of my KLR roots, how bad would the Rubbermaid Action Packer look as a top box? At only $20, that is a steal! Maybe not the most secure and I would have to paint those red...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 157,256
Posted By boomhwr
I have the touring screen and the noise at...

I have the touring screen and the noise at freeway speeds is terrible. Could it be my helmet, Arai XD3? I have been doing quite a bit of freeway, commute. 6' with 32" inseam.
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 100,808
Posted By boomhwr
I was familiar with your situation. Was watching...

I was familiar with your situation. Was watching my phone to see if I had to run to Hailey (Woodside) to help the in-laws pack to leave. They were fortunate to be on the east side of the road. Other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,045
Posted By boomhwr
Saw the ADV on a bike, pointed at it and gave the...

Saw the ADV on a bike, pointed at it and gave the salute. Was in company Crown Vic and boss got called. Little explaining and was given the next three crap calls for the day but nothing major. Was...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,442
Posted By boomhwr
Those just add character. I live in Idaho, land...

Those just add character. I live in Idaho, land of Tyson and Hobbs fame (read his adventures in day trips). The matte finish hides a lot. My ST gets tons of black scuffs from boots that are a pain to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-10-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8,566
Views: 778,663
Posted By boomhwr
Did that trail last September on the ATV's. We...

Did that trail last September on the ATV's. We met some Sierra Club members at the meadow and were scolded for "disrupting nature". Two bone stock rubicons doing less than 10 mph. They were were...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,442
Posted By boomhwr
Congrats on the new ride!!! Did the same thing...

Congrats on the new ride!!! Did the same thing with my KLR. Hardest decision was between white and matte green. Green won.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 203,251
Posted By boomhwr
Was in the market for a new bike, wife got tired...

Was in the market for a new bike, wife got tired of me putting money into the KLR. Wanted to test ride a Super Tenere and look at a Triumph. Rode in and as I was looking at the Tiger, the salesman...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 27,239
Posted By boomhwr
I was all geared up to get one three weeks ago....

I was all geared up to get one three weeks ago. Took it for test ride of about 40 miles and it was way more than I could ever use. I am not a serious off roader and most of my miles will be paved....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,418
Posted By boomhwr
In Idaho any rider on a motorcycle has to reach...

In Idaho any rider on a motorcycle has to reach the pegs. Was stopped by an state trooper who gave me the lecture, and then a Boise PD officer stopped to add to the lecture. I was given "a break"...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-18-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8,566
Views: 778,663
Posted By boomhwr
But they claim to have a killer deal on octane...

But they claim to have a killer deal on octane boost!!!!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,616
Posted By boomhwr
Saw it written for 25/35 in left lane. Judge...

Saw it written for 25/35 in left lane. Judge tossed it saying the law was vague. In Idaho there is usually a hidden "if the situation allows". so tickets get tossed. Irritating.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,178
Posted By boomhwr
I keep a refillable Starbucks mug, gift, and fill...

I keep a refillable Starbucks mug, gift, and fill it up at the gas station. Then I just park down the block from Star bucks. Kind of standout with my yellow construction vest over my jacket with the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,405
Posted By boomhwr
No, the lights and sirens add the stress by...

No, the lights and sirens add the stress by causing an extra adrenaline dump. When I went through on my Road King, did it just riding and then again with the all the woo woo just to mark the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,148
Posted By boomhwr
'07 KLR, Snot Rocket. Faded green and its so...

'07 KLR, Snot Rocket. Faded green and its so fast!!!!:rofl
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25,651
Views: 4,850,498
Posted By boomhwr
Really interested, and wife says I can do some...

Really interested, and wife says I can do some browsing. How bad are the passenger pegs? Need leg room for growing co-pilot.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8,566
Views: 778,663
Posted By boomhwr
Got it if you still need it. Will even be around...

Got it if you still need it. Will even be around til Saturday night. In north Meridian.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,441
Posted By boomhwr
Go to day trips or the NW thread and read Tyson...

Go to day trips or the NW thread and read Tyson and Hobbs. I couldn't do it, but Tyson takes that Tiger places I won't take my ATV. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,263
Posted By boomhwr
Not sure if it is a myth or not. Half of the...

Not sure if it is a myth or not. Half of the people out there can't see you. The other half reallly is trying to kill you!:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8,566
Views: 778,663
Posted By boomhwr
Southern Idaho Fuel

Just curious, why couldn't you run to Rogerson, Hollister or even Feilds service for gas? If you get stuck in Rogerson after hours, just knock on the house out back and I think Helen will turn on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,259
Posted By boomhwr
Being a KLR pilot, in the few emergency stops I...

Being a KLR pilot, in the few emergency stops I have performed there is no way I could have slid back on the seat. The seat was so clenched in the sphincter thinking how great the braking is and how...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 100,694
Posted By boomhwr
Had to take the class twice. First time took test...

Had to take the class twice. First time took test on a Honda 250 street thing. Second time I took the experienced riders course, had to take to continue in motor school, was on a Road King that I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,111,303
Posted By boomhwr
Mark, Read almost everything you have...

Mark,

Read almost everything you have posted, amazing and sending whatever wishes are needed on the anniversary. One question, how is your Ipad to travel with? Better than a mini?

Always...
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