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Forum: Beasts 09-01-2013, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Still here huh?

Sorry to dig up the old post. Just saying hi. :freaky

Bross is one of the *ahem* earlier contributors here.

Hope things are going well for you, thought I would pop in and see what the thread...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2013, 07:57 PM
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Posted By Krahe
I want one as well...the bike is nice too. :D ...

I want one as well...the bike is nice too. :D

When did the good doctor get a scrambler? Does anyone know what episode this is in?

Any story about how he dumped the bike in 30ft? Glad the...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2013, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Yes, I cant believe this thread is well over a...

Yes, I cant believe this thread is well over a thousand now!

:eek1

I have been lurking once and a while. Moved back to the eastern states from Arizona. Haven't found so much as a dirt road yet,...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2013, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Aha, there is a silver cap covering the head of...

Aha, there is a silver cap covering the head of the screw! Thank you!

:clap
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2013, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Tire change question

Howdy, its been a while!

I am currently trying to remove the front wheel on my 08' and am having trouble. Can someone tell me what the process is?

I have the axle nut off, but the axle doesn't...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2012, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Krahe
I have a 30" inseam and my heels are maybe 1/2"...

I have a 30" inseam and my heels are maybe 1/2" off the ground when sitting upright. One of the reasons I bought the bike is it felt more comfortable than a GS650. :nod
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Sorry for the absence, Its been a rough life. I...

Sorry for the absence, Its been a rough life. I got laid off back in 09 didn't find a job till end of 10. Still got the bike though! Moved to the Midwest from Arizona (major change!).

Now the new...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2012, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Has anyone in the states had their scrambler in...

Has anyone in the states had their scrambler in for its 6000miles checkup? How much did it cost?
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2011, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Krahe
AWESOME!!!! :clap:clap:clap

AWESOME!!!! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2011, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Did you have to remove the tank? I need to fix...

Did you have to remove the tank? I need to fix mine as well, its "seeping" very little oil (a drop or two?) every ride but it is noticeable.
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2011, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Krahe
I didnt make it. Just wanted to share a cool...

I didnt make it. Just wanted to share a cool video. I wish I had talent like that! :lol3
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2011, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Its been a while since I contributed so here you...

Its been a while since I contributed so here you go. Warning; foul language, cool sounds:

Edit: I did not make this video.

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Forum: Beasts 04-13-2011, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Congrats! I feel so bad for you, but at least the...

Congrats! I feel so bad for you, but at least the pain is over! :clap Just in time for warm weather to get here though, happy riding!
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2011, 02:56 PM
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Posted By Krahe
You probably know this but it hasn't been brought...

You probably know this but it hasn't been brought up, new tires have mold release crap on them that makes them a bit slippery until you get some miles on them. Maybe that's the issue. Stay safe and...
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2010, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Krahe
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone!

:freaky
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2010, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Thanks for the tip! I put stabilizer in,...

Thanks for the tip!

I put stabilizer in, changed the oil, and put it up (off the tires) on a nice new rolling MC jack from harbor freight ($99 with coupon...CBOA cred still intact) in the garage....
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2010, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Krahe
+1, again if you get this bike be prepared for...

+1, again if you get this bike be prepared for Q+A when you stop to refuel. It happens ALOT.
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2010, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Krahe
The last ride (before the snow comes)

I finally got a new job, so I moved northeast last month to a colder region of the states. After the oil change I put the cover over it and parked it in the garage (snow is on the way...temps are...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21,884
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Posted By Krahe
Holy Carp! Haven't been on in a while so I missed...

Holy Carp! Haven't been on in a while so I missed the original post, but sorry to hear what happened. Protective gear works folks! Get better soon.
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2010, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Krahe
O father in heaven save this poor soul who doth...

O father in heaven save this poor soul who doth trespass on the wrong side of the lords road, may he not contend to the will of St. Peterbuilt, May he ride forever on his gilt steed, uncontested in...
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2010, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Welcome! You made a good first choice IMO.

Welcome! You made a good first choice IMO.
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2010, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Cool, free labor would be nice. It must be a pain...

Cool, free labor would be nice. It must be a pain to get the back wheel off though, I wouldnt be surprised if they did charge for it. TANSTAAFL.
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2010, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Krahe
I still have about 1000 to go on the rear, I am...

I still have about 1000 to go on the rear, I am looking at maybe getting about 5500 to 6000 out of the rear trailwing. Does anyone know how much the dealer charges to change a tire?
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2010, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Krahe
And the best part is the bike is reasonably...

And the best part is the bike is reasonably priced! :thumb All their bikes are less costly than other custom bike makers.
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2010, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Krahe
We're not worthy! We're not worthy! We're not...

We're not worthy! We're not worthy! We're not worthy! We're not worthy!

:bow:bow:bow:bow:bow:bow:bow:bow:bow:bow

Whatever it is you do it is working. Do you need an apprentice? (sorry vern :D)
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2010, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Krahe
I just started using Bel Ray: Super Clean chain...

I just started using Bel Ray: Super Clean chain lube. A guy at the MC parts store recommended it. It works great but the one downside is it is white. I cleaned the over spray off the sides of the...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2010, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Krahe
...and 100 lbs lighter...:wink:

...and 100 lbs lighter...:wink:
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2010, 04:00 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Very pretty. What tires are you running?

Very pretty. What tires are you running?
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2010, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Krahe
If it works, it works...:thumb

If it works, it works...:thumb
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2010, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Yeah I spaced out on that one. :D BTW, any...

Yeah I spaced out on that one. :D

BTW, any women in your group? We had 3 and they all could ride their bikes a few centimeters an hour and make perfect tight turns like they had gyroscopes built...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2010, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Krahe
Oh I remember now! Yes we did walk the bikes. For...

Oh I remember now! Yes we did walk the bikes. For some reason I was imagining standing next to it and walking it, but yes walking the bike really comes in handy since I tend to park it so I have to...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2010, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Krahe
That sounds just like the MSF course minus the...

That sounds just like the MSF course minus the walking backwards in a half circle...?
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21,884
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Posted By Krahe
I made mine about the size of a flat case of soda...

I made mine about the size of a flat case of soda (24 pack) :wink:.

I have been testing it for a week or so and found that with 2 bags of groceries (10 lbs?) the corner of the side bag rubs on...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2010, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Krahe
I highly recommend the MSF course, and I took the...

I highly recommend the MSF course, and I took the one at an HD dealership so the bikes were all Buell Blasts which were easy to learn on. I really enjoyed the class, and the training has saved my...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2010, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Krahe
This is a lot of blood sweat and tears, is just...

This is a lot of blood sweat and tears, is just as expensive, and it is nowhere near as good as what you can buy off the shelf. I dont recommend trying it.
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2010, 05:13 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Spokes are high stress parts, you dont want to...

Spokes are high stress parts, you dont want to mess around with a band-aid fix. Sorry, but I say get it fixed right.
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 21,884
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Posted By Krahe
Wasnt thinking, wrong place to ask that...

Wasnt thinking, wrong place to ask that question...abort...abort...:D
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2010, 11:19 PM
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Posted By Krahe
Thanks, I am going for the pseudo military look,...

Thanks, I am going for the pseudo military look, the question is RAF or US markings? I am leaning towards an all black US army air corps insignia stencil. Have to do some research, but the RAF...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21,884
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Posted By Krahe
I got tired of looking for bags and decided to...

I got tired of looking for bags and decided to make my own:

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zcm-nXi8wvY/TEsXrNp_bxI/AAAAAAAAAOo/Rt13Hiez1tY/s320/MCBag.jpg

The next step is figuring out how to mount...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21,884
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Posted By Krahe
I just put some UV protectant on the seat (and...

I just put some UV protectant on the seat (and all rubber and plastic bits) and forgot this morning when I went for my ride. The farther I opened the throttle...the farther back I went...the farther...
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