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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-14-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,156
Posted By nukemm
No luck so far.

No luck so far.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,156
Posted By nukemm
2000 Suzuki DRZ400S stolen from Mukilteo, WA

http://i.imgur.com/zE0csPZ.jpg?1

Stolen from Mukilteo, WA: 2000 Suzuki DRZ400S. Blue and white. 10000 miles. Aftermarket brush guards, skid plate and fuel tank. Dunlop D606 tires. CA plate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,415
Posted By nukemm
When I bought my KLR650 the original owner had...

When I bought my KLR650 the original owner had all of the service records, the manual, the tool kit, a cover and he knocked a bit off the price when he saw my DOD decals and we shot the breeze for a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 259,081
Posted By nukemm
:clap So glad to get a chance to catch up on...

:clap

So glad to get a chance to catch up on the RR. Death Valley has been added to my list of probably winter destinations this year...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 34,774
Posted By nukemm
I just watched the second disc of "Long Way Down"...

I just watched the second disc of "Long Way Down" this morning and I have really enjoyed it - not because the riding they are doing is spectacular or that the films are blockbuster quality or any of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 26,076
Posted By nukemm
Just 6000 miles on my 2009. I bought it in...

Just 6000 miles on my 2009. I bought it in February with 2100 on it and have been gone for 4 months since then, and out of work for the last 2 months. My new commute will be 55 miles per day, so...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,013
Posted By nukemm
This kind of fix is befitting a KLR. Subscribed....

This kind of fix is befitting a KLR. Subscribed. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,507
Posted By nukemm
I get around the lunch time one by carpooling to...

I get around the lunch time one by carpooling to a lunch spot with coworkers or going somewhere within walking distance as to not forfeit my parking spot. Since I'm pretty cheap my wife usually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,017
Posted By nukemm
What is that thing?

What is that thing?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,017
Posted By nukemm
My KLR650. I hate this bike so much because it...

My KLR650. I hate this bike so much because it is so mediocre, but I love this bike so much because it does 90% of what I want it to do; for the other 10% I have my DRZ400S. It is slow for a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,507
Posted By nukemm
I have a few different combinations based on...

I have a few different combinations based on where I am going, what the weather is like and what I am doing when I get to my destination. The only thing that ever changes is which pants I wear.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 1,270,413
Posted By nukemm
I just spent the last few days reading this RR...

I just spent the last few days reading this RR from the beginning, and it has been great! I'm glad you enjoyed my home down (Oak Harbor, WA). It is nice to see familiar places from someone else's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,268
Posted By nukemm
My experience with a 2004 DR650 compared to my...

My experience with a 2004 DR650 compared to my 2009 KLR650 was that the DR transmitted more vibrations to the rider and I felt I got blown around more (no real wind protection). That said, a STOCK...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,268
Posted By nukemm
Perhaps I should clarify my second point. The...

Perhaps I should clarify my second point. The gearing on the 650 is a bit better for highway, but the seat is still seemingly made of plywood. I wouldn't want to sit on the DR650 or DRZ400S for...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,268
Posted By nukemm
At 6'2" how are you having troubles with the...

At 6'2" how are you having troubles with the height of the KLR? I'm 6' with a 34" inseam and am able to rest comfortable on the balls of my feet, darn near flat-footed.

If your requirements...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8,515
Views: 2,069,418
Posted By nukemm
I went out for a nice ride before it warmed up...

I went out for a nice ride before it warmed up this morning. Nice and cool (66F) when I left the house just after 8:00AM. My goal was to ride the Sunrise Highway and be home before 10:30AM for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,675
Posted By nukemm
I'm still wet behind the ears at 28, and reading...

I'm still wet behind the ears at 28, and reading your RR has reminded me that I need to see what sort of shenanigans my Grandpa (former Oregon state trooper, retired from Boise Cascade) is up to. ...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,840
Posted By nukemm
If you get a chance, make your way up to SR20 and...

If you get a chance, make your way up to SR20 and head west. The pass is still open and conditions are favorable (well, they were today according to WADOT). That'll dump you out in Sedro Wooley,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 1,101,460
Posted By nukemm
The NC700X didn't have any vibration to speak of...

The NC700X didn't have any vibration to speak of at any RPM over 2500. Getting going produced a little bit of vibration, but once rolling it was hardly an issue. In a drag race with the KLR the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 1,101,460
Posted By nukemm
I just got back from a test ride on a 2012...

I just got back from a test ride on a 2012 NC700X. I really did want to like this bike, and to be honest I do like this bike - except for it not feeling any more powerful than my KLR. On the KLR I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 280,155
Posted By nukemm
Have any aftermarket companies tackled the engine...

Have any aftermarket companies tackled the engine on this thing yet? With a parallel twin 670cc they should be able to get some more power. It is a Honda, after all, and they seem to always tune...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,401
Posted By nukemm
70-75MPH on a KLR is between 4500-5000RPM, so not...

70-75MPH on a KLR is between 4500-5000RPM, so not that high. Any faster and the engine works hard, and slower then 65MPH 5th gear is really lugging it. Compared to my DRZ it sounds like I'm riding...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,401
Posted By nukemm
Pretty certain. Trip meter reset to 0 after each...

Pretty certain. Trip meter reset to 0 after each fill up, and simple math of miles ridden divided by gallons filled (never topping off, just to the click). I think I have the unicorn of KLRs. An...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,401
Posted By nukemm
Yes, and it already has. Last year I got back...

Yes, and it already has. Last year I got back into motorcycling with a Suzuki DRZ400S and I bought a KLR650 last month as a more practical alternative (total ownership costs of the DRZ were...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-27-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,395
Posted By nukemm
Looks like a ton of fun! Good decision on taking...

Looks like a ton of fun! Good decision on taking an off road course. I took one last summer and learned more in those few sessions than I did in over 100 miles on my own.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 26,235
Posted By nukemm
This past weekend set a new personal low...

This past weekend set a new personal low temperature at ~35F. Snow everywhere but the roadway itself. No heated gear and summer gloves, but I did put a fleece on underneath my riding jacket.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 763
Posted By nukemm
Operation Deep Freeze

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Here's a short video of my trip around Southern California this past...
Forum: Face plant 02-23-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,387
Posted By nukemm
Testing crash bars..

This past weekend I took my almost new 2009 KLR 650 out to Corral Canyon OHV park for a bit of off road familiarization and got quite familiar with a tree. I was going up a steep hill pretty heavy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By nukemm
Thanks for the responses, guys.

Thanks for the responses, guys.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By nukemm
Want to Borrow: Men's riding pants (San Diego, CA)

I'm looking to borrow a pair of men's riding pants from 03/04/12-03/08/12. My younger brother is visiting from Seattle and we're going on a ride for a couple of days. I have an extra bike, extra...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-15-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,626
Posted By nukemm
Beautiful bikes and photography. How I wish we...

Beautiful bikes and photography. How I wish we could go the the dealer and buy a new TransAlp in the USA...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 57,343
Posted By nukemm
Not saying that it should apply under current...

Not saying that it should apply under current regs. The regs should be changed to require ATGATT.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 78,310
Posted By nukemm
Today I discovered a couple of flaws with my...

Today I discovered a couple of flaws with my "new" KLR 650:

1. Crap fasteners. Who uses phillips head on anything these days?

2. Needlessly complex battery removal. Not difficult, just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 57,343
Posted By nukemm
I think the real issue is PPE. As an active duty...

I think the real issue is PPE. As an active duty member (MM1 (E6) USN) in San Diego I see at least 90% of motorcyclists do not wear any PPE aside from helmet, gloves, boots and vest. I've seen...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,891
Posted By nukemm
January of 2011 I lost my Aunt Leslie to cancer...

January of 2011 I lost my Aunt Leslie to cancer (she was in her early 40s, survived by her husband and young son). The pain she went through both times (first diagnosed in '07, in remission for a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-09-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 592,919
Posted By nukemm
http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/9138/dsc04021y....

http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/9138/dsc04021y.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,311
Posted By nukemm
Well done. Thank you for breaking up my mundane...

Well done. Thank you for breaking up my mundane day with a bit of adventure.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 78,310
Posted By nukemm
Suzuki DRZ400S: Horrible seat, shifting weight...

Suzuki DRZ400S: Horrible seat, shifting weight on the seat with IMS tank causes the front of the seat to unhook from the tank, I feel like I am revving the piss out of it to keep up with traffic,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,695
Posted By nukemm
I don't have any problems doing a ride swap with...

I don't have any problems doing a ride swap with most people as long as they ride, too. Generally if I'm letting someone ride my bike I'm riding theirs, so the risk is mutual.
Forum: Vendors 02-02-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,723
Posted By nukemm
Looking forward to trying out the C14. Maybe if...

Looking forward to trying out the C14. Maybe if I get something a little more street oriented my wife will be less hesitant to join in on the fun.
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