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Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 122,829
Posted By junkyardroad
If you go over Independence Pass, thru Aspen,...

If you go over Independence Pass, thru Aspen, then northwest on 82, my family and I have an extra bedroom for you. We are between New Castle, and Silt, north of i70. Pm if interested.

I just...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,452,686
Posted By junkyardroad
I'd like to use the same setup, what brackets did...

I'd like to use the same setup, what brackets did you use?
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 181,792
Posted By junkyardroad
Can't see the pics anymore, you are too popular?...

Can't see the pics anymore, you are too popular? for photobucket.
Great thread
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13,092
Views: 1,269,270
Posted By junkyardroad
Similar for me. I have barely ridden my Wing this...

Similar for me. I have barely ridden my Wing this summer, only short errands and quick local cruises. My KLR is an '09 and somehow racks up 200 miles every time I turn the key. I'll give the wing...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 118,311
Posted By junkyardroad
Great thread, and an excellent post about this...

Great thread, and an excellent post about this interesting place. Thank you. Valparaiso is now on my bucket list.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13,092
Views: 1,269,270
Posted By junkyardroad
And me too, 6,7" 230. Progressive shock and...

And me too, 6,7" 230. Progressive shock and cartridges, Rox risers - huge difference
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 122,829
Posted By junkyardroad
Ya, I'm seeing those too...dang

Ya, I'm seeing those too...dang
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 181,792
Posted By junkyardroad
I liked this one too, he hasn't logged on since...

I liked this one too, he hasn't logged on since early January.
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 1,657,233
Posted By junkyardroad
And not intended to do the same things as either...

And not intended to do the same things as either type of XR. Know what your riding and why B4 you knock it.

I have 2 XRLs and a KLR, (and several others), for totally different purposes.

All...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By junkyardroad
Aspen is really nice right now. C'mon out, the...

Aspen is really nice right now. C'mon out, the roads are open! :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By junkyardroad
I just upgraded to a fh020aa mosfet r/r on my...

I just upgraded to a fh020aa mosfet r/r on my 2009. A very easy conversion that only required slight enlargement of a bolt hole to fit right in. Wiring is very easy, and as a benefit, I used the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 122,829
Posted By junkyardroad
This is very good. I can read it all pretty will...

This is very good. I can read it all pretty will and laughed hard at this. My Profe was far too formal to delve into these things, but they do bring out some of the character of the language and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 122,829
Posted By junkyardroad
That's both fascinating and funny, thanks for...

That's both fascinating and funny, thanks for sharing it. Of the many aspects of my Spanish class, my favorite is idiomatic expressions. Most are baffling, some are quite useful. Can you offer any...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 1,657,233
Posted By junkyardroad
I have, just a few days ago, and the energy...

I have, just a few days ago, and the energy industry is not fucking anything up fracing or otherwise. ND is changed by the economic activity for sure, but visually with few exceptions, it looks like...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 122,829
Posted By junkyardroad
That will be of great interest, looking forward...

That will be of great interest, looking forward to it! I'm 6'7 bout 220 living in an empty room saving like a madman. Luckily I have a good job too, so I'll be hoping for rtw over several years like...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 122,829
Posted By junkyardroad
Thanks for the cost breakdown, expenses are the...

Thanks for the cost breakdown, expenses are the greatest stress point in planning something like this for me. There's no way I could ride such a tiny motorcycle or eat so little (a genetic gift of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 122,829
Posted By junkyardroad
http://travelbugblues.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/...

http://travelbugblues.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/babyarmadillo.jpg[/QUOTE]

Wow, you ran into my mother in law way down there. :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,963
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I really liked your last r/r, and it's nice to...

I really liked your last r/r, and it's nice to have you post another.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,923
Posted By junkyardroad
I regret not hauling ass to South America the day...

I regret not hauling ass to South America the day I bought it. :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,211
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb Please disregard whatever was said about that. ...

Please disregard whatever was said about that. We all have rough times, and, telling the good and bad keeps it real and interesting. It's usually obvious when a report is pretending they were on a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 1,657,233
Posted By junkyardroad
I started a KLR shitstorm on my favorite...

I started a KLR shitstorm on my favorite thread....

It's that much more entertaining now, I have to agree. Keep it up.

The right bike for the trip is the one you have. I have considered...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 1,657,233
Posted By junkyardroad
I didn't mean to veer off into...

I didn't mean to veer off into perfect-bike-for-the-trip territory, just lovin' the report you're writing. I don't ride too aggressively, and rarely look down at whatever bike is between my knees...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 1,657,233
Posted By junkyardroad
Great vid! Adds a lot to the RR, this is a great...

Great vid! Adds a lot to the RR, this is a great one.

A few years ago, I dreamt of riding my XR to Baja...

Then last winter I survived one of life's train wrecks while reading Ulyses...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 100,519
Posted By junkyardroad
I have to say that looks fun as hell, but I would...

I have to say that looks fun as hell, but I would probably not ride like that with my girl on the back.

:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,950
Views: 270,066
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb Awesome. Congrats on a great ride and ride...

Awesome. Congrats on a great ride and ride report. Enjoyed every post.:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13,092
Views: 1,269,270
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I appreciate your effort here, great can-do...

I appreciate your effort here, great can-do approach, but I might recommend spending money on one of these....

http://www.rowe-electronics.com/modules

Aerostitch sells them or buy direct....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-19-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11,145
Views: 1,209,447
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I'm having similar issues and will benefit from...

I'm having similar issues and will benefit from this to, thanks for the idea. I'll give it a try. :thumbup
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-13-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11,145
Views: 1,209,447
Posted By junkyardroad
It loaded after 12 hours. Sorry about the rant,...

It loaded after 12 hours. Sorry about the rant, this was so frustrating. Never heard of mass storage mode, how do I do that?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-12-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11,145
Views: 1,209,447
Posted By junkyardroad
First experience with Montana 650 is that ounce...

First experience with Montana 650 is that ounce for ounce an extra screwdriver or pliers would be more useful. I have not successfully loaded a single map in 8 hours ( never past 12%), have to...
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 50,317
Posted By junkyardroad
Tried to buy today, but the code expired Dec. 31....

Tried to buy today, but the code expired Dec. 31. Will you be offering a new code?
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13,092
Views: 1,269,270
Posted By junkyardroad
I thought this concept could be adopted by the...

I thought this concept could be adopted by the KLR community. Surprised you guy didn't think of this first.


http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh156/junkyardroad/KLRpic_zps89110c97.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 70,343
Posted By junkyardroad
Puke I would really like to hear how you do that. I'm...

I would really like to hear how you do that. I'm just learning Lightroom, appreciate any tips!

I subscribed to your thread just to study the amazing pics, then bought a T5i and love it even though...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,950
Views: 270,066
Posted By junkyardroad
The problem is not that someone would steal your...

The problem is not that someone would steal your camera here, it's that there are 2 men on a motorcycle. That should not happen. Anytime there are 2 men, and 1 bike, the smaller man walks. Law of...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,421
Posted By junkyardroad
Tusk (Rocky mountain MC) has a nice set of...

Tusk (Rocky mountain MC) has a nice set of aluminum boxes for a great price. I just installed a pair and am very happy with what I got for the money. You will have to find mounting brackets...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,926
Posted By junkyardroad
I'm hoping to do Patagonia in a couple of years...

I'm hoping to do Patagonia in a couple of years on my KLR. Getting it ready now. Might as well go big, if you're gonna go! Allison (Allison's wonderland) did 'only' 2000 miles of dirt out of 16,000...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,926
Posted By junkyardroad
Before long you'll be one of the few who are, as...

Before long you'll be one of the few who are, as the saying goes, watching the sun set over the ocean 10,000 miles from home wondering why it took you so long to get here.....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,645
Posted By junkyardroad
I have a KLR and would like to join,I live right...

I have a KLR and would like to join,I live right here in the center of the Rockies, Glenwood Springs. I went to Facebook (not a fan) but don't see a way to join. Am I missing something.
Scott
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 144,166
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb This is good to know, thanks for posting!

This is good to know, thanks for posting!
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 74,458
Views: 7,786,237
Posted By junkyardroad
I'm rebuilding the old battle ax for dirt only. I...

I'm rebuilding the old battle ax for dirt only. I just don't feel too comfy committing to those distances with an engine frankensteined together from 3 parts motors.. (It was ugly in there). Add...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13,092
Views: 1,269,270
Posted By junkyardroad
I cannot decide on panniers; Pelicans, or...

I cannot decide on panniers; Pelicans, or aluminum boxes. Either way, I think I want a hard top case. Anybody know about how much weight is max for the rear subframe? I'm wanting to do Patagonia/TDF...
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