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Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By Shakey
Broke mine last year and bought one from Moose...

Broke mine last year and bought one from Moose racing it works okay.
Welded the old one up and kept it as a spare. It's the old weld that is weak.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4,076
Views: 980,252
Posted By Shakey
Great thread:clap ...

Great thread:clap
http://shakey.smugmug.com/photos/13804049-L.jpg

Not really a structure ...but the fence is
http://shakey.smugmug.com/photos/13804091-L.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,022
Posted By Shakey
ZX14 Have you sat on one? Power, handling ,decent...

ZX14 Have you sat on one? Power, handling ,decent ergo's nice for sport touring.
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2007, 04:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,798
Posted By Shakey
Hmm let me put in this in simple terms:D This...

Hmm let me put in this in simple terms:D
This is pertains to sport bikes

A 600cc bike can kill you
A 1000cc wants to kill you :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,415
Posted By Shakey
I like ,I like a lot.:clap I am in the market for...

I like ,I like a lot.:clap I am in the market for a new bike yet I have not found one that would meet all my wants or needs, this one looks close.
Sigh ... still waiting
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2007, 12:43 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 51,470
Posted By Shakey
Loose(to a degree) and lubed is the way to go. ...

Loose(to a degree) and lubed is the way to go.
Gear oil is good and cheap but man is it messy.
I have probably used 10 different lubes for mine and alls I know is keep it loose and lubed. 21,000Km...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By Shakey
Your problem sounds float related. It only...

Your problem sounds float related.
It only takes one speck of crud to make your bike not work proper.
Even though your bike is "new" there still can be rust/crud in the tank.
Good luck
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,320
Posted By Shakey
105 mph indicated with the wind at my back....

105 mph indicated with the wind at my back. That's all she had.
Conversely with a stiff wind at my face it has trouble making 85 mph.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By Shakey
Culprit could be the rear wheel bearing. A...

Culprit could be the rear wheel bearing. A friends KLR made a grinding noise after he got a rear tire replaced. We looked and looked and could not find the cause right away. He took it back to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By Shakey
KTM Dilemma

Okay time for me to turn the ole 2002 KLR 650 in.
She's been great but I want for more.
My short list

KTM 640 Adventure :too tall as I stand 59 with a 32 " inseam
Price is nice , and I would...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,043
Posted By Shakey
Very nice very original. Good work:clap ...

Very nice very original. Good work:clap

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8,448
Views: 2,028,857
Posted By Shakey
A Few of my fav's Water crossing ...

A Few of my fav's

Water crossing
http://shakey.smugmug.com/photos/3766696-M.jpg

KLR grade road
http://shakey.smugmug.com/photos/69915579-M.jpg


Playing in puddles
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By Shakey
Most KLR's are like this from what I have read...

Most KLR's are like this from what I have read /heard and experienced.

Nothing new here.
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,283
Posted By Shakey
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 174,717
Posted By Shakey
I am waiting for you to do a better review oh...

I am waiting for you to do a better review oh great one:lol3 :ear

Great spirits have always met violent opposition from mediocre minds
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-06-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4,596
Views: 1,694,446
Posted By Shakey
http://shakey.smugmug.com/photos/149807332-L.jpg ...

http://shakey.smugmug.com/photos/149807332-L.jpg

http://shakey.smugmug.com/photos/149831506-L.jpg

My humble contributions

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 174,717
Posted By Shakey
Nope it's Gorge Creek entrance from near Blue...

Nope it's Gorge Creek entrance from near Blue Rock. Good guess though :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 174,717
Posted By Shakey
2002 KLR 650 full up with oil, batt 3/4 tank of...

2002 KLR 650 full up with oil, batt 3/4 tank of gas my custom tail bag driven on the pancake scale at my work which is calibrated every 6 months
weighed in at 405 lbs....
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,593
Posted By Shakey
Sub Liter =650 Longer runs= Wee Strom,...

Sub Liter =650
Longer runs= Wee Strom, KLR,DR650
Street oriented = see above
Easy to Maintain= KLR ,DR dunno about the wee strom
Cheap um er I mean inexpensive= KLR or DR

DR 400 is an option...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,079
Posted By Shakey
I have the same operation due to be done on my...

I have the same operation due to be done on my 2002 KLR.
Sprockets,chain,rear brake pads and tire.
This post has inspired me to drink more while I labor...
well not really because I do not think...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By Shakey
Kenda 270's Cheap cheap and did I say cheap? I...

Kenda 270's Cheap cheap and did I say cheap? I bought my front tire last year at a local bike internet gathering sale at one of the local dealerships for $25.00 CND :rofl I need a new rear this year...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,189
Posted By Shakey
Buy what you want. If it's the 08 KLR then ......

Buy what you want. If it's the 08 KLR then ... pony up and pay the extra.
Any quality dealership should have no qualms about you upgrading but expect to pay a price. Just because you are fickle is...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 248,054
Posted By Shakey
me and mine ...

me and mine

http://shakey.smugmug.com/photos/3766696-M.jpg


Some dirty water|



http://shakey.smugmug.com/photos/77967116-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2006, 10:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,377
Posted By Shakey
:lurk :clap :clap

:lurk :clap :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By Shakey
That 2004 has the same color and graphics as my...

That 2004 has the same color and graphics as my 2002 , it must be different in your neck of the woods.

Don't worry about the scrape, mud spatter should hide that damage quite good IMO.

Enjoy
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,007,104
Posted By Shakey
Awesome !I wish you many happy miles and trails...

Awesome !I wish you many happy miles and trails with your new bike. And I hope to see some of your posts here as well. Sometimes it sure seems there is a higher power at work here or maybe is just...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,007,104
Posted By Shakey
Calgary buy and sell (bargain finder) has one a...

Calgary buy and sell (bargain finder) has one a 2001 I think $4200.00 it looks it has some farkles.

Link...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Shakey
Sounds like the Diaphram is ripped?

Sounds like the Diaphram is ripped?
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,066
Posted By Shakey
A KLR on a Trailer is.... a blasphemy of the...

A KLR on a Trailer is.... a blasphemy of the worst kind. :cry Please if you must trailer it ... get some HD decals to paste over the KLR decals on the tank.:lol3

Fuck the doohicky it's all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2006, 10:13 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,077
Posted By Shakey
Do what you feel is safe.If puttering to the...

Do what you feel is safe.If puttering to the beach in beach wear is your thing, then do it!
One time I rode in my alley way without my helmet ,max 5 mph . A nosey neighbor asked me where is your...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 36,661
Posted By Shakey
The best dual sport is ....the one you own,the...

The best dual sport is ....the one you own,the one you want to buy next and the one that is not available in your country.
Just pick one... eeinie meenie minie moe .

Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2006, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,001
Posted By Shakey
I know the person who bought that bike that was...

I know the person who bought that bike that was used in that onewheeldrive article. :D
I like the bike it looks better in person IMO.
A super commuter bike. It gets alot of looks from people when...
Forum: Face plant 01-19-2006, 12:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,043
Posted By Shakey
I like Arnie too ... to a degree...I am not a...

I like Arnie too ... to a degree...I am not a political person and do not base my opinions as such.

But your mature and witty CUM BACK :lol3 makes me regret my above posts and maybe I should ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By Shakey
Much thanks.:freaky

Much thanks.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By Shakey
Bmw Hp2

Just saw my first one today at the local stealership. I am in freaking lust,insta woody. If there was a dog humping a leg smiley I would be posting it.
Sorry I did a quick search and could not find...
Forum: Face plant 01-17-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,043
Posted By Shakey
Certainly I can see your point of view. Anyone at...

Certainly I can see your point of view. Anyone at anytime can have an accident.
However if I had a friend who had multiple motorcycle accidents ,with no MC license and his latest involved a child....
Forum: Face plant 01-17-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,043
Posted By Shakey
News Flash!!! This is not the first time...

News Flash!!!

This is not the first time Arnie has been in a motorcycle accident!

He had minor injuries years back before he was Gov from a low side slide (I believe) on his Harley Fat Boy....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2005, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Shakey
Years of wasting my life playing video games have...

Years of wasting my life playing video games have rewarded me with an uncanny dexterity in my left hand:rofl
http://shakey.smugmug.com/photos/3766696-M.jpg

Cheers ,
Tim
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2005, 12:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,866
Posted By Shakey
Triumph speed triple nuff said. 'olligan...

Triumph speed triple nuff said.
'olligan factor of the Duke II
more exotic than the Buell.
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2005, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 331,729
Posted By Shakey
People like you Eeyore and contributions like...

People like you Eeyore and contributions like this make this site.

While I might not purchase this bike I have certainly been educated and entertained by your posts here.
And while simple...
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